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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #363

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

White to play and mate Black

Debbia v Comuzzi, Reggio Emilia, 1972

Solution

1 Nf5 exploits the pin on the g-file. 30 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #362

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

White to play and mate Black

Dvoiris v Spassky, 1972

Solution

Yesterday, Timman lost, and today it is Spassky’s turn. 46 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #361

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

White to play and mate Black

Berquist v Timman, correspondence 1971/72

Solution

1 Nh5! to exploit the tied Nf6 (tied to defending h7) and the LPDO Qb6. 105 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #360

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

White to play and mate Black

Sampouw v Silalahi, Indonesia 1971

Solution

A nice one today. Not immediately obvious, but ‘when the penny drops’, a smile results. 25 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #359

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

White to play and mate Black

Palda v Beni, Vienna 1971

Solution

Ignoring the threat to the Q, 1 Nh6! 33 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #358

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

Black to play and mate White

Palme v Niedermayr, Linz 1971

Solution

Not too hard today: 1…Be4 2 Qe4[] Qg1+! 25 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #357

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

White to play and mate Black

Calobort v Balbe, Spain 1971

Solution

A rest day. 1 Qb7+ Nb7[] 2 Nc6+ Ka8[] 3 ab+ Kb7[] 4 Ra7 mate. 19 more words

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