White to move chess puzzles
Play and learn White-to-move interactive chess puzzles. You’ll find hints, solutions and historical details for each puzzle.
Judit Polgar vs H. Winfridson
Judit Polgar vs H Winfridsson, Goteborg, 1989
r4r1k/1pqb1B1p/p3p2B/2bpP2Q/8/1NP5/PP4PP/5R1K w - - 1 0
Joseph Blackburne vs Adolf Anderssen
Joseph Blackburne vs Adolf Anderssen, Vienna, 1873
Blackburne (white) wins in 3.
Q4R2/3kr3/1q3n1p/2p1p1p1/1p1bP1P1/1B1P3P/2PBK3/8 w - - 1 0
Alexander Alekhine vs S. Wainstein
Alexander Alekhine vs Samuil Wainstein, Odessa, 1916
White to move and win in 3.
r3q2k/1bn2p2/p4P1p/1pPp2R1/3P4/P1N1Q3/1PB3PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
Korchnoi vs Polugaevsky
Viktor Korchnoi vs Lev Polugaevsky, Tbilisi, 1956
3r1rk1/2qP1p2/p2R2pp/6b1/6P1/2pQR2P/P1B2P2/6K1 w - - 1 0
Paul Morphy vs. Duke of Brunswick
Paul Morphy vs. Duke of Brunswick & Count Isouard, Paris,1858
The game took place at the Paris Opera, during a show with Norma by Vicenzo Bellini.
White to move and win in 2.
4kb1r/p2n1ppp/4q3/4p1B1/4P3/1Q6/PPP2PPP/2KR4 w k - 1 0