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Chess-puzzle > 2001/1

Chess-Puzzle: No 1 2001 (27/8 - 2/9 2001)

Hope you enjoy the problems we have selected for you, and remember there will be some new problems next week ;-) The rules are quite simple: you just have to pick the right answer to each problem!! The other rules are:

  1. Only Subscribers to Seagaard ChessReviews Newsletter and members of "Dansk Skak Unions Stotteforening (DSUS)" can win.
  2. We will find the winners between those who have answered all the questions correct.
  3. The winners will be announced in the next Newsletter and the winners will be notified directly through e-mail.
  4. You can send your answers between 27/8 2001 and 2/9 2001.
  5. Everybody who has the right answer to all the problems this week and next week has a chance to win the topprize "Total Chess Training" from ChessAssistant.

 

Prizes

The prizes given below is the prizes you can win this week - there are new prizes to win next week! Click on the Publishers banner to visit the homepage where you can read more about these and other products.

Publisher Prizes
1 x Winning with the Sicilian Dragon 2
1 x The Latvian Gambit Lives!
1 x Exploiting Small Advantages

1 x Advanced Chess School
1 x Chess School for Beginners
1 x Mikhail Tal

1 x Yearbook 59
1 x Max Euwe, The Biography
1 x The Master's choice, 1.Nc3

 

 

Problem 1

Black to move and mates in:

4 moves
5 moves
6 moves

Solution:
1...Rxb2+ 2.Rxb2 Nxc3+ 3.Ka1 Rh1+ 4.Rb1 Rxb1+ mate

 
Problem 2

White to move and mates in:

6 moves
7 moves
9 moves

Solution:
1.Rh3+ Kg5 2.Rh5+ Kf4 3.Rf5+ Ke3 4.Rf3+ Kd4 5.Rd3+ Kc5 6.Rd5+ Kb6 7.Rb5+ Kc7 8.Rb7+ Kd8 9.Rd7+ mate

 
Problem 3

Who is this chessplayer?

Alekhine
Capablanca
Lasker
Botvinnik

Solution:
Emanuel Lasker

 
Problem 4

White to move and mates in:

5 moves
6 moves
7 moves
8 moves

Solution:
1.Qg8+ Kxg8 2.Ne7+ Kh8 3.Nf7+ Rxf7 4.Rxc8+ Rf8 5.Rxf8+ mate

 
Problem 5

White to move and mates in:

3 moves
4 moves
5 moves
7 moves

Solution:
1.Bf7+ Ke7 2.Qxf6+ Kxf6 3.Nd5+ Ke5 4.Nf3+ Kxe4 5.Nc3+ mate

 

 

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