Puzzles

Current Puzzles

[Event "Puzzle #378"][Date "2019.12.01"][Result "1-0"]1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 e6 3.Nf3 Be7 4.e4 d6 5.d4 Nc6 6.Be2 b6 7.O-O Bb7 8.d5 exd5 9.cxd5 Ne5 10.Nd4 O-O 11.Nf5 Bc8 12.f4 Ng6 13.Nd4 Bb7 14.Be3 a6 15.Rc1 Qd7 16.Kh1 Bc8 17.Nc6 Bd8 18.Bd4 Re8 19.e5 dxe5 20.fxe5 Nxd5


Puzzle of the week #378

English opening

Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #377"][Date "2019.11.17"][Result "0-1"]1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Qb6 6.Be2 cxd4 7.cxd4 Nh6 8.Nc3 Nf5 9.Kf1 Bd7 10.Na4 Qd8 11.Bf4 Be7 12.g4 Nh4 13.Nxh4 Bxh4 14.Nc5 Bc8 15.Qd2 f6 16.Kg2 O-O 17.Bg3 fxe5 18.dxe5 d4 19.Bxh4 Qxh4 20.Nd3 b6 21.f4 Bb7 22.Bf3 Na5 23.h3 Nc4 24.Qe2 Ne3+ 25.Kh2 Rac8 26.Rac1 Ba6 27.Be4


Puzzle of the week #377

French defence, Advance variation

Level: 4-Rook

Archived Puzzles

[Event "Puzzle #352"][Date "2018.09.09"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/4Q3/8/8/6N1/6k1/4K2R w K - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #352

Mate in 2


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #351"][Date "2018.06.24"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3r2rk/1pn3bp/2pqb3/8/5N2/8/1B1Q1PPP/2R1R1K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #351

Tactics


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #350"][Date "2018.06.02"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "6RK/8/3k4/2p5/8/8/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #350

Rook versus pawn


Level: 2-Knight


Puzzle of the week #349

Queen versus pawn


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #348"][Date "2018.05.20"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2Q5/8/8/8/8/8/4p2K/5k2 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #348

Queen versus pawn


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #347"][Date "2018.05.13"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/6P1/8/8/8/5k1p/8/4K3 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #347

Queen versus pawn


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #346"][Date "2018.04.29"][Result "?-?"]1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 Nd7 4.Bc4 c6 5.Ng5 Nh6 6.a4 Be7


Puzzle of the week #346

Philidor defence


Level: 2-Knight
[Event "Puzzle #345"][Date "2018.04.22"][Result "1-0"]1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. dxe5 Nxf2 5. Qd5 Qh4 6. Qxf7+ Kd8 7. Nf3 Qe4+ 8. Kxf2 Bc5+ 9. Kf1 Nc6 10. Nc3 Qxc2 11. Bg5+ Ne7 12. Nd4 Qxb2 13. Rd1 d5 (13... Qxc3)

Puzzle of the week #345

Bishop's Opening


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #344"][Date "2018.04.15"][Result "1-0"]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bc5 6. Nxe5 Nxe5 7. d4 Bb4 8. dxe5 Nxe4 9. Qd4 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Ba5 11. Ba3 b6


Puzzle of the week #344

Four Knights


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #343"][Date "2018.04.08"][Result "0-1"]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. Ba4 Bc5 6. Nxe5 O-O 7. Nd3 Bb6 8. Nf4 d5 9. Nfxd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Qh4 11. O-O Bg4 12. Qe1


Puzzle of the week #343

Four Knights


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #342"][Date "2018.03.31"][Result "1-0"]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bc4 h6 4. Nxe5 d5 5. exd5 Nxd5 6. Qf3 Be6 7. O-O f6


Puzzle of the week #342

Opening


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #341"][Date "2018.03.25"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "rnbqkb1r/3nppp1/pp1p3p/3N2B1/3NP3/6P1/PPP2P1P/R2QKB1R w KQkq - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #341

Opening


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #340"][Date "2018.03.18"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "rn3r1k/6pp/1pN2p2/p3N3/1P5q/PQ2PPp1/5n2/2R3K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #340

Various tactics


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #339"][Date "2018.03.11"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1r3rk1/1pq1nppp/p1n1p3/4N3/8/2PB3P/PP2QPP1/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #339

Various tactics


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #338"][Date "2018.03.04"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1bqkb1r/pppnpppp/8/7B/2NPn3/1Q6/PPP2PPP/RNB2RK1 w kq - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #338

Double check


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #337"][Date "2018.02.25"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "R1B4k/8/8/7K/8/8/p1pppppp/1Q6 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #337

Discovered check


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #336"][Date "2018.02.18"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r4rk1/1b2bppp/2pp1n2/q2Pp3/4P3/2N1RN1P/B1P2PP1/R2Q2K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #336

Discovered attack


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #335"][Date "2018.02.12"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/2k3n1/8/4rp2/6p1/B5P1/5P2/R4K2 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #335

Skewer


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #334"][Date "2018.02.04"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r3k1/q5pp/4p3/2rp1p2/1p1B1P2/1P1QP3/P1R3PP/6K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #334

Pin


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #333"][Date "2018.01.28"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3q1rk1/5ppp/b7/8/6N1/1Q2P3/5P1P/1R4K1 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #333

Pin


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #332"][Date "2018.01.21"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r2r2/p2q3k/1pR3p1/3P1p2/8/5Q2/P4PPP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #332

Double attack


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #331"][Date "2018.01.14"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r3r1k1/p2b1pp1/3qpnp1/3pN3/1p1P1P2/2P4R/PP1N2PP/R2Q2K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #331

Fork


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #330"][Date "2017.12.10"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "4r1k1/p1pq1p1p/8/3p4/5Q2/1P3PP1/P1P3KP/4R3 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #330

Attacks and defences


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #329"][Date "2017.12.03"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "4r3/pp3pkp/2p2np1/5b2/2P1r3/1P4PP/P2N1PB1/R3RK2 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #329

Attacks and defences


Level: 2-Knight