Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Chess Puzzle - Series 1775

White to move. How should white proceed ? 


GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. Bh7+ Kg7
  2. Rhg6+!! fxg6
  3. Qh6#
Or
  1. Bh7+ Kg7
  2. Rhg6+!! Nxg6
  3. Qh6+ Qh8
  4. Bxg6+ Kg8
  5. Qh7#
- White won 1-0 


Chess Puzzle - Series 1774

Black to move. How should black proceed ?


Wesley So VS Arkadij Naiditsch 
( Dortmund 2015 - Round 3 )

GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. ...Nf4+
  2. Kh2 Qf3!!
  3. Qxe4 Nh3#
Or
  1. ...Nf4+ 
  2. Kh2 Qf3!!
  3. gxf4 Rbxf2!
  4. Rf1xf2 Re4e1+
  5. Rf2f1 Rxf1#
Or
  1. ...Nf4+
  2. Kh2 Qf3!!
  3. gxf4 Rbxf2!
  4. Qxe4 Rxf1#
Or
  1. ...Nf4+ 
  2. Kh1 Qf3+
  3. Kg1 Qg2#
- Black won 0-1 



Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Chess Puzzle - Series 1773

Black to move. How should black proceed ? 



GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. ...e5!! 
  2. Bf1 e4 
  3. Bg2 e3 
  4. Bf1 g3 
  5. Bh3+ Kf4 
  6. Bf1 e2 
  7. Bxe2 g2 
Or
  1. ...e5!! 
  2. Kb2 g3
  3. Bf1 Kf4
  4. Kc2 Kf3
  5. Kd2 Kf2
  6. Bh3 e4 
- Black resigned 1-0  


Chess Puzzle - Series 1772

White to move. How should white proceed ? 


GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. Ra1d1!! Qxe3+ 
  2. Kh1 Kc8
  3. Qf8+! Rhxf8
  4. Rf1xf8+ Kd7
  5. Bf5#
Or
  1. Ra1d1!! Qxe3+
  2. Kh1 Kc8
  3. Qf8+! Rhxf8
  4. Rf1xf8+ Ncd8
  5. Bf5+! Nexf5
  6. Re8xd8#
Or
  1. Ra1d1!! Qxe3+
  2. Kh1 Kc8
  3. Qf8+! Rhxf8
  4. Rf1xf8+ Ncd8
  5. Bf5+! Qxf5
  6. Rd1xd8#
- White won 1-0 


Monday, June 29, 2015

Chess Puzzle - Series 1771

White to move. How should white proceed ? 



GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. Ng6+!! hxg6
  2. hxg6 Rf8f7
  3. Kg1+ Kg8
  4. Rh8+! Kxh8
  5. Qh5+ Kg8
  6. Qh7+ Kf8
  7. Qh8#
Or
  1. Ng6+!! hxg6
  2. hxg6 Qc5
  3. Qh5+ Kg8
  4. Qh7#
Or
  1. Ng6+!! hxg6
  2. hxg6 Kg8
  3. Qh5 Rf8f6
  4. Qh7+ Kf8
  5. Qh8#
- White won 1-0 


Chess Puzzle - Series 1770

Black to move. How should black proceed ? 


Fabiano Caruana VS Wesley So
( Dortmund 2015 - Round 2 )

GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. ...Bxe5!!
  2. fxe5 Rxe2!
  3. Kxe2 c3
  4. Bc8 f4
  5. d6+ Kd8
  6. Ba6 Kd7
  7. Bb5+ Ke6
  8. Bc4+ Kd7
Or

  1. ...Bxe5!!
  2. fxe5 Rxe2!
  3. Kxe2 c3
  4. Bc8 f4
  5. Bb5 g5
  6. d6+ Ke6
  7. Bc4+ Kd7
  8. Bd5 f3+
  9. Kd1 f2
  10. Bc4 g4
  11. Bf1 e3
  12. Kc2 g3
  13. Bb5+ Ke6
  14. Bc4+ Kd7
- Game drawn with agreement 1/2 - 1/2


Sunday, June 28, 2015

Chess Puzzle - Series 1769

White to move. How should white proceed ? 



GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. Kg6!! Kg8
  2. Re8#
Or
  1. Kg6!! Ra8
  2. Kf7 Kh7
  3. Rh4#
Or
  1. Kg6!! Rh5
  2. Kg6 Kg8
  3. Re8#
- White won 1-0 

Chess Puzzle - Series 1768

White to move. How should white proceed ? 



Georg Meier VS Yifan Hou
( Dortmund 2015 - Round 1 )

GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. e6!! Nf5
  2. Ne5+ Kh5
  3. e7 Re4+
  4. Kf3 Nxd7 
  5. e8=Q+
Or
  1. e6!! Kf6
  2. e7 Kf7
  3. Ne5+ Ke8
  4. b4! Rxb4
  5. Rd8+ Kxe7
  6. Nc6+
Or
  1. e6!! Kf6
  2. e7 Kf7
  3. Ne5+ Ke8
  4. b4! Nf6
  5. Rb7 Rxb4
  6. Rb8+ Kxe7
  7. Nc6+
Or
  1. e6!! Kf6
  2. e7 Kf7
  3. Ne5+ Ke8
  4. b4! Nf6
  5. Rb7 Ra3+
  6. Kd4 Ra1
  7. Kc5 Rd1
  8. Nc6 Rd5+
  9. Kb6 Rd6
  10. Rb8+ Kf7
  11. Rf8+ Kg7
  12. Rxf6
- Black resigned 1-0 


Chess Puzzle - Series 1767

Black to move. How should black proceed ?


Vladimir Kramnik VS Arkadij Naiditsch 
( Dortmund 2015 - Round 1 )

GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. ...Rh4xh2+!!
  2. Kg1 Qxg2#
Or
  1. ...Rh4xh2+!!
  2. Kxh2 Qh4+ 
  3. Kg1 Nxf3+
  4. Kf1 Rf8!
  5. d8=Q Nh2++
  6. Kg1 Nf3+!
  7. gxf3 Qg3+
  8. Kf1 Qxf3+
  9. Kg1 Qg3+
  10. Kh1 Qh3+
Or
  1. ...Rh4xh2+!!
  2. Kxh2 Qh4+
  3. Kg1 Nxf3+
  4. gxf3 Qg3+
  5. Kh1 Qh3+
  6. Kg1 Qg3+ 
  7. Kf1 Qxf3+
  8. Ke1 Qe3+
- Game drawn with agreement 1/2 - 1/2


Saturday, June 27, 2015

Chess Puzzle - Series 1766

White to move. How should white proceed ? 



GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. Bf1+!! Ka5
  2. Qxa7#
Or
  1. Bf1+!! Rb8b5
  2. Qxg8 hxg3
  3. hxg3 Ka5
  4. Bxb5 cxb5
  5. Qb8! a6
  6. Qb6+ Ka4
  7. Qxa6+ Ba5
  8. Qxb5+ Kxa3
  9. Qb3#

- White won 1-0 

Friday, June 26, 2015

Chess Puzzle - Series 1765

Black to move. How should black proceed ? 


GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. ...Rc8xc3!!
  2. bxc3 Qf2#
Or
  1. ...Rc8xc3!! 
  2. Ra1xa2 Rcf3+
  3. Ke2 Rf3f2+
  4. Kd1 Qxa2
Or
  1. ...Rc8xc3!!
  2. Ra1xa2 Rcf3+
  3. Kg2 Qf2+
  4. Kh1 Rfxg3
- White resigned 0-1 


Thursday, June 25, 2015

Chess Puzzle - Series 1764

White to move. How should white proceed ? 


GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. Nf5+!! Kh7
  2. Qh4+ Kg8
  3. Nh6+
Or
  1. Nf5+!! gxf5
  2. exf5 Nxf5
  3. Qxf5 Rdg8
  4. Rg1xg8 Qxg8
  5. Rg1 Qf7
  6. Rg1g4!
Or
  1. Nf5+!! Nxf5
  2. exf5 gxf5
  3. Qxf5 Red6
  4. Rg1g4! 
- Black resigned 1-0 


Chess Puzzle - Series 1763

White to move. How should white proceed ? 



GM_Knockout said ; 
  1. Qc2+ Qc5
  2. Bxc5 bxc5
  3. Qa4#
Or
  1. Qc2+ Kb7
  2. Rb1xb6+!! cxb6
  3. Qc8+ Ka7
  4. Qa8#
Or
  1. Qc2+ Kb7
  2. Rb1xb6+!! Ka7
  3. Rb6b8+ c5
  4. Bxc5+ Ka6
  5. Rd8d6+ Nac6
  6. Qa4#
Or
  1. Qc2+ Kb7
  2. Rb1xb6+!! Ka7
  3. Rb6b8+ Ka6
  4. Qd3+ Nac4
  5. Qxc4+ Qb5
  6. Qxb5#
- White won 1-0