Chess Puzzles 53 and 54 for Beginners

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      Puzzle 53 for Beginner
chess puzzle 53 for beginner
White to move: Win the knight in 3 moves
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Puzzle 53 solution at the bottom.
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      Puzzle 54 for Beginner
chess puzzle 54 for beginner
White to move: Win the knight in 3 moves
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Puzzle 54 solution at the bottom.





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      Solution to Puzzle 53
puzzle 53 for beginners
1. Qxf6+ Kxf6 2. Ne4+ Ke5 3. Nxc5
A typical sacrifice combination on the knight fork. First, take the opponent knight with queen sacrifice to place the Black king under the knight fork. As a rule, such knight fork combinations are to be conducted with a piece sacrifice.



      Solution to Puzzle 54
puzzle 54 for beginners
1. Qxe6 Qxe6 2. f8=N+ Kg8 3. Nxe6
Another typical combination on the knight fork but with different implementation. Sacrifice and place the Black queen under the knight fork from f8. Underpromote the f7 pawn to the knight! If you promote to the queen, it will be a draw.

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