# 4 Extraordinary Chess Problems

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1:28 Puzzle 1
5:49 Puzzle 2
11:35 Puzzle 3
17:05 Puzzle 4

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1. ×Lozano× says:

fun fact: on the fourth puzzle, i put a pawn on h4 thinking that "I put pawn, black taek pawn, mate in one."

2. Noah Ollington says:

how come bishop e4 and not d3?
That prevents the knighting from stopping mate?

3. Alberto Yibirin says:

What about bishop b3 instead of c2 in the third puzzle? Would that work?

4. ALI A says:

I ACTUALLY DID IT I AM SO SMART

5. Danish Sami says:

6:26 why nor after white makes a queen, white roock or ruk or whatever goes to a 4? That solves the problem right?

6. neo jake says:

In the 3rd puzzle, you said that no one was able to solve it, but Mikhail tal actually solved it over the board, please correct that.

7. Yakziv Z says:

these were awesome!!!

8. Lee Kaifeng says:

imagine if u spend half of ur time thinking abt a move similar to thiis and finds out oh he can just escape like this

9. tthao2206 says:

There’s no checkmate in one move😂😂😂😂😂

10. A K says:

AlphaNiemann solved all of them in under 10 seconds.

11. Meeravi says:

Literally all games are mate in 25 u just need the right moves all the way along

12. Ali Khan says:

For the last one pawn to f4 followed by Bg8 works too right? Black has to move pawn to g5 after which Bf7 is mate

13. Felisk says:

5:07 in this position, I went g5 and then Qh7, i trully did miss mate in 1 😛 (but still got mate in 2!)

Super fun puzzle 😀 I got super lost when the king was on c3 though since I only saw a check on c4 which lead to the queen blocking any further checks. but still figured it out :DDD

I only wish that the puzzles would have been linked in the description so I wouldn't have to rebuild the position from scratch everytime

14. Felisk says:

19:19 can't you get mate in 1 by promoting to a queen on g8 and taking on g6?

15. Anthony Stark says:

damn, loved it!!

16. Kuzidas 42 says:

Great video! I would love to see some more of these!

17. David Nelson says:

dennis rodman, pete rose, who else? Al(e)kline?

18. Ghiaccio says:

I actually calculated a similar line to the first puzzle in an actual game — one where I have to sacrifice some material and chase the king in a circle to guarantee mate. If I recall correctly that line didn’t end up happening and my opponent lost much quicker than that; maybe with a hook mate? It’s always disappointing when your opponent doesn’t make you show your work.

19. Ghiaccio says:

In the last position in the second puzzle with the two pawns, say black plays Kxa7. In that case, c8=Q! looks like a classic stalemate trap. Unfortunately for Black, they have a knight, which moves anywhere, and then White mates next move. Beautiful.

20. WifiPlayz says:

I only got puzzle 1

21. mackymomo miggy says:

what about on puzzle 3 the d8 knight go to c6 white bishop a4 black knight d4nd when bishop to d1 you can block with the knight

22. Karan Patel says:

This was awesome! Please do more 🙂

23. Jess S. says:

The an passant one was a little misleading because of the mechanic of just “adding a piece to the board” why am I to assume that if a pawn is added on H2 that it will be allowed to move two spots? Adding a piece to the board is unprecedented territory, why am I to assume that the pawn would be treated as if it was starting the game on H2? It was an interesting puzzle nonetheless, but I am not sure of how fair it was to the viewer.

24. Sandpaper Underthetable says:

25. Some random dude says:

No, have a good day

26. Some random dude says:

Oh the first one, I’ve seen it on ”Great name”’s channel. Sack both rooks, then hunt the king with queen

27. pyfeng 118 says:

I solved puzle 1

28. Gambheer V Shastry says:

I got close to solve the last one

29. Omni goku T24 says:

Can someone explain this to me cuz in the last puzzle I just moved h2 pawn to h3 and black had to take why do you have to do the pesant thingy if I'm being stupid pls just tell me

30. SarumanB(PRO) says:

Very good video

31. Venky Man says:

I solved puzzle nr 4 and had the idea on what to do with this 1st one, kinda hard to calculate 25 moves. I'll take that

33. Thaileable says:

13:10 "Our knight is hanging" It's protected by the bishop

34. airguest1 says:

What about before taking the pone with the bishop at a7 we give check to a5 or b5. The king has to take the queen then we take the pon at a7.

35. airguest1 says:

I am talking about second puzzle when the whit queen get sacrifized

36. Utkarsh says:

Puzzle 2 and 4 ‼️‼️‼️ We want part -2 ASAP

37. Jonni King says:

In Puzzle 4 are you able to play the Pawn instead of h4 to h3 as well??

38. Theoretical Exercise says:

this was absolutely amazing. please do more. those were crazy

39. Aaron Garrigues says:

can someone please explain why the first puzzle isn’t mate in 4

40. random guy says:

Puzzle 3 16:01
Couldn't black move the pawn h6 to h7 and escape with the king to h6?

41. 12bjorn34 says:

At this point, I would report a GM for cheating if they did this online

42. 12bjorn34 says:

All of these puzzle creators must have the bought all of Levy's courses. It's the only explaination

43. 12bjorn34 says:

The real definition of the "Advanced" variation

44. Alex says:

why did the 3rd puzzle have knight promotions? why wouldn’t they be queens

45. Rio says:

🤯⚰️

46. India Chess Club says:

You missed something, there was a human who solved this puzzle the magician from Riga Mikhail tal

atleast i was able to figure out the last one, would love to see more such videos

48. Mayukh Majumder says:

I solved every one of them easily

49. Hero-Gaming_Yt says:

Is solved all puzzles!!! (Technically I already know the 2nd and 3rd one though hehe) But being honest even any person could solve first and last one. So wtvr

50. Layton Jr says:

I thought about en passant but I calculated F4 check, pawn en passant check and you don't have mate
I feel stupid rn