Category: Puzzles


Missed Opportunities #2

Our previous column and Chess position drew plenty of interest. It was pointed out that Stockfish couldn’t find this move, wanting to play 1. … Kg5. This is a good move, but not clearly...


Missed Opportunities #1

Chess is an interesting activity for a variety of reasons. “Missed Opportunities” is a new series on things that are sometimes missed during games. When the clock is ticking, humans often have trouble concentrating....


“Queen’s Gambit” Mate in 3 Problem

In the popular new Netflix miniseries, Queen’s Gambit, Elizabeth Harmon is asked to solve a mate-in-3 problem by one of Benny’s friends. Despite claiming that composed chess problems are “irrelevant” because they feature positions...