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Puzzle No : 0094
Difficulty level : medium
Description : Mate in 2 moves
Next Move : Black
Player level : Intermediate
Short URL for puzzle : https://gbud.in/glz6kc2
Medium chess puzzle 0094
Solution to medium chess puzzle 0094
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Initial board position
This is the initial board position of medium chess puzzle 0094.
Move by black
Move by white
Move by black
your rook moves to a1 and checkmate. opponent’s king can’t move since it is blocked by friendly pieces. opponent’s rook also can’t block the check since it is pinned to their king by your bishop. this is how you can mate in 2 moves.
Right moves for the solution to the medium chess puzzle 0094
Based on the objective of the puzzle, you have to make the right moves. Following are the right moves
- Qxg2+, Ra1#
Explanation for the moves
- Qxg2+ - Your queen sacrifices itself to attract the opponent’s rook to g2.
- Rxg2 - This is a zugzwang move as this forces opponent’s rook to respond and this is the only legal move available.
- Ra1# - Your rook moves to a1 and checkmate. opponent’s king can’t move since it is blocked by friendly pieces. Opponent’s rook also can’t block the check since it is pinned to their king by your bishop. This is how you can mate in 2 moves.
- For right move - You utilised the opportunity effectively. You are good observer
- For wrong move - You could have sacrificed your queen and had a mate in 2 moves
Categories of medium chess puzzle 0094
This medium chess puzzle falls in these categories.
- Medium chess puzzles
- Sacrifice puzzles in chess
- Mate in 2 puzzles in chess
- Endgame puzzles in chess
- Strategy puzzles in chess
- Zugzwang puzzles in chess
- Rook puzzles in chess
- Queen puzzles in chess
medium chess puzzle 0094 chart
How to view the solution to medium chess puzzle 0094
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How to get help for moves in the medium chess puzzle 0094
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Table of Contents
- Medium chess puzzle 0094
- Solution to medium chess puzzle 0094
- Categories of medium chess puzzle 0094
- medium chess puzzle 0094 chart
- How to view the solution to medium chess puzzle 0094
- How to get help for moves in the medium chess puzzle 0094
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