Interactive Puzzles

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[Event "Puzzle #381"][Date "2020.03.15"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "6k1/5pp1/p3p2p/8/n1bB4/P3P1P1/2r2PBP/R5K1 w - - 0 31"]


Puzzle of the week #381

Relative pins

Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #380"][Date "2020.03.08"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/6p1/4pk2/1r2np2/8/1B3PKP/4R3 w - - 0 56"]56.Bxe5


Puzzle of the week #380

Absolute pins

Level: 4-Rook

Archived Puzzles

[Event "Puzzle #43"][Date "2008.10.30"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "6k1/8/5Q2/6P1/6PK/6P1/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #43

Mate in 3


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #42"][Date "2008.10.23"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/1pb3p1/2p1k1p1/4P3/1P2KPP1/7P/5B2/8 w - - 0 45"]45.Bc5 b6 46.Bf8 Kf7 47.Bd6 Bxd6 48.exd6 Ke6 49.d7 Kxd7 50.Ke5 Ke7 51.g5 c5 52.bxc5 bxc5 53.Kd5 c4 54.Kxc4 Ke6 55.Kd4 Kd6 56.Ke4 Ke6 57.h4 Kf7 58.Ke5 Kg8 59.Ke6 Kh7 60.Kf7 {Jonah checkmated him at move 74}


Puzzle of the week #42

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #41"][Date "2008.10.16"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r7/4k1P1/6KP/8/5P2/8/8/b7 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #41

Pawns power


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #40"][Date "2008.10.09"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "6K1/8/6k1/8/6N1/6N1/6B1/6B1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #40

Mate in 5


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #39"][Date "2008.10.02"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r4r2/pp1R4/6R1/2kbp3/B1p4p/2P1K3/PP5P/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #39

Mate in 5


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #38"][Date "2008.09.25"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1r3r2/6kp/3p1pp1/qnp1pP2/1p2P2N/3P4/PPPQ1P1P/1K1R2R1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #38

Opposite sides attack


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #37"][Date "2008.09.18"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "5rk1/ppp3pp/8/3p2P1/1P1NrP2/P2p2P1/1B1P3P/R2K3b b - - 0 22"]


Puzzle of the week #37

Mate in 5


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #36"][Date "2008.09.11"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2N4k/6pp/p7/4p3/Pp4Q1/1Pn1P1KP/1B4P1/4q3 w - - 0 37"]37.Kf3 {In the game} 37...Qe2+ {Alexandra decided to go for a perpetual since this qualified her for the final} 38.Kg3 Qe1+ 39.Kf3 Qe2+ 40.Kg3 Qe1


Puzzle of the week #36

Trapped King


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #35"][Date "2008.09.05"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r2qk1/6r1/2Ppp1pQ/p1n2pP1/1p1B4/1P5P/P1P3B1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #35

Open lines and diagonals


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #34"][Date "2008.08.28"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "4k3/4P3/4q3/4Q3/4q3/4Q3/4p3/4K3 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #34

Mate in 4


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #33"][Date "2008.08.23"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1b5/2P3k1/5b1p/pB3pp1/P1N1p3/3p3P/1P3PP1/2R3K1 b - - 0 32"]32...Ra7


Puzzle of the week #33

Passed pawns


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #32"][Date "2008.08.08"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r4bk1/n2Rp1n1/1p6/1Pp1pPp1/2P1N1P1/2N4P/6K1/8 w - - 0 38"]38.f6


Puzzle of the week #32

Complex endgame


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #31"][Date "2008.07.31"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "6k1/1Rp4p/2r2p2/4n1p1/N1p1P1K1/p2r1PP1/P1R3P1/8 w - - 0 34"]34.Kf5


Puzzle of the week #31

Trapped King


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #30"][Date "2008.07.24"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1k6/2p5/ppnq4/7P/P1BPprr1/2P4R/4Q3/4KR2 w - - 0 32"]32.h6


Puzzle of the week #30

King in the center


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #29"][Date "2008.07.16"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/6p1/3p1k2/p1p1p3/4PrRP/P2PKP2/2P5/8 b - - 0 34"]


Puzzle of the week #29

Zugzwang


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #28"][Date "2008.07.10"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2R5/4pp1k/2p2b2/2p2p1p/7P/5P2/4K3/8 b - - 0 46"]


Puzzle of the week #28

Complex endgame


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #27"][Date "2008.07.03"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3r4/3Pk2p/6p1/4p1P1/8/8/2P4P/3R3K b - - 0 43"]43...Rxd7


Puzzle of the week #27

Passed pawns


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #26"][Date "2008.06.26"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r2rk1/p5pp/4p3/1p6/PqP1R3/8/2Q2PPP/3R2K1 w - - 0 25"]


Puzzle of the week #26

Storming the castle


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #25"][Date "2008.06.20"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r2q1knr/pp1bp1b1/3p2Q1/3Pp2p/3p4/6PP/PPP1P1B1/RNB1K2R w KQ - 0 13"]


Puzzle of the week #25

Positional advantage


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #24"][Date "2008.06.12"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3n3k/4r3/8/pr2P1RP/3pNP2/p2P4/6R1/3K4 b - - 0 39"]


Puzzle of the week #24

King in the corner


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #23"][Date "2008.06.05"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/3b4/5p1p/p6P/4KPP1/P7/8/2kB4 w - - 0 44"]


Puzzle of the week #23

Pawn breakthrough


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #22"][Date "2008.05.29"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1b2rk1/pp2n1bp/1q4p1/2p5/3pPP2/3Q1NP1/PPP1N1B1/R3K2R b KQ - 0 15"]15...Qxb2


Puzzle of the week #22

Storming the castle


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #21"][Date "2008.05.23"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r5/3nqpkp/r1pR2p1/pp1bP3/4NQP1/1P6/P1P3BP/5RK1 w - - 0 30"]


Puzzle of the week #21

Using open lines


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #20"][Date "2008.05.15"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "5qbk/p6p/1rp2p2/2pp4/2P2Q1N/1P6/P4PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 27"]


Puzzle of the week #20

Distracting the defender


Level: 4-Rook