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

r---rnk-
pp--b-p-
--p-p--p
---q----
---PN--P
--P--R--
P---QPP-
--B--RK-


Puzzle of the week #64

Storming the castle


Level: 5-Queen

r-b-qrk-
p-p-N-pp
----n---
--------
--------
-Q-P--P-
PP--PpBP
RN---K--


Puzzle of the week #63

Attack and counter attack


Level: 4-Rook

--k--bnr
-pN---pp
p-b--p--
--p-----
-----B--
-N---P--
PPP-r-PP
R--R--K-


Puzzle of the week #62

Mating combo


Level: 4-Rook

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-p--N---
-p------
-pkBK---
-p------
--------
P-------
--------


Puzzle of the week #61

Another edge


Level: 4-Rook

--K-----
--------
-----Q--
-kN-----
--------
-N------
--P-----
--------


Puzzle of the week #60

Overwhelming firepower (part 3)


Level: 3-Bishop

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--------
B-------
----p---
-Q------
-K--kp--
---R----


Puzzle of the week #59

Overwhelming firepower (part 2)


Level: 3-Bishop

--------
----n--K
--------
pNp-----
rkB----Q
n-p-N---
--------
--------


Puzzle of the week #58

Mashed potatoes


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b-r-k-
-p--n-n-
p---p--Q
----PpN-
---q----
--N-----
PPP----P
-K----R-


Puzzle of the week #57

Final blow (part 2)


Level: 4-Rook

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


Puzzle of the week #56

Wrong place at the wrong time


Level: 3-Bishop

rr------
----ppk-
---p-np-
q--Pn--p
-------P
P----PPN
QP--N---
-K-R---R


Puzzle of the week #55

Using heavy artillery


Level: 4-Rook

-r-----k
-----Rrp
---p----
-N-Bb---
P---p---
-QR---pq
-P---P--
------K-


Puzzle of the week #54

Final blow (part 1)


Level: 3-Bishop

--------
-------K
--------
-----R--
---N--R-
-----Q-p
--N---qp
-------k


Puzzle of the week #53

Can you defeat a Jedy?


Level: 3-Bishop

--K-----
--------
--N--Q--
-k------
--------
-N------
--P-----
--------


Puzzle of the week #52

Overwhelming firepower (part 1)


Level: 3-Bishop

q-----k-
-----p--
-------Q
r--b-B--
--------
--------
r--R---K
--------


Puzzle of the week #51

Right idea, precise calculation


Level: 4-Rook

--K----N
---PP-k-
-----N--
------n-
--------
--------
--------
--------


Puzzle of the week #50

Honouring all Knights


Level: 4-Rook

k-------
--------
--------
----P---
--------
p-------
------PQ
R---K---


Puzzle of the week #49

Swiss inspiration


Level: 3-Bishop

----nr-k
--qr---p
pp-b-p-Q
--p-----
------R-
P-------
-PB-RP--
-----K--


Puzzle of the week #48

Crossroads


Level: 4-Rook

b----r--
p-R--p--
-p--p-pk
----P-N-
PR-p-P--
-P-----P
-r----P-
------K-


Puzzle of the week #47

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

----q---
---rn--k
p-pRb---
-pP--ppp
-P------
P-N-P-P-
---Q-PBP
------K-


Puzzle of the week #46

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

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--------
--p-----
pp-p--k-
---P-pP-
-PP----K
P-------
--------


Puzzle of the week #45

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

--------
-----p--
----p-k-
p--pr---
-----RK-
--P----P
P-------
--------


Puzzle of the week #44

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

------k-
--------
-----Q--
------P-
------PK
------P-
--------
--------


Puzzle of the week #43

Trick or treat


Level: 3-Bishop

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-pb---p-
--p-k-p-
----P---
-P--KPP-
-------P
-----B--
--------


Puzzle of the week #42

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

r-------
----k-P-
------KP
--------
-----P--
--------
--------
b-------


Puzzle of the week #41

Pawns power


Level: 4-Rook