Chess Puzzles 17 and 18 for Beginners

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     Puzzle 17 for Beginners
chess puzzle 17 for beginner
              Mate in 2
Play as White, White to move.
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Puzzle 17 solution at the bottom.
See next Puzzle 18 for Beginner



     Puzzle 18 for Beginners
chess puzzle 18 for beginner
              Mate in 2
Play as White, White to move.
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Puzzle 18 solution at the bottom.





 Puzzle solutions below text





      Solution to Puzzle 17
chess puzzle 17
1. Rf2+ Nxf2 2. Ng3#
This is an ancient chess puzzle on mate in 2. First the rook moves on f2 with check and sacrifice to deflect the Black knight from g3 and block f2. The knight being deflected, a White knight deliver mate from g3 covering e2.



      Solution to Puzzle 18
chess puzzle 18
1. Rh7+ Bxh7 2. Nf7#
After the first White move 1. Rh7+, Black has the only legal answer and has to move 1... Bxh7. Now the Black king is blocked and can be easily checkmated by the White move 2. Nf7#. The White king attacks g5, g6, and g7.


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