Puzzle for August 20, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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3… Ng4+ 4. Qxg4 Qd6+ 5. g3 Qd2+ 6. Ne2 Rf2+ 7. Kg1 Qe1# 0-1

Puzzle for August 19, 2018

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Chris Wainscott

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1… Re1+ 2. Bf1 Bg2 (2… Be2 $1 {Alternative}) 3. Rxg2 Nh3+ 0-1

Puzzle for August 18, 2018

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Chris Wainscott

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Bxh6 (1. Bxf7 c5) 1… g6 (1… Bxf5 2. Bxg7+ Kh7 3. Qg5) (1… gxh6 2. Re8)
2. Qg5 Nh7 (2… Qd6 3. Re6 Bxe6 4. Qxf6+ Kh7 5. Bxe6 Kxh6 6. Qxf7 gxf5 7. Qf6+
) 3. Bg7+ Rxg7 4. Re8+ 1-0

Puzzle for August 17, 2018

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Chris Wainscott

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Rxd5 (1. Bxh6 g6 2. Qf3 Rg8) 1… cxd5 (1… exd5 2. Bf6 Kg8 3. Qg4 g6 4.
Bxg6 fxg6 5. Qxg6+) 2. Bf6 Kg8 3. Qg4 g6 4. Bxg6 fxg6 5. Qxg6+ 1-0

 

Puzzle for August 16, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Rd4 Bc2 2. Rd2+ exd2 3. Qf3+ Ke1 4. Qf1# 1-0

Puzzle for August 15, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Qg4 Qb5 2. Qc4 Qd7 3. Qc7 Qb5 (3… Qa4 4. Re4 g6 5. Qxc8 Qxe4 6. Qxe8+) 4.
a4 Qxa4 (4… Qxe2 5. Rxe2 h6 6. Rxe8+) 5. Re4 Qb5 6. Qxb7 1-0

Puzzle for August 14, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Qe4 Qc7 (1… Bd7 2. Rxd7 Kxd7 3. Bb5+ Kc8 4. fxe5) 2. Bb5 Rc8 3. Bxc6+ Qxc6
4. Qxc6+ Rxc6 5. Bxb6 Rxb6 6. fxe5 1-0

Puzzle for August 13, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Bxe6 Bxe6 2. Nxg6+ Nxg6 3. Qxh7+ Rxh7 4. Rxh7+ Rxh7 5. Rxh7# 1-0

Puzzle for August 12, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Nf5+ gxf5 (1… Kh8 2. Qf7 gxf5 3. Bxh6 Nxh6 4. Ng6+ Bxg6 5. Rxh6+) 2. Bb3
Qxa1 3. Qxg8+ Bxg8 4. Bxh6+ Kh8 5. Bxf8+ Bh7 6. Ng6# 1-0

Puzzle for August 11, 2018

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Chris Wainscott

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Nf6+ Bxf6 (1… gxf6 2. Bxh7+ Kxh7 3. Qh5+ Kg7 4. Qg4+ Kh8 5. Rd3) 2. exf6
g6 (2… Rd8 3. Bxh7+ Kxh7 4. Qh5+ Kg8 5. Qg5) 3. Qe3 Qd8 (3… Kh8 4. Qh6 Rg8
5. h4 Qf8 6. Qg5) 4. Qf4 e5 5. Qxe5 (5. Qh4 Qd4 6. Qh6 Qf4+) 1-0