White to move and mate in two.
White to move and win.
White to move and win (puzzle by Emanuel Lasker, Chess World Champion from 1894-1921).
Black to move and mate in 5 (Paul Keres – Tigran Petrosian, Yugoslavia 1959).
White to move and mate in 7! (Edward Lasker vs. George Thomas, City of London Chess Club, 1912) “The following game I consider the most beautiful I ever played … though it was not a tournament game and can, therefore, hardly be classed among the best games.” – Edward Lasker “A year later, Alekhine calledContinue reading “Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 16”
White to move. With best play, will the result be a win for white, loss for white or draw?
The situation is dire and seems to require nothing short of a miracle for Black to survive. What is Black’s miraculous move?
Winning is not difficult. Doing it in just three moves… that takes skill. Puzzle by Andre Cheron, 1936