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List of daily chess tactics.

Daily chess tactics will be posted on this blog. The solution will be posted few hours after the puzzle, so the reader can try to find the solution on his own.

Benefits of chess tactics?

Solving chess tactical problems is one of the essential ways of improving your chess. Chess tactics appear in all phases of the chess game – the opening, the middlegame and the endgame.

Therefore, practicing calculation regulary is a must if you want to improve your strength and your rating.

The goal is to entice the reader to practicesolving on a regular basis.

And today, with all the benefits of the Internet, it is possible even without buying expensive books dedicated specifically to tactics.

For more advanced readers books are recommended though, since the systematization of the knowledge counts for something.

Chess tactics 83

Chess tactics 83 WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600][Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.04.17"] [Round "?"] [White "Unknown"] [Black "Unknown"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "5rk1/2q2ppp/2p5/pp2bN2/P3P3/1P4Q1/2P2PPP/3R2K1 w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "11"] 1. Nh6+ {[pgndiagram]} Kh8 2. Qxe5 Qxe5 3. Nxf7+ Rxf7 (3... Kg8 4. Nxe5) 4. Rd8+ {[pgndiagram]} Qe8…
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Chess tactics 82

Chess tactics 82 The example is taken from book written by Yakov Neishtadt Improve Your Chess Tactics: 700 Practical Lessons & Exercises [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600][Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.03.31"] [Round "?"] [White "Mackenzie-NN"] [Black "White to play and win"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "2r1kbr1/2q2p2/3p4/pppBn1B1/7P/P4pQ1/1PP3b1/1K1RR3 w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "7"] 1.…
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Chess tactics 81

Chess tactics 81 The example is taken from book written by Yakov Neishtadt Improve Your Chess Tactics: 700 Practical Lessons & Exercises WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600][Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.03.05"] [Round "?"] [White "Alexander"] [Black "Cordingley"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "rn3rk1/pb1qbppp/1p1p4/2pB1N2/2P5/6P1/PP2PP1P/R1BQK2R w KQ - 0 1"] [PlyCount "9"]…
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Chess tactics 80

Chess tactics 80 Taken from the book written by famous study composer Yochanan Afek Genius in the Background. WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600][Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.02.26"] [Round "?"] [White "Unknown"] [Black "Unknown"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "r2qr1k1/4bpnp/2p1bnpB/pp2p3/4P3/3P1RPP/PPPQN1BK/3N1R2 w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "5"] 1. Rxf6 $1 {[pgndiagram]} Bxf6…
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Chess tactics 79

Chess tactics 79 Taken from the book  Tactics in the Sicilian. WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600][Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.02.20"] [Round "?"] [White "Rothuis, Vincent"] [Black "Karssen, Henk"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "r2q2k1/pp2r1p1/4P1Qp/2bN4/4N1b1/1P1Pn1P1/PBP3BP/7K w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "17"] 1. Ndf6+ {[pgndiagram]} Kf8 (1... Kh8 2. Qh7#) 2.…
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