Puzzle for July 16, 2018

Today’s puzzle is a bit different.  Look for a drawing line.

The solution appears at the bottom!

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Chris Wainscott

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Qf6 Kh7 2. Qxg7+ Kxg7 1/2-1/2

Puzzle for July 15, 2018

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Chris Wainscott

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. d6+ Re6 (1… Kh8 2. g4 Qg6 3. Nh4) 2. g4 Qe8 3. Ng5 1-0

Puzzle for July 14, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Rxc6 Qxc6 2. bxa5+ Kc7 3. Qe5+ Qd6 4. Rc1+ Kd7 5. Qg7+ Ke6 6. Re1+ Kd5 7. Rd1+ 1-0

Puzzle for July 13, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Bxf7+ Rxf7 2. Rd8+ Rf8 3. Qb3+ Qf7 4. e6 Qe7 5. Rd7 1-0

Puzzle for July 12, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Qxe4+ fxe4 2. Bxe4# 1-0

Puzzle for July 11, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1… Rxc6 2. bxc6 Rb1 0-1

Puzzle for July 10, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Nh6+ gxh6 (1… Kh8 2. Nxf7+ Kg8 3. Nxd8 Raxd8 4. Bxf6 gxf6 5. Qxf6 Be7) 2.Bxf6 Bg7 (2… Qxf6 3. Qxf6) 3. Bxd8 1-0

Puzzle for July 9, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1.Qxh5+ Rxh5 2.Bg6#

Puzzle for July 8, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1.Rd1 f5 2.Ba2 – there are also alternate solutions after moves like 1…Kf7 which are essentially the same.

Puzzle for July 7, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1.b5+ Kxc5 2.b6+