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.
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
Pulitzer vs George Marco
White Mates in 2. Pulitzer vs George Marco, Vienna, 1900
r2k2nr/pp1b1Q1p/2n4b/3N4/3q4/3P4/PPP3PP/4RR1K w - - 0 1
Daniel Harrwitz vs Bernhard Horwitz
Daniel Harrwitz vs Bernhard Horwitz, London, 1846
Romanic Chess. White to move and win in 3.
3q1r1k/2p4p/1p1pBrp1/p2Pp3/2PnP3/5PP1/PP1Q2K1/5R1R w - - 0 1
Richard Reti vs Saviely Tartakower
White mates in 3 in a daring maneouver. Richard Reti vs Saviely Tartakower, Vienna 1910.
rnb1kb1r/pp3ppp/2p5/4q3/4n3/3Q4/PPPB1PPP/2KR1BNR w - - 0 1