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Chess-puzzle > 2001/2

Chess Puzzle: No 2 2001 (3/9 - 9/9 2001)

Hope you enjoyed last weeks problems. This week we have selected some new problems. The rules are as in last weeks chesspuzzle 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.
  4. You can send your answers between 3/9 2001 and 9/9 2001.
  5. Everybody who has the right answer to all the problems this week and last 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. 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:

5 moves
7 moves
8 moves
9 moves

Solution:
1...Ra1+ 2.Rxa1 Qg5+ 3.Nf4 Qxf4+ 4.Kb1 Nd2+ 5.Kc1 Nb3+ 6.Kb1 Qc1+7.Rxc1 Nd2+ 8.Ka2 Ra8+ 9.Qa4 Rxa4+ mate

 
Problem 2

White to move and mates in:

4 moves
5 moves
6 moves
7 moves

Solution:
1.Nf6+ Kh8 2.Rxg7 Kxg7 3.Ne8+ Kh7 4.Qg7+ mate

 
Problem 3

Black to move and mates in:

2 moves
3 moves
4 moves
6 moves

Solution:
1...Nd4+ 2.Kxd1 Ne3+ 3.Kc1 Nd2+ mate


The above pictures should have resulted in this position:
 
Problem 4

White to move and mates in:

3 moves
4 moves
5 moves
7 moves

Solution:
1.Qh5 Bxd5 2.Rxd5 Qxd5 3.Qxf7+ Qxf7 4.Nd7+ mate

 

 

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