Chess Puzzles 3 and 4 for Beginners

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      Puzzle 3 for Beginner
chess puzzle 3 for beginner
White to move: Win the queen in 2 moves
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Puzzle 3 solution at the bottom.
See next Puzzle 4 for Beginner



      Puzzle 4 for Beginner
chess puzzle 4 for beginner
White to move: Win the queen in 2 moves
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Puzzle 4 solution at the bottom.





 Puzzle solutions below text





       Solution to Puzzle 3
puzzle 3
1. Qh7+ Ke8 2. Qxc7
By moving 1. Qh7+, the White queen delivers check and uses the skewer tactic to win the Black queen. The skewer is similar to the pin tactic. The skewer is when the more valuable piece is first on line - the king is more valuable than the queen.



       Solution to Puzzle 4
puzzle 4
1. Bb7+ Kb3 2. Bxa6
By moving 1. Bb7+, White delivers the discovered check while the second piece, the bishop, attacks the queen. The Black king has to move away and the Black queen is taken on the next move with the White bishop.


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