1. Originally Posted by Zelgiusfan5000
Mate in 1 (x to move)

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By J.L. Turco
I presume that the problem here is to work out who's move it is? This is a possilbe solution, giving...
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Black to move

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2. White to play

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By Alois Wotawa

Well done solving Turco’s problem, but you made a small mistake with Handloser’s. Does black have any other option than c1=q after the rook moves?

3. Originally Posted by Zelgiusfan5000
but you made a small mistake with Handloser’s. Does black have any other option than c1=q after the rook moves?
Ah yes very nice, black can underpromote to knight, threatening 2... Nxd3 and avoiding mate next move if white queens. So needed is 1.Re1 c1=N 2. d8=N Nxd3 3.Bxb3#

4. Mate in 3 (white to move)

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By Caldas Viana

Usually in a study, you need to first figure out black’s next move

5. Mate in 3 (white to move)

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Gerald Anderson

Ask yourself the exact purpose of the most obvious move, and then a better move will soon reveal itself.

6. Mate in 5 (white to move)

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By Gyorgy Bakcsi

For some strange reason I had way too much trouble finding the fourth move. Maybe because it looks too normal

7. Mate in 3 (white to move)

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By Alexander Fedorovich

Funny zugswang