Daily Chess Improvement: Double Trouble Tactic!

SusanPolgar

The diagram above is a famous puzzle by Paul Morphy. White to move and ..... But the one below is much more difficult.

White to move! Find the absolute best continuation for white. And please post the FULL ANSWER to conclusion.

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Legal_eagle
Legal_eagle

The solution to the Morphy mate in 2 is 1. Ra6 bxa6 (1... any Black Bishop move, 2.Rxa7#) 2. b7#

The second diagram solution was great to solve! Thank you!

Kiel1027
Kiel1027

2nd diagram solution: 1. Nxf6+ Kf8, 2. Qe8+ Kg7, 3. Nh5+ Kh6, 4. Qxe6+ Kxh5, 5. g4+ Kg5, 6. Qf5+ if 6......Kh6, then 7. Qf6#. If 6.....Kh4, then 7. Qh5#

DaveCubby
DaveCubby

In the second puzzle below:

  1. Nxf6+

a) 1...Kh8, 2. Qxh7#

b) 1...Kf8, 2. Qe8+! Kg7, 3. Nh5+! Kh6, 4. Qxe6+ Kxh5 (4...Kg5, 5. Qf6+! Kxh5, 6. g4#), 5. Qf5+ Kh6, 6. Qf6+! Kh5, 7. g4#

Siddiqjon_2018
Siddiqjon_2018

1.K:f6+ Крf8.2K:h7+Крg8.3Kf6+Крf8.4Kh7+Крg8.......

Siddiqjon_2018
Siddiqjon_2018

Лh3 С~ Л:h2+x. 2) Лh3 gh. g‘2+x.


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