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Puzzle No : 0112
Difficulty level : medium
Description : Mate in 2 moves
Next Move : White
Player level : Intermediate
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Medium chess puzzle 0112
Solution to medium chess puzzle 0112
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Initial board position
This is the initial board position of medium chess puzzle 0112.
Move by white
your knight moves to h6 and gives check to opponent. this is to pull the opponent’s king away from their rook so that the support will be removed. opponent’s pawn can’t capture your knight since it is pinned to their king.
Move by black
Move by white
Right moves for the solution to the medium chess puzzle 0112
Based on the objective of the puzzle, you have to make the right moves. Following are the right moves
- Nh6+, Qxf8#
Explanation for the moves
- Nh6+ - Your knight moves to h6 and gives check to opponent. This is to pull the opponent’s king away from their rook so that the support will be removed. Opponent’s pawn can’t capture your knight since it is pinned to their king.
- Kh8 - Opponent’s king moves to h8 as this is the only legal move available.
- Qxf8# - Your queen captures the rook and checkmate. This is similar to back-rank mate since the king is blocked by friendly pawns. This is how you can mate in 2 moves.
- For right move - You have understood how to do a attraction move for a checkmate. Keep learning
- For wrong move - You could have had a checkmate with a queen in the second move. Try again.
Categories of medium chess puzzle 0112
This medium chess puzzle falls in these categories.
- Medium chess puzzles
- Mate in 2 puzzles in chess
- Endgame puzzles in chess
- Strategy puzzles in chess
- Mate pattern puzzles in chess
- Pin puzzles in chess
- Queen puzzles in chess
- Knight puzzles in chess
medium chess puzzle 0112 chart
How to view the solution to medium chess puzzle 0112
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How to get help for moves in the medium chess puzzle 0112
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Table of Contents
- Medium chess puzzle 0112
- Solution to medium chess puzzle 0112
- Categories of medium chess puzzle 0112
- medium chess puzzle 0112 chart
- How to view the solution to medium chess puzzle 0112
- How to get help for moves in the medium chess puzzle 0112
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