Chess Puzzle of the Day (Dec 13, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (13-Dic-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** We have here a studio-type position where White, despite being a queen down, they’re able to force a mate net here, due to the concentration of their pieces around the black king, and where each of them has an active role to […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Dec 12, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (12-Dic-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** Black is an exchange down, but its remaining forces are sufficiently harmonized to support an unstoppable mate combination against the white king, whose castling is severely weakened, and if you find the combination to the end, you will see that this weakening […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Dec 11, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (11-Dic-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** A typical attacking position that we can delight in analyzing. We soon discover that White has sacrificed a full rook, for which they’re on the verge of defeat, materially speaking, but in return their pieces possess great potential due to their harmony […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Dec 10, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (10-Dic-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** An endgame with bishops of different colors. The hope of the black pieces is to enter there without queens, to secure the half point, but it is still questionable, due to the formidable mass of white pawns in the center that can […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Dec 9, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (9-Dic-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** The black position is overwhelming with those central pawns connected and passed, and with that white king so exposed, it’s not surprising that there’s a quick checkmate out there. Maybe this is a lesson for the white pieces player: give up when […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Dec 6, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (6-Dic-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** It really is a little embarrassing that Black is in a position like this and in exchange for «nothing», because apparently White has not had to sacrifice anything. With this black king so exposed, it is possible to find checkmate ideas based […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Dec 5, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (5-Dic-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** Yes, a rather weird position. Just look at that roaming king on g6 and those menacing advanced pawns on the third rank. Maybe you guessed it: it probably comes from a crazy blitz game. Well, no matter what the time control was, […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Dec 4, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (4-Dic-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and win *** White’s heavy pieces can reach an opportunely dominant position, while Black’s king cries desperately for help as he faces an imminent mate in a few moves. Can you find an elegant way to do it? Try it! Do you want to exercise […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 30, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (30-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** With that black king so exposed and the white pieces lurking around him incisively, it’s hard to believe that Black can escape from this, but in fact he can, thanks to an unexpected resource that leads directly to a nice checkmate. Find […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Nov 8, 2019) | Problema de ajedrez del día (8-Nov-2019)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** It seems like Black had seized the initiative here, but for some reason they got distracted and now it’s White turn to unleash a deadly counterattack. Can you find it? Do you want to exercise your tactical skills a little? Then solve […]