Wednesday Workout: NATO Checkmates!

The U.S. team had an excellent result at the 30th NATO Championships, held last month in Berlin. LT Eigen Wang took the individual Silver, a first for the U.S., and the team finished in seventh place out of sixteen teams.

In this week’s Workout, we present ten checkmate problems from games played at the tournament. Some are easy, while others will require a bit of work. But that’s the point of a workout, isn’t it?

Without further ado:

Mate in 1s:

Mate in 2s:

Mate in 3s:

Mate in 4:

Come back next week for more tactics from the NATO Championship!

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