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Daily Chess Puzzle

June 18, 2019

Today’s problem is from a 5 minute game played by my team captain at Stockport  chess club, Andy Reeve.

As is my custom, I only say which side is to play: and not giving an idea if the move wins or otherwise, unless on occasion I think signposting would be helpful. Instead, the problems are posed with the instruction to decide what you would play, as in a game.


White to play after Black’s 6…Nge7


Andy Reeve v Nimra, 5 minute, online, June 2019



1 Nd4 Bd4 (1…Nd4 2 Be7 wins the queen) 2 Qd4! Nc6 3 Nf6+ Kf8 4 Bh6 1-0.


Andy tells me he has known why 6…Nge7 was bad for years, but this is the first time he has managed to execute the winning mate.


r1bqk2r/ppppnpbp/2n3p1/3N2B1/2Pp4/5N2/PP2PPPP/R2QKB1R w KQkq – 0 7

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