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Plus: in this week’s puzzle — what would you play against the world No 1?
Puzzle: Black to move. White has two queens, and threatens mate in one
Plus solve a simple-looking mate in two that defeats many
Puzzle: find the mate in three that Paul Morphy missed
Stand-off over alleged cheating led to a $100mn lawsuit and polarised opinion among chess fans
Puzzle — find the winning move that would have beaten Carlsen
Puzzle: find the win that Carlsen missed
Puzzle: find Black’s winning move
Puzzle: find White’s winning move
Plus: in this week’s puzzle — it’s simple once you see it . . .
Puzzle: solve the convict’s mate in three
Puzzle — solve this tricky two-mover
Puzzle — find the hidden mate in three
Puzzle: find White’s visually implausible mate in two
Puzzle: can you mate the lone black king in two moves?
ChessFest returns to Trafalgar Square on Sunday July 16
Can you crack the challenge of checkmate in two moves?
Plus: in this week’s puzzle — solve this tricky mate in two
Puzzle: can you find White’s hidden win?
Puzzle: checkmate in one (yes, really!)
Puzzle: spot the hidden mate in three
Puzzle: find the new world champion’s winning tactic
Puzzle: find the surprise answer
Plus puzzle — can you crack this century-old teaser?