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Chess tactics 6

Chess tactics 6 : [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600] [White "Daily tactics #6"] [Black "Black to play and win"] [Setup "1"] [FEN "2b2rkr/6p1/1R2p3/2p3Q1/p2n4/q7/PB3PPP/1B3RK1 b - - 0 1"] 1... Qg3!! {I will let the reader to work out the remaining variations himself. It has to be noted that his puzzle was inspired by the game…
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Chess tactics 5

Chess tactics 5 [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=50 h=700] [White "Daily tactics #5"] [Black "White to play and win"] [Result "1-0"] [FEN "6k1/1p2Pbbp/p2p2q1/8/8/2Q2B2/1P3PPP/6K1 w - - 0 1"] 1 Qc8+ Be8 2 Be4!  (2 Bd5 Kh8 {doesn't bring anything to White.}) Qf7 (2... Qh5 3 g4!) 3 Bd5 [/pgn]
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Chess tactics 4

Chess tactics 4 [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=50 h=700] [White "Daily tactics #4"] [Black "White to play and win"] [Result "1-0"] [FEN "6k1/p5p1/1p1p1nN1/1B1P4/4PK2/8/2r3b1/7R w - - 0 1"] 1 Rh8 + Kf7 2 Be8+!! Nxe8 3 Kg5!! {Amazing quiet move. Black has no defence against Rf8 mate next move. Great combination} [/pgn]
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Chess tactics 3

Chess tactics 3 [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=50 h=700] [Daily tactics #3] [Result "1-0"] [FEN "r4rk1/pp3ppp/2pq1nb1/6N1/2BP4/7R/PPQ2PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1"] 1 Qxg6!! hxg6 {forced} 2 Bxf7+!! Rxf7 {forced} 3 Rh8+!! Kxh8  {With 4 Nxf7 and  5 Nxd6 next White is reaching a winning endgame!} [/pgn]
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Chess tactics 2

Chess tactics 2: [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=50 h=700] [White "Daily tactics #1"] [Black "White to play and win"] [Result "1-0"] [FEN "6K1/Pp1r3r/5kn1/5p2/5P2/6N1/8/4R1R1 w - - 0 1"] 1 Nh5+ !! Rxh5 2 Rxg6!! Kxg6 3 Re6 mate {A very picturesque final position.} [/pgn]  
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