Daily Chess Improvement: 5 Second Tactic!

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White to move. How should white proceed?

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Yancey_Ward
Yancey_Ward

Alena, Yes, 1.fxg3 is the right move. Since the numbering is a bit odd in the reply, I will just assume the rest is correct.

Alena
Alena

Here is the solution for the second puzzle.

1.fxg3 exd4

  1. bxc7 Kb7
  2. c6+ Kxc7
  3. exd4 Kxc6
  4. gxf4 Kd7
  5. Kg2 Ke6
  6. Kg3 Kf5
  7. Kf3 d5
  8. Kg3 Ke4
  9. Kg4 Kxd4
  10. f5 Kc5
  11. f6 Kd6
  12. Kg5 Ke6
  13. Kg6 Kd6
  14. Kg7 d4
  15. f7 Kd5
  16. f8=Q
    It's a win.
Yancey_Ward
Yancey_Ward

As I wrote, the second puzzle has a win for white, but 1.bxc7 leads only to a draw.

Alena
Alena

Here is the solution for the fourth puzzle. At last I have found a beautiful solution.

  1. g8=N+ Nxg8
  2. c7 Rg7+
  3. Kh3 Rh7+
  4. Kg2 Kd7
  5. Rxf7+ Rxf7
  6. e6+ Kxe6
  7. c8=Q+ Kf6
    It's a draw.
Alena
Alena

Here is the solution for the second puzzle.
I can't find a win. I got only a draw.

  1. bxc7 Kb7
  2. fxg3 dxc5
  3. dxc5 fxg3
  4. Kg2 Kxc7
  5. Kxg3 Kc6

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