Puzzles from My Recent Blitz Games

Puzzles from My Recent Blitz Games

Jan 12, 2019, 8:57 AM |


In this post, as you might have guessed from the title, I am going to be sharing with you some tactical moments that have arisen in some of my recent blitz games. I didn't have to look far for these, because naturally blitz games contain a wealth of tactical positions. I like entering these tactical situations, because your opponent will be just as confused as you - except more probably.

Some of these are what you might call concealed blunders, which are basically 2 or 3 move combinations, which win a significant amount of material usually, or sometimes they lead to checkmate. The reason for the 'concealed' part is that they are not necessarily immediately obvious in the position. While others are just straightforward blunders.  Without any more rambling on, here they are:











One last thing - If you want to join my blitz club, then here it is: https://www.chess.com/club/the-intermediate-blitz-league

  • It has 471 members.
  • You can join provided that you are rated between 1200 - 1800 (intermediate).
  • Within the club, there are 4 teams, which play in team matches each week against each other.