CHESS PUZZLES

Back-rank Checkmate
White wins in 1 move
6k1/4Rppp/8/8/8/3K4/8/8 w - -

Smothered Mate
Black wins in 1 move
8/8/8/5k2/3n4/8/PP6/KR6 b - -

Fool's Mate
Black wins in 1 move
rnbqkbnr/pppp1ppp/8/4p3/6P1/5P2/PPPPP2P/RNBQKBNR b KQkq -

Scholar's Mate
White wins in 1 move
r1bqkb1r/pppp1ppp/2n2n2/4p2Q/2B1P3/8/PPPP1PPP/RNB1K1NR w KQkq -

King's Pawn Smothered Mate
Black wins in 1 move
r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/8/4p3/3nP3/2N3P1/PPPPNP1P/R1BQKB1R b KQkq -

Hippopotamus Mate
Black wins in 1 move
r1b1kbnr/pppp1ppp/8/4p1B1/3nP3/2N3P1/PPP1NP1P/R2QKB1R b KQkq -

Blackburne Shilling Mate
Black wins in 1 move
r1b1kbnr/pppp1Npp/8/8/3nq3/8/PPPPBP1P/RNBQKR2 b Qkq -

Queen's Pawn Smothered Mate
Black wins in 1 move
r1b1k2r/ppppqppp/2n5/4n3/1PP2B2/5N2/1P1NPPPP/R2QKB1R b KQkq -

King and Queen versus King
White wins in 2 moves
3k4/6Q1/8/2K5/8/8/8/8 w - -

King and Rook versus King
Black wins in 2 moves
8/K2k4/1r6/8/8/8/8/8 b - -

King and two Bishops versus King
White wins in 2 moves
1k6/4B3/1K2B3/8/8/8/8/8 w - -

King with Bishop and Knight versus King
Black wins in 2 moves
8/8/8/5b2/8/4n3/5k1K/8 b - -

L├ęgal Trap
White wins in 2 moves
rn1qkbnr/ppp2p1p/3p2p1/4N3/2B1P3/2N5/PPPP1PPP/R1BbK2R w KQkq -

Sea Cadet Mate
White wins in 2 moves
r2qkbnr/ppp2ppp/3p4/4N3/2B1P3/2N5/PP3PPP/R1Bb1RK1 w kq -

Boden's Mate
Black wins in 2 moves
2k1rb1r/ppp3pp/2n2q2/3B1b2/5P2/2P1BQ2/PP1N1P1P/2KR3R b - -

Morphy versus the Duke of Brunswick and Count Isouard
White wins in 2 moves
4kb1r/p2n1ppp/4q3/4p1B1/4P3/1Q6/PPP2PPP/2KR4 w k -

Underpromotion
White wins in 2 moves
5r2/6Pk/7p/2p5/2B5/q7/8/6RK w - -

Immortal Game
White wins in 3 moves
r1b1k1nr/p2p1ppp/n2B4/1p1NPN1P/6P1/3P1Q2/P1P1K3/q5b1 w kq -