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[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

[Event "Puzzle #376"][Date "2019.11.03"][Result "0-1"]1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4 Qc7 8.Qxg7 Rg8 9.Qxh7 cxd4 10.Ne2 Nbc6 11.f4 dxc3 12.h4 Bd7 13.h5 O-O-O 14.Qd3 Nf5 15.Rb1 f6 16.exf6 e5 17.f7 Rgf8 18.g4 Nfd4 19.f5 e4 20.Qxc3 Nf3+ 21.Kf2 d4 22.Qc5


Puzzle of the week #376

French defence, Winawer variation

Level: 4-Rook

Archived Puzzles

----r---
R---P-kp
-p----p-
--------
----p---
P-q----P
------P-
-----Q-K


Puzzle of the week #135

7th rank


Level: 5-Queen

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R------r
-----p-k
-----P--
---K----
--------
--------
--------


Puzzle of the week #134

Simple comme Bonjour! (1)


Level: 4-Rook

r-br---k
pp---ppp
--q-pP--
--P-P---
---B----
----Q-P-
P------P
R----RK-


Puzzle of the week #133

Canadiana 2010 edition


Level: 5-Queen

r---n---
pp--q-pk
--p-BnRp
--------
--p--P--
-P-----P
PB----QK
--------


Puzzle of the week #132

How simple is a solved puzzle...


Level: 5-Queen

-r----k-
-q---pp-
r---b--p
p--N----
---R----
QP---P--
--P---PP
-K-R----


Puzzle of the week #131

Under pressure


Level: 5-Queen

r-b--r--
p--p--kp
-pn-p---
--------
-PP-----
P---KP--
--Q----P
R----B--


Puzzle of the week #130

Eenie, meenie, miney, moe :-)


Level: 4-Rook

----k--r
--R-bpp-
----b--p
----P---
--------
--------
PPP---PP
-K-R----


Puzzle of the week #129

Choices


Level: 4-Rook

---rkb-r
pp---pp-
--p-b--p
----P-q-
--BQ----
--N-----
PPP---PP
-K-R---R


Puzzle of the week #128

The art of attack (1)


Level: 5-Queen

r--q-rk-
-p---p--
----p--p
----B-P-
bpp-----
Pn---P--
K-QnP-P-
---R-BNR


Puzzle of the week #127

Opposite sides attack (2)


Level: 5-Queen

-----k--
-----p--
--K--P--
p---Q---
-q-----p
-P------
P-------
--------


Puzzle of the week #126

Queen endgame complexity


Level: 4-Rook

--------
----p---
--n-----
ppB----K
-------p
Pk------
-----PP-
--------


Puzzle of the week #125

CYCC 2010 endgame challenge


Level: 5-Queen

r--n---k
pp--R-pp
--bp----
---B-PN-
--pP----
--P-----
P------P
------K-


Puzzle of the week #124

Convert your chance


Level: 4-Rook

K-------
P-----R-
--k-----
--------
--------
--------
--r-----
--------


Puzzle of the week #123

Two centuries delight


Level: 5-Queen

---Q----
-----pp-
------k-
----R---
--------
b-----K-
--------
--------


Puzzle of the week #122

Swiss precision


Level: 4-Rook

--------
--------
--------
--------
pN------
--------
--K-----
k-------


Puzzle of the week #121

Knight's short journey (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

--------
-p---rpp
n-p-k---
P---P---
--r---P-
----B--P
----R-K-
---R----


Puzzle of the week #120

Blindfold


Level: 3-Bishop

----rrk-
----Qppp
p--P-n--
-p------
---p----
PB------
-PP---Pq
-K-RR---


Puzzle of the week #119

The enemy is at the gates


Level: 4-Rook

--------
---k----
--------
---K--B-
--------
--------
P--R----
--------


Puzzle of the week #118

Fischer challenge


Level: 4-Rook

q--r-b-k
---n--p-
-------p
-p-QP--P
---P-N--
P-----P-
-P---RK-
--------


Puzzle of the week #117

What say you: A, B or C? (part 1)


Level: 5-Queen

--------
--------
----Kpp-
------kp
----R--n
--------
------PP
--------


Puzzle of the week #116

Decision time: your way or the highway?


Level: 4-Rook

--------
p------p
-----Nk-
--------
B------P
--------
KPP---Pp
--------


Puzzle of the week #115

Pawn chase


Level: 4-Rook

K-------
--------
Pp------
kp------
-n------
-P------
--------
B-------


Puzzle of the week #114

Playing on the rim is dim


Level: 4-Rook

--------
-p---pp-
---k--p-
-------P
pq---P--
---B---P
P-PN--P-
---K----


Puzzle of the week #113

Nothing is what it seems to be


Level: 4-Rook

--------
--p-----
--------
--------
-----P-k
p-------
-------P
--K-----


Puzzle of the week #112

What is the method?


Level: 4-Rook