Chess Puzzles 9 and 10 for Beginners

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      Puzzle 9 for Beginners
chess puzzle 9 for beginner
        Draw in 1 move
Play as White, White to move.
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Puzzle 9 solution at the bottom.
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     Puzzle 10 for Beginners
chess puzzle 10 for beginner
        Draw in 1 move
Play as White, White to move.
Hint: Hover the mouse over the puzzle.
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Puzzle 10 solution at the bottom.





 Puzzle solutions below text





       Solution to Puzzle 9
puzzle 9
1. Rc4+ Qxc4 1/2-1/2 'draw by stalemate
By moving 1. Rc4+, White delivers check, attacks the Black queen and sacrifices his own rook in a smart way. Black has to take the rook otherwise he will lose the game. After taking, there are no legal moves for White - stalemate and draw.



      Solution to Puzzle 10
puzzle 10
1. Rf6+ Kxf6 1/2-1/2 'draw by stalemate
By moving 1. Rf6+, White sacrifices the rook in a smart way. If the Black king takes the rook as shown in the solution, it is a draw by stalemate. If the Black king don't take the rook, it is again a draw but in another way - by taking the queen.


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