Chess Puzzles / Games

White to Play

Black thought, by exchanging queens and other material, he could get out of trouble, but White was tactically alert. What did he see?

White to Play

If you have spent any length of time with this puzzle column, you have to know White’s first move here! The question, however, is whether you can see all the lines that demonstrate how White wins here.

White to Play

Black has violated a good many principles of development such as not getting castled, playing with the queen too soon, and too many pawn moves. It’s your turn to show him the error of his ways.