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Week 8 Of Solving Puzzles EVERYDAY

Week 8 Of Solving Puzzles EVERYDAY

ThePawnSlayer
| 3 days ago

Week 8 of solving chess puzzles everyday. A fun selection this week from the daily puzzle (I had solved the Monday puzzle already in another of my blogs). I think I prefer solving all the puzzles and uploading them on the Sunday with my work sched...

A Spectacular Checkmate!

A Spectacular Checkmate!

ThePawnSlayer
| 22 days ago

Hi all,  Apologies for my lack of uploads. I had a few technical issues over the past few days ( I mention in the video). I am also testing a new screen recorder - The quality of the sound and video quality is not great and needs some ironi...

The Chess.com Puzzles are too easy now

The Chess.com Puzzles are too easy now

ThePawnSlayer
| 30 days ago

Sunday... Just the word stokes up many mixed messages. For maybe Sunday is seen as the day of rest, a time to relax with your families before Monday rolls along. Sadly, for most chess players on this site, Sunday is a stark reminder of the horrors...

Checkmate in 2? But How??

Checkmate in 2? But How??

ThePawnSlayer
| Jan 23, 2024

I was very tired yesterday after work so I did not upload anything. However, I have 3 positions to look at with you today: Chess.com Day 22 Chess.com Day 23 American Chess Magazine puzzle 16# Hope you were able to solve! Happ...

The Best Place in London to play chess!

The Best Place in London to play chess!

ThePawnSlayer
| Jan 21, 2024

This blog details my experiences at the weekly casual chess events at Coffee Zee London off Holloway Road (266 Holloway Rd, London N7 6NE, United Kingdom) which meets every Friday from 6-9pm Coffee-House Chess is often seen as a bygone era of...

These Checkmate in 2 puzzles are IMPOSSIBLE!

These Checkmate in 2 puzzles are IMPOSSIBLE!

ThePawnSlayer
| Jan 19, 2024

I have 5 puzzles to share with you over the past few days - A real treat for the solvers. Thank you for all the positive, encouraging comments I have received on my videos and blog. They have kept me motivated to keep sharing these solutions with ...

Day 10/365 Solving Chess Puzzles EVERYDAY

Day 10/365 Solving Chess Puzzles EVERYDAY

ThePawnSlayer
| Jan 10, 2024

Day 10! Another pretty easy puzzle from Chess.com (maybe they are building up to a really difficult one for Sunday...). The title gives a big hint as to what you need to look for. See if you can solve it: Day 10 Day 7 ACM ...

Day 5/365 Solving Chess Puzzles

Day 5/365 Solving Chess Puzzles

ThePawnSlayer
| Jan 5, 2024

Day 5 was a day filled with deja vu. Chess.com's puzzle repeated a pattern from day 4 (or did it?) and the ACM featured a tricky puzzle theme that I have seen before from puzzles. Very, very sneaky! Day 5 Chess.com's puzzle Day 5 ACM puzz...

Day 4/365 Solving Chess Puzzles

Day 4/365 Solving Chess Puzzles

ThePawnSlayer
| Jan 4, 2024

Day 4 Puzzle - Not too bad this one as I have seen similar motifs in other games. A beautiful finish though:  Day 4 ACM Another very tricky puzzle from the ACM but a satisfying solution. Hope you were able to solve these! L...

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