Sharp-Tactics Chess Puzzle: Kasparov vs Evgeny Pigusov 1-0

Let’s go for a simple chess tactics puzzle from the game Kasparov vs Evgeny Pigusov, Riga, 1977. White to play and win. Read more…

Super-Sharp Chess Attack: Grischuk vs G Tatarliev 1-0

GM Alexander Grischuk is an amazing chess talent from Russia. Here is a super-sharp chess attack with White forcing a win. How did White play this? Read more…

Easy Chess Time: White to Checkmate in Two

Here’s a simple checkmate in two for White. Do you remember your checkmating patterns? Solving tactical puzzles on a daily basis is the easiest way to improve your chess. Chess King readers are welcome to send in their favorite chess puzzles. Read more…

Brave-Calculation Chess Puzzle: What is White’s Strongest Continuation?

Let’s get back to some strong and brave chess calculations. This position is from the game Shariyazadanov – Dobrov, Obwert, 2000. White found a nice forcing combination to win this game quickly. You might find a way to win, but what do you think is the strongest continuation for White? Read more…

Cool Chess Idea: Black Wins (Romieux – Kosteniuk)

LEVEL: Easy CATEGORY: Middle Game Black plays and wins. From the game Romieux – Kosteniuk, Paris 2008. Read more…

Magic Move Chess Puzzle: Find White’s Killer Move!

This cool chess position is from the game Hillarp Persson – Ward, 2004. Of course White has a nice positional hold over the position and could win in a couple of ways. But, what’s the killer move that gave White a cool immediate win? Yes, what’s the magic move for White? Read more…

Magic Move Chess: Black Wins

There are those magic chess moves that win a game immediately, but are very difficult to spot. Do you practice tactics and checkmating puzzles every day? The world’s top Grandmasters have millions of chess patterns programmed into their mind thanks to regular practice. That’s how you get a keen ‘chess vision’. Let’s check yours this evening. What’s the magic move Black used to win the game immediately? Read more…

Super-Kill Chess Tactics: White Wins

White is dead if Black gets just one chane. How do you think White played this in the game Rosin vs Jurgens, Hamburg, 1980? Read more…

Smart-Idea Chess Puzzle: White Wins

In this chess position from the game Moor – Girardin, Neuchatel, 1996, Black has done everything to stop from White checkmating the Black King. Still, White found a nice way to win. Do you know how? Read more…

Material Chess: What’s White’s Winning Combination?

The winning combination for White is just too obvious in this chess position from the game Pankratov – Biktachiev, Tashkent, 1983. Can you see it? Read more…

Don’t-be-Lazy Chess Puzzle: White to Play for Checkmate

Let’s see how alert you are tonight with this chess position from the game Hever – Siklaj, Hungary, 1975. White to play for a forced checkmate! Read more…

Strong Chess Calculation: Find all Winning Lines for White

How strong is your chess calculation? Can you calculate all the winning lines to checkmate here in this position from the chess game Perlasco – Grasi, Como, 1907? Read more…

Difficult Chess Study: White Wins (Learn the Enfilade Technique)

LEVEL: Difficult CATEGORY: Study 1903 Study by Henri Rinck. White plays and wins. Beautiful and more complex examples of the Enfilade technique. Read more…

Alert Chess Tactic: White Wins

This is a typical middlegame chess position where White just needs to get the Bishop or pawn on f6 to deliver checkmate via g7. Or, do you think clearing the diagonal b1-h7 could work? How to work that out? It’s an easy chess puzzle, can you win it for White? Read more…

Check-Your-KIller-Instinct Chess Puzzle: White to Win

This position will check your chess killer instinct. Do you really keep track of your opponent’s weak spot and strike when required? White to play and win. Read more…

Sacrifice Chess Puzzle: Kasparov – Begun 1-0

Can you think like Garry Kasparov, the former World Chess Champion? This position is from the game Kasparov – Begun Minsk, 1978. You can find all of Kasparov’s games in the Gigaking Chess Database. White to play and win. Try and work out as many lines as you can after you get the magic move! Read more…

Tactics Chess: Jonathan Rowson vs Mirjana Medic 1-0

This position is from the game Rowson vs Mirjana Medic, Pula, 2002. White has a nice tactic worked out. Can you spot it? Read more…

Cornered King Chess Puzzle: White Plays and Wins

LEVEL: Intermediate CATEGORY: Middle Game From the game Klinger – Blatny, 1988, white plays and wins. This special chess puzzle video podcast is brought to you by ChessKillerTips.com. The videos are hosted by 12th Women’s World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk. Read more…

Simple Tactic Chess Puzzle: White Checkmates in Two

This chess position looks tricky, but is not. Use a simple tactic to help White checkmate in two. Read more…

Sharp Tactic Chess Puzzle: White Checkmates in Two

This puzzle should be enough for a five-minute coffee break. White to play and checkmate in two. Stay alert and see how fast you can spot the winning tactic. Read more…