Today's Daily Puzzle 7/30/20: Forks Can Be Deceiving

Today's Daily Puzzle 7/30/20: Forks Can Be Deceiving

candido1
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7 days ago

Wait. Isn't this Thursday? Isn't the daily puzzle solution supposed to be tougher than this so late in the week than the solution being a simple fork? What's wrong with Ne5? Am I missing something? I guess white could go Qh4. But couldn't I just t...

Today's Daily Puzzle 7/24/20: Pawns Break Pins

Today's Daily Puzzle 7/24/20: Pawns Break Pins

candido1
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13 days ago

Happy Friday everyone! Today's puzzle seems to have a juicy fork that you can dive right into with Ne4, but not quite! I noticed quite a few questions in the comment section on why you can't play Ne4 right away. Unfortunately your knight is pinned...

Today's Daily Puzzle 7/19/20: Don't Give Up

Today's Daily Puzzle 7/19/20: Don't Give Up

candido1
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17 days ago

Today's daily puzzle at first glance seems pretty cut and dry: black's knight is being threatened and is pinned against his queen. So it's bye-bye knight right? Nope! Don't ever assume that pieces that seem to be lost at first glance are really lo...

Today's Daily Puzzle 7/18/20: Stairstep To Victory

Today's Daily Puzzle 7/18/20: Stairstep To Victory

candido1
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18 days ago

Hi puzzlers! Before I jump into this complicated Saturday puzzle I first want to give a BIG shout-out to the chess.com staff for awarding me the title of Top Blogger! I'm thrilled to have this title and want to thank everyone who's been reading me...