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Basic chess tactics for beginners

Puzzle 3

White to move and win. (Solution below)

This is a knight fork. The white knight checks the black king but also attacks the black queen. As soon as the black kings moves out of check, the white knight will capture the black queen. (But not all knight forks involve a check to a king.)

 

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The endgame of chess

 

This involves another common chess tactic (but not the pin). Look at the possibilities and find the winning move for white.