Step 2 - Improver Puzzles

If a puzzle is taking you more than a few seconds to solve, set it up on a board - you'll learn more that way!

Black to play.

How does black gain an advantage?

Solution

White to play.

White can force a win here.

Solution

Black to play.

How does black gain a winning advantage?

Solution

White to play.

Wihte has powerful mating threats

Solution

White to play.

White can win in a lot of ways but one is much more efficient than the others.

Solution

Black to play.

No prizes for the first move – you need to see the follow up here!

Solution