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You need practical exercises, my friend, to understand chess, so let's get on with it and solve a few chess problems below. To see the solution you should put your mouse over the diagram.

To help you to learn chess I got here a little mixture of chess positions. They are sometimes a bit hard. So what, just a challenge for you to develop your chess mind!

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1) White moves 2) Black moves
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3) Black moves 4) White moves
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5) White moves 6) Black moves
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7) Black moves 8) Black moves
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9) Black moves 10) White moves


1) 1.NxN+ gxN 2.Qh7+#
2) 1..Qf5
3) 1...Rd8!! 2.QxQ RxR+ 3.Kf2 bxQ and Black wins
4) 1.NxB RxN? 2.Rh6+# If Black does not recapture White wins a piece.
5) 1.Ba4+ Kd5 2.Bb3+ eternal check and draw
6) 1...RxR 2.RxR Qg5+ 3.Kf1 QxR+ and wins
7) 1....Qd8+ and wins the rook
8) 1...Rd1+ 2.Bf1 Qh1+#
9) 1...Rb1+ (if now 2.BxR QxQ+ checkmate because the knight is pinned by the bishop.)2.Kf2 RxR and wins. The Knight can't recapture as it is pinned.
10)1.Kh1!!QxB Stalemate!!

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