Easy Chess Puzzles
Play and solve easy chess puzzles suitable for any beginner. You’ll find solutions and historical details and you can play each puzzle live against the computer.
The game between James Mason (white) and Georg Marko, Leipzig 1894, ended with a spectacular victory in two for the black.
Johannes Zukertort, with white, to move and defeat William Potter in 3. London, 1875.
This is the end game between Italian International chess master Enrico Paoli and the Czech International chess master Jan Foltys, Trencianske Teplice,1949.
Find the solution for back to win in 2.
Spectacular end game between the Sloven Milan Vidmar and the Dutch Max Euwe. Milan, with white, will sacrifice a piece winning the game in two. This happened at Carlsbad tournament, 1929. Try to find the solution to this puzzle.
This puzzle is from a game in New York, 1887, between two well known chess masters, Wilhelm Steinitz and Albert Hodges.
Steinitz, with white, moves and wins in 2.