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Chess Puzzles 29-30 for Chess Beginners

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chess puzzle 29 beginners
White to move: Win the bishop in 2 moves
Puzzle 29 solution hint: [The White king to attack]
See Puzzle 29 solution at the bottom. Next Puzzle 30

chess puzzle 30 beginners
White to move: Win the bishop in 2 moves
Puzzle 30 solution hint: [The knight to move back]
Puzzle 30 solution at the bottom.

Solution to Puzzle 29
chess puzzle 29 beginners
1. Kf6! Bf5 2. Kxf5 {1… Bh5 2. Rxh5} …or… {1… Bh7 2. Rxh7} …or… {1… Bf7 2. Kxf7} …or… {1… Be8 2. Rxe8}
Look at this position closely… The Black bishop is blocked by his own pawn on e4, and the Black bishop is limited at movement. By moving 1. Kf6!, White directly attacks the bishop leaving it no chances to survive.

Solution to Puzzle 30
chess puzzle 30 beginners
1. Ng3+ Kh6 2. Nxh5
By moving 1. Ng3+, White delivers the discovered check and, at the same time, attacks the Black bishop with the his knight… The Black king will move, and the Black bishop will be taken with the White knight.

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