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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #244

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

Black to play and mate White

Solution

White’s King is in a net, and the question is, how to “get to him”? 60 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #243

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

White to play and mate Black

Muller v unknown, 1961

Solution

You know the score: how to land a blow on g8 or f7? 162 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #242

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

White to play and win

Matanovic v Olafsson, Bled Olympiad 1961

Solution

Pretty, today, and somehow the tactics “all work” for White. 71 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #241

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

Black to play and mate White

Tomovic v Sokolov, Belgrade 1961

Solution

Simple, today; but pretty. 16 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #240

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

White to play and mate Black

Honfi v Reshko, Leningrad 1961

Solution

Not too hard today: examine all biffs leads to 1 Nf7! 39 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #239

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

Black to play and mate White

Letelier v Fischer, Leipzig 1960

Solution

A position I knew, I think from my teenage years. 83 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #238

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

Black to play and mate White

Dojcinov v Bobocov, Bugarska 1960

Solution

Not too hard, given it is a problem: examine all biffs leads to 1…Qh3+ 25 more words

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