This is a puzzle created by A. Corrias. Can you find the checkmate in 3 for white in this position?
White to move.
a) 1...Kxe5, 2. Qd7! Ke4, 3. Qd5#b) 1...Kd4, 2. Qd6+ Kc3 (2...Ke4, 3. Qd5#), 3. Qd2#
This is a basic endgame where everyone should know the pattern.
This one is not overly difficult. But it will test your ability to logically assess the entire board.
This is an important endgame pattern to know
White is down in material and has to be very precised
This is one of those must know endgame pattern
We all know that 2 Knights vs a King is a draw. But ...
This is from a real game between Mastrovasilis, A - Marechal, A
This tactic is all about patter recognition
This is a very famous Reti endgame