Archived Chess Puzzles

Puzzle of the week #232

Basic mates

Level: 2-Knight [Event "Puzzle #232"][Date "2013.10.04"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "k7/8/K2B4/8/2N5/8/8/8 w - - 0 1"]

Puzzle of the week #231

Mate in 1 (1)

Level: 2-Knight [Event "Puzzle #231"][Date "2013.08.18"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1kn5/n5p1/6P1/2N5/1p6/1P6/1K2b1B1/2R5 w - - 0 1"]

Puzzle of the week #230

Endgame - King on the edge

Level: 5-Queen [Event "Puzzle #230"][Date "2013.06.04"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/5K2/7k/8/p7/1p6/1R6 w - - 0 1"]

Puzzle of the week #229

Corresponding squares

Level: 5-Queen [Event "Puzzle #229"][Date "2013.05.28"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "7K/4k2P/8/8/8/8/8/3N4 b - - 0 1"]

Puzzle of the week #228

The h6-square hot spot (1)

Level: 5-Queen [Event "Puzzle #228"][Date "2013.05.21"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "4rrk1/ppq2ppp/1b2bn2/3p4/2n5/1NPB3P/PP2NPP1/R1BQR1K1 b - - 0 1"]

Puzzle of the week #227

The f7-square hot spot (1)

Level: 5-Queen [Event "Puzzle #227"][Date "2013.05.06"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1b2rk1/ppq2ppp/2p3n1/6N1/P1BP1n2/1Q6/1P1N1PPP/2R1R1K1 w - - 0 1"]

Puzzle of the week #226

The g7-square hot spot (2)

Level: 5-Queen [Event "Puzzle #226"][Date "2013.04.29"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r1nrk1/5ppp/p4b2/1pqNpP2/4B3/P2P2RQ/1P1BKN1P/8 w - - 0 1"]

Puzzle of the week #225

The g7-square hot spot (1)

Level: 5-Queen [Event "Puzzle #225"][Date "2013.04.21"][Result "0-1"]1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nf6 5.Nxf6+ exf6 6.Be3 Be7 7.Nf3 O-O 8.Bd3 Bg4 9.h3 Bxf3 10.gxf3 Nd7 11.Rg1 Qc7 12.Qd2 Rfd8 13.O-O-O c5

Puzzle of the week #224

Long mates (5)

Level: 5-Queen [Event "Puzzle #224"][Date "2013.04.15"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r6k/pp1q1Pr1/7p/3P1pp1/3N4/PP5P/1B5K/4RR2 w - - 0 1"]

Puzzle of the week #223

The h7-square hot spot (2)

Level: 5-Queen [Event "Puzzle #223"][Date "2013.04.09"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1b2rk1/p1qnnppp/1p2p3/2p5/8/3B1NN1/PPP1QPPP/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1"]1.Bxh7+ Kxh7