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  1. Today's Puzzle


    ​White to move, Mate in 3!
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  2. Puzzle of the day!


    White to move, Mate in 3!
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  3. Puzzle of the day!

    Here's today's puzzle! I'm slightly happy with this one at least. Getting better, slowly.


    White to move, Mate in 3!
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  4. Puzzle of the day!

    Today's puzzle is a little bit fun. Every single White piece can check the black King, or discover a check. However which one leads to a Mate in 2?
    There are 45(!) different moves that lead to Mate in 3!


    White to move, Mate in 2!
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  5. First game back!

    My first rated game since May 2009 was last night. I was paired with Dan Raats. The time control was SD/50 minutes + 20 seconds (Bronstein) which is an interesting time control.

    The game was sooner than I had originally targeted to start playing again (mid-October) so other than some middlegame and tactics work I didn't feel fully prepared - I haven't even looked at endgames or openings since restarting my study. So I was quite pleased to get out of the opening intact!

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