Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 7, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (7-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** The black pieces are a little invasive and although they lack complete development, white pieces suffer from a similar evil, and to make matters worse, they are on the ropes in this position. White threatens to simplify with Nxf6+, relieving the pressure, […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 6, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (6-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** Black must surely regret not castling his king, and right now he’ s paying the consequences of his decision. However, during the game the white-piece player failed to find the best move for this position and now we the spectators have the […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 5, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (5-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** This type of mixed piece mate is usually a little tiresome to execute, even more so if our opponent is a computer, since it will make the most optimal possible defense that lengthens the solution by a lot. Against a human being […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 4, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (4-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** I couldn’t stop commenting on this position. White’s dominance is overwhelming and is very reminiscent of one of the famous games of AlphaZero, an artificial intelligence chess program developed by a Google subsidiary. Although its results and the way they have been […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 3, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (3-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** An attack position on the king in the center. Although perhaps it was a castled king who somehow ended up being drawn into the centre in this way. The truth is that the position of the white king is not enviable either, […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 2, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (2-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** The pressure against the castling of the white pieces has become quite hot and reached a critical point where it is about to break. The black pieces are perfectly aligned to allow this to happen: look at those bishops aiming that way […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Jan 31, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (31-En-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** Another attacking position where White has the initiative and must play with precision to impose it. At the moment they have a number of check candidates, and they are certainly all promising, but they may not all lead to immediate mate. It […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 01, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (01-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** This position is a little unusual, since even though Black has a lot of material, it does not translate into enough defensive resources. In fact, they are powerless against the threat of mate from white. However, the solution is anything but obvious; […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Jan 30, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (30-En-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** A typical attack position against the castling. Probably came from a Tarrash Defense or similar. The truth is that even though White has good pieces, he has serious weaknesses that allow Black pieces to gain a decisive advantage and forcefully win. Yes, […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Jan 29, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (29-En-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** A double-edged position where both sides have their chances. It seems to be in acute moment, because the first one to play, must be the winner. This time White played Nxe4 with the expectation of winning in style, but it turns out […]