Step 1 - Beginner Puzzles

It's OK to solve these on the screen or you can set them up on a board.

Have fun!

White to play.

White’s pieces work well together.

Solution

White to play.

White’s pieces work well together.

Solution

White to play.

If you can’t see white’s best move immediately, look at what each of his pieces are attacking.

Solution

Black to play.

White has just moved his knight from g8 to e7, checking the black king and defending his rook. What is black’s best reply?

Solution

Black to play.

How does black win a piece?

Solution

Black to play.

How does black win a pawn?

Solution