Pocket Chess is a puzzle game where players are put into various situations on a chessboard and must solve them using critical thinking. The objective is to checkmate the opposing color’s king in a specified amount of moves. The puzzles become more challenging as you progress through the game, with tougher puzzles having more complex solutions requiring a higher number of moves.
We have the answer to the Pocket Chess Level 23 Mate in 2 puzzle. Below, you will find the exact steps to solve this puzzle, including exactly where to move the pieces to checkmate the king. You may be looking for the answer to avoid using any in-game hints, which requires using coins, a difficult currency to obtain in Pocket Chess.
Pocket Chess Level 23 Mate in 2 Answer
The answer to the Pocket Chess Level 23 Mate in 2 puzzle is:
- Capture pawn on d4 with queen
- Move rook to d1
It’s not often you sacrifice a queen for a pawn, but in this case, it pays dividends. In this puzzle, we’ll start by capturing the pawn on d4 with our queen. Our knight is in a prime position when considering black’s bad defense. Black must take the queen with his King, as it is now in check. Thanks to our knight, the king can only move vertically. The rook can move to d1 for an easy checkmate.
You can check out the solution to the next puzzle, Pocket Chess Level 24 Mate in 2 Answer if you need more help.
That’s the complete walkthrough and answer for level 23 in Pocket Chess, which requires a mate in 2 moves. You will encounter many challenging puzzles are you progress through the game, including the one-off “very hard” puzzles that usually require 4+ moves for a checkmate. You can check out our Pocket Chess section for more puzzle solutions if you ever get stuck.