Chess Puzzle of the Day (Dec 1, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (1-Dic-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** With the Queen and black Rooks so active, it’s hard to think that the white King can escape from a perpetual as Black’s ultimate resource to save this position. However, it is White’s turn and its job is to find some very […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 29, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (29-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** White has just played Nd7, speculating on a possible repetition of moves like …Qf7 – Ne5 – Qf6 – Nd7, etc.; and if Black avoids it by playing …Qe7, then apparently Bxf5 is a strong answer. But Black has a fantastic resource […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 28, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (28-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** You can tell that White is like winning here, since the move Rxg7 looks quite strong and evident, but the point is: is there a checkmate? Black could put up a few resources to defend itself in some lines. If Black is […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 27, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (27-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** After some tactical skirmishes, White has emerged with an extra piece, but the game is not over. Black’s activity is superb and they’ll exert enough pressure to force a checkmate in a few moves – find the winning maneuver! Do you want […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 26, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (26-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** It seems that White is on the ropes because of the material relationship, so they squeeze their forces concentrated on the kingside to the maximum in an attack that at the end of the day will be promising, thanks to the harmony […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 24, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (24-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** This position is a typical case illustrating a winning endgame rule in this Queen endgame where the defending side has only one pawn, but it’s a Rook pawn and is on the seventh horizontal about to promote. You can only win if […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 23, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (23-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** The white pieces plunged into a greedy adventure on the queenside and have won at least the advantage of the exchange, but in so doing, their player has neglected his King which somehow ended up stuck in the middle and will be […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 22, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (22-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** White is struggling to win this game, because as you can see, they have promoted an extra Queen. However, despite their material advantage and relative defensive ability, it seems that some of their forces are treacherous. The black pieces have a higher […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 21, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (21-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** Black is only one move away to take control of the game and secure the point, as he/she has a sufficient material advantage, which is why White must play vigorously. Find the moves! Do you want to exercise your tactical skills a […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 20, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (20-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** The Black’s advantage is nailed and victory should be trivial. However, what this is all about is winning as soon as possible, by stretching a checkmate net. Try to do it! Do you want to exercise your tactical skills a little? Then […]