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Puzzle No : 0113
Difficulty level : medium
Description : Mate in 2 moves
Next Move : White
Player level : Intermediate
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Medium chess puzzle 0113
Solution to medium chess puzzle 0113
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Initial board position
This is the initial board position of medium chess puzzle 0113.
Move by black
Move by white
Move by black
Move by white
Right moves for the solution to the medium chess puzzle 0113
Based on the objective of the puzzle, you have to make the right moves. Following are the right moves
- Re8+, Rxe8#
Explanation for the moves
- Rf7 - Opponent’s rook blocks the check threat from your bishop. It can’t move later as it is pinned to their ling now.
- Re8+ - Your rook from the battery formation sacrifices itself to deflect the opponent’s rook which is guarding the eighth rank.
- Rxe8 - Opponent’s rook captures your rook as this is the only legal move available.
- Rxe8# - your next rook captures the opponent’s rook and checkmate. This is similar to a back-rank mate since the king is blocked by friendly pieces. This is how you can mate in 2 moves.
- For right move - You know how to use the sacrifice for a checkmate. Good job
- For wrong move - You missed an opportunity to have a checkmate. Try again with a sacrifice of a rook.
Categories of medium chess puzzle 0113
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 0113 chart
How to view the solution to medium chess puzzle 0113
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How to get help for moves in the medium chess puzzle 0113
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Table of Contents
- Medium chess puzzle 0113
- Solution to medium chess puzzle 0113
- Categories of medium chess puzzle 0113
- medium chess puzzle 0113 chart
- How to view the solution to medium chess puzzle 0113
- How to get help for moves in the medium chess puzzle 0113
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