Puzzles

Current Puzzles

[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

Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #375"][Date "2019.10.20"][Result "0-1"]1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. f4 O-O 8. Nf3 c5 9. Nb5 Nc6 10. c3 a6 11. Nd6 f6 12. Bd3 cxd4 13. cxd4 g5 14. g3 fxe5 15. fxe5 g4 16. Nh4


Puzzle of the week #375

French defence, Classical variation

Level: 4-Rook

Archived Puzzles

-r---r--
------kp
---p-pp-
qnp-pP--
-p--P--N
---P----
PPPQ-P-P
-K-R--R-


Puzzle of the week #38

Opposite sides attack (part 1)


Level: 3-Bishop

-----rk-
ppp---pp
--------
---p--P-
-P-NrP--
P--p--P-
-B-P---P
R--K---b


Puzzle of the week #37

Mate in 5 (part 2)


Level: 3-Bishop

--N----k
------pp
p-------
----p---
Pp----Q-
-Pn-PK-P
-B----P-
----q---


Puzzle of the week #36

King pushed against enemy lines


Level: 3-Bishop

--r--qk-
------r-
--Ppp-pQ
p-n--pP-
-p-B----
-P-----P
P-P---B-
----R-K-


Puzzle of the week #35

Lines and diagonals


Level: 4-Rook

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


Puzzle of the week #34

In the mirror


Level: 3-Bishop

--b-----
r-P---k-
-----b-p
pB---pp-
P-N-p---
---p---P
-P---PP-
--R---K-


Puzzle of the week #33

Passed pawns


Level: 3-Bishop

r----bk-
n--Rp-n-
-p------
-Pp-pPp-
--P-N-P-
--N----P
------K-
--------


Puzzle of the week #32

Complex endgame


Level: 3-Bishop

------k-
-Rp----p
--r--p--
----nKp-
N-p-P---
p--r-PP-
P-R---P-
--------


Puzzle of the week #31

King chase


Level: 3-Bishop

-k------
--p-----
ppnq---P
--------
P-BPprr-
--P----R
----Q---
----KR--


Puzzle of the week #30

King in the center


Level: 3-Bishop

--R-----
----pp-k
--p--b--
--p--p-p
-------P
-----P--
----K---
--------


Puzzle of the week #28

Complex endgame


Level: 3-Bishop

---r----
---Pk--p
------p-
----p-P-
--------
--------
--P----P
---R---K


Puzzle of the week #27

Passed pawns


Level: 3-Bishop

--r--rk-
p-----pp
----p---
-p------
PqP-R---
--------
--Q--PPP
---R--K-


Puzzle of the week #26

Storming the castle


Level: 3-Bishop

---n---k
----r---
--------
pr--P-RP
---pNP--
p--P----
------R-
---K----


Puzzle of the week #24

King in the corner


Level: 3-Bishop

--------
---b----
-----p-p
p------P
----KPP-
P-------
--------
--kB----


Puzzle of the week #23

Pawn breakthrough


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b--rk-
pp--n-bp
-q----p-
--p-----
---pPP--
---Q-NP-
PPP-N-B-
R---K--R


Puzzle of the week #22

Storming the castle


Level: 3-Bishop

--r-----
---nqpkp
r-pR--p-
pp-bP---
----NQP-
-P------
P-P---BP
-----RK-


Puzzle of the week #21

Using open lines (1)


Level: 4-Rook

-----qbk
p------p
-rp--p--
--pp----
--P--Q-N
-P------
P----PPP
----R-K-


Puzzle of the week #20

Distracting the defender (1)


Level: 4-Rook

r-b---kr
pppp-p-p
-----n-B
---PR---
----n---
--P--N--
P----PPP
R-----K-


Puzzle of the week #19

Opening play (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

----rq-k
pp-----p
--------
----p---
--Bn-pQ-
-----P--
PP-----P
------RK


Puzzle of the week #18

King in the corner


Level: 5-Queen

r--k---r
pbp--ppp
---b----
-B-n--q-
---PQ---
---P----
PP---PPP
RNB--RK-


Puzzle of the week #15

Storming the castle


Level: 4-Rook