Puzzle for August 6, 2018

The solution appears at the bottom!  Fair warning, this one is a bit more difficult that most of them.

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. c4 Qxc4 (1… dxc4 2. exf6 Nxf6 (2… gxf6 3. Re1 Nd6 4. Qxf6) 3. Rc5 Qf4 4.
Rc1) (1… Ba6 2. Rb6 Kf7 3. cxd5) 2. exf6 gxf6 (2… Nxf6 3. Rb8 Rxb8 4. Rxb8)
(2… Nc3 3. fxg7 Rg8 4. Rc5) 3. Nd2 Qc7 4. Nxe4 dxe4 5. Qxf6 Rg8 6. Rg5 Rxg5
7. Qf8+ Kd7 8. Qe7+ Kc6 9. Rc1+ 1-0

Puzzle for August 5, 2018

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1. Rh5+ Kxh5 2. Qxf5+ Kh6 3. Qxe4 Rxe4 4. d7 1-0

Puzzle for August 4, 2018

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1. Qg8+ Kxg8 2. Ng6 1-0

Puzzle for August 3, 2018

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1. Qxd7 $1 Rxd7 2. Re8+ Kh7 3. Rcc8 1-0

Puzzle for August 2, 2018

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1. Qxh7+ Kxh7 2. Ng6+ Kg8 3. Rh8+ Kf7 4. Rf8+ Qxf8 5. d6# 1-0

Puzzle for August 1, 2018

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1… Ne3 0-1

Puzzle for July 31, 2018

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1… Rxe4 2. Qxb6 Rxe1+ 0-1

Puzzle for July 30, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1… Bxf3 2. gxf3 Rxh2+ 3. Kxh2 Bf2+ 4. Kg2 Rh2+ 5. Kxh2 Qh4+ 6. Kg2 Qg3+

7. Kh1 Qh3# 0-1

Puzzle for July 29, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1. Nxd6 $1 Bxd6 2. Qf6 Qxd5+ 3. Kh2 1-0

Puzzle for July 28, 2018

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The solution to today’s puzzle is:

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1… Rh3+ 2. Kf4 Rf3+ 3. Qxf3 Qe5# 0-1