Chess Puzzles 85-86 for Kids

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          Chess Puzzle 85
chess puzzle 85 for kids
              Mate in 1
Please Make Your Move as White.
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Chess Puzzle 86 (next one) is below



          Chess Puzzle 86
chess puzzle 86 for kids
              Mate in 1
Please Make Your Move as White.
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      Solution to Puzzle 85
chess puzzle 85 for kids
1. Rc5#
In this position, the Black king is blocked by his own pawn on a6. The rest squares around the king are attacked by the White bishop and 2 White pawns, but... The White bishop on a5 is unprotected, and the Black king can take it... Is it possible for White to protect the bishop and mate in one? Yes! To mate in one, the White rook moves on c5 to protect the bishop and checkmate. To remember this checkmate pattern, you can call it as "penetrating rook mate."
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      Solution to Puzzle 86
chess puzzle 86 for kids
1. Ba6#
In this position, the Black king is not blocked by any of his friendly pieces. But let's see closer on what's going on around the Black king. The White d-rook is attacking d7, d8. The White g-bishop is attacking c7, b8. Now you can see that the Black king is on c8 and can only move on b7... To mate in one, the White e-bishop moves on a6. To remember this checkmate pattern, you can call it as "2 bishops mate."


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