Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Interesting and unusual Knight moves - 1

The Knight can make fascinating moves on a chessboard. Enjoy these chess puzzles:

Puzzle 1 - White to move and draw. Solution is in the comment section.




Puzzle 2 - White to move and win. Solution is in the comment section.



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1 comment:

  1. Puzzle 1 - White to move and draw:
    1 Ng4+ Ke7
    2 Nf5+ Kd7
    3 Ne5+ Kc8
    4 Ne7+ Kb8
    5 Nd7+ Ka7

    6 Nc8+ Ka6
    7 Nb8+ Kb5
    8 Na7+ Kb4
    9 Na6+ Kc3
    10 Nb5+ Kd3

    11 Nb4+ Ke2
    12 Nc3+ Kf2 (12 ... Ke1 13 Nd3 checkmate)
    13 Nd3+ Kg3
    14 Ne4+ Kg4
    15 Ne5+ Kf5

    16 Ng3+ Kf6 initial position!

    Puzzle 2 - White to move and win:
    1. Nd6+ Ke5
    2. Nf7+ Kf5
    3. Nh6+ Ke5
    4. Ng4+ Kf5
    5. e4+ Qxe4

    6. Nh6+ Ke5
    7. Nf7+ Kf5
    8. Nd6+ pick up the Black Queen.

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