White to move and win. (Hint: Bishop domination is the key strategy.)
This one is really not as hard as it looks. White to move and mate in 6 (Wilhelm Ropke, 1942.)
White to move and draw (D. Lolly, 1763).
White to move and mate in 3.
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My opponent just captured my rook on e8 with his knight. Black to move and mate in 2.
Hikaru Nakamura just defeated Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to win the London Chess Classic. Can you spot Nakamura’s final move? White to move and win.
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White to move and win (puzzle by Emanuel Lasker, Chess World Champion from 1894-1921).
Here there is only one move that leads to victory (provided of course that white plays all the correct moves afterward).