Chess Puzzles 11 and 12 for Beginner

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          Chess Puzzle 11
chess puzzle 11 for beginner
 Win the knight in 2 moves
White to move - Play as White
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puzzle answer
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Chess Puzzle 12 (next one) is below



          Chess Puzzle 12
chess puzzle 11 for beginner
 Win the knight in 2 moves
White to move - Play as White
The puzzle solution at the bottom.
puzzle answer
To see the 1st correct move:
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 Puzzle solutions below text





      Solution to Puzzle 11
puzzle 11
1. Kd5 Nc5 2. Kxc5 [1... Nd6 2. Kxd6 ; 1... Nd8 2. Nxd8]
In the initial position, the Black king and the Black pawn have no legal moves. So far, the Black knight can safely move only on c5 and d6. By moving 1. Kd5, White makes the Black knight unhappy - it has no safe moves anymore.
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      Solution to Puzzle 12
puzzle 12
1. Qa7 Qd7 (Re8) 2. Qxf2
By moving 1. Qa7, White attacks the Black knight on f2 and threats to mate Qe7#. Black can repulse the White mate threat only with the following two moves: 1... Qd7, 1... Re8. The both moves leave the Black knight undefended.


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