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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 78

Chess tactics 78 Taken from the book  Tactics in the Sicilian. [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600][Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.02.17"] [Round "?"] [White "?"] [Black "?"] [Result "0-1"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "2r3k1/8/3p3p/p4ppB/2qPn3/P3QP1P/1Bb3P1/K3R3 b - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "15"] 1... f4 $1 {[pgndiagram]} 2. Qe2 (2. Qg1 Nc3 3. Bxc3 Qxc3+ 4. Ka2 Qb3+ 5.…
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Chess tactics 77

Chess tactics 77 WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600][Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.02.13"] [Round "?"] [White "Unknown"] [Black "Unknown"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "rn5r/pbp2R2/1p1kp1B1/1Q1p2q1/3P4/2N1b3/PPP3PP/1R5K w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "7"] 1. Qb4+ {[pgndiagram]} Kc6 (1... c5 2. Nb5+ Kc6 3. Rc7#) 2. Qa4+ Kd6 (2... b5 3. Qxb5+…
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Chess tactics 76

Chess tactics 76 WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600][Event "Tactics #76"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.02.12"] [Round "?"] [White "Unknown"] [Black "Unknown"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "2bq1rk1/p4ppp/2pb1n2/3p2B1/Pr5Q/2NB4/1PP2PPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "5"] [SourceDate "2018.02.12"] 1. Bxh7+ $1 {[pgndiagram]} Nxh7 (1... Kh8 2. Be4+ Kg8 3. Bxf6 dxe4 4. Bxd8)…
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Chess tactics 75

Chess tactics 75 The following problem is 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 "Tactics #75"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.11.14"] [Round "?"] [White "Tactics #75"] [Black " Geller - Yap, Moscow, 1986 "] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "2r2rk1/2q1bp2/p3n1pp/1p1pP3/3B4/3B2Q1/PPP3PP/3R1R1K w - - 0 22"] [PlyCount…
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Chess tactics 74

Chess tactics 74 The following problem is taken from the book, Chess Tactics For The Tournament Player.  WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN [pgn][Event "Tactics 74"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.11.05"] [Round "?"] [White "Tactics #74"] [Black " Teichmann - Schlechter, Karslbad, 1911 "] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "r3r1k1/1bq1nppp/p1np4/1ppBpN2/4P3/2PP1N2/PP3PPP/R2QR1K1 w - - 0 19"] [PlyCount "13"] 19.…
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