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 #91"][Date "2009.10.16"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1b2r2/1p1pNpkp/3pn1p1/2pN3P/2PnP3/q3QP2/p3BKP1/1R5R w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #91

Opposite wing attack


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #90"][Date "2009.10.09"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/pq2p1k1/1p1pP1bR/1P1P2K1/2rp4/8/P5Q1/8 b - - 0 49"]49... Be8


Puzzle of the week #90

Complex endgame


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #89"][Date "2009.10.02"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r3k1/5qpp/2pBp3/3nP3/P7/5r2/1P2QP1P/R2R2K1 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #89

Storming the castle


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #88"][Date "2009.09.25"][Result "1-0"]1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 Nxe4 4.dxe5!? d5!? 5.Nbd2 Nc5!? 6.Nb3 Ne6!? 7.Nbd4 Nxd4 8.Nxd4!? Be7 9.Bd3 c5 10.Nf5 O-O


Puzzle of the week #88

Opening blunders (part 1)


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #87"][Date "2009.09.11"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1k1r4/r4p2/1q2p1p1/2bnP2p/pp1pBP2/3R1Q2/PPP2BPP/1K1R4 w - - 0 34"]{Choice A} 34.Bxd4 ({Choice B} 34.Bxd5) ({Choice C} 34.Ka1)


Puzzle of the week #87

Opening lanes


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #86"][Date "2009.09.18"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1R6/8/8/5k2/5p2/1p5r/4K3/8 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #86

Rook + pawns endgame


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #85"][Date "2009.09.04"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/2rb4/4k2p/P2p2p1/1N1Ppp2/7P/5PP1/1R3NK1 w - - 0 41"]


Puzzle of the week #85

Passed pawn


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #84"][Date "2009.08.28"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/4N2P/K7/8/8/k7/N3p3/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #84

2 Knights endgame


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #83"][Date "2009.08.21"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "k1N5/2p5/8/1P6/8/8/7K/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #83

Minimal advantage


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #82"][Date "2009.08.14"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "6k1/pp3pp1/4pn1P/4Nq2/2P5/5Q2/PP1r1P2/K6R w - - 0 31"]31.Qxb7 Qxe5


Puzzle of the week #82

Back rank (part 1)


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #81"][Date "2009.08.07"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1q6/7k/4N3/8/7K/Q7/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #81

Ultimate target: the enemy King


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #80"][Date "2009.07.31"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "k3K3/7b/8/1pP5/8/1p5B/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #80

Pinning in endgame


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #79"][Date "2009.07.23"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/6p1/2p1q3/4P1p1/6k1/8/6K1/4Q3 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #79

Queens and pawns


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #78"][Date "2009.07.17"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/8/2p5/2Pp4/3K2Pk/7P/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #78

Rule of the square


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #77"][Date "2009.07.10"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "4k1K1/6P1/8/8/8/8/7r/5R2 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #77

Lucena position


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #76"][Date "2009.07.03"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3k4/7R/3K4/3P4/8/8/8/2r5 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #76

Basic endgame


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #75"][Date "2009.06.26"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2N3k1/6p1/8/6P1/8/K3p3/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #75

Material imbalance endgame


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #74"][Date "2009.06.19"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/5kp1/1p2ppnp/8/3P4/r4N1P/PR2QPPK/2q5 b - - 0 22"]


Puzzle of the week #74

Complex endgame tactics


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #73"][Date "2009.06.12"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1r3rk1/2n2ppp/p2p3q/P1pP4/5P2/2BP1Q2/1P5P/R5RK w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #73

Storming the castle


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #72"][Date "2009.06.05"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "7r/1R6/4p1r1/1P2Ppk1/3P2p1/4P1Kp/2R5/8 b - - 0 51"]


Puzzle of the week #72

Rooks and passed pawns endgame


Level: 5-Queen
---N--R-
pp---p--
---K--p-
--------
--pk----
---pp--p
---P-pB-
-Q----BR

Puzzle of the week #71

Chess history


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #70"][Date "2009.05.08"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "7k/8/4K1Rp/6pP/5p1r/8/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #70

Rook and passed pawns


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #69"][Date "2009.05.01"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "5r1k/R5p1/6Pp/5P1K/7P/1p1p4/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #69

Caged King in endgame


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #68"][Date "2009.04.24"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1bqk2r/pppp1ppp/2n5/2b1P3/2P3n1/4PN2/PP3PPP/RNBQKB1R w KQkq - 1 6"]


Puzzle of the week #68

Budapest Gambit


Level: 4-Rook