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As technology helps players calculate their odds, it also helps to catch those trying to manipulate them
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Puzzle: find the grandmaster’s winning move
Puzzle: can you find the snag in the solution?
Puzzle: find the hidden route through Black’s defences
Puzzle: find the hidden mate in two
Puzzle: a tactic every player should know
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Puzzle: find the move to defeat Caruana
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Puzzle: a test of your endgame knowledge
Eight of the game’s grandmasters gathered in Madrid this month for an international summit of sorts. They were playing for the future of chess
Puzzle: find the all-time No1 woman’s winning move
Puzzle: find Carlsen’s one-move win
Norwegian ‘not motivated to play another match’ after more than a decade at the top
Puzzle: can you checkmate like Nepo?
Puzzle: can you mate Black’s boxed and lonely king?
Puzzle: spot the looming disaster
Puzzle: how did Germany’s No1 woman force checkmate?
Puzzle: what happened next?
Can you crack the challenge of checkmate in two moves?
Puzzle: solve this four-mover with just a single line of play
Puzzle: this weird-looking position is mate in two