Puzzles

Current Puzzles

[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

[Event "Puzzle #374"][Date "2019.09.29"][Result "0-1"]1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Bd7 6.Bd3 Qb6 7.dxc5 Bxc5 8.O-O a5 9.a4 f6 10.Qe2 fxe5 11.Nxe5 Nxe5 12.Qxe5 Nf6 13.Qe2 O-O 14.Be3 Bxe3 15.fxe3 Ng4 16.Nd2 Nxe3 17.Rxf8+ Rxf8 18.Kh1 e5 19.Re1 Ng4 20.h3 Nf2+ 21.Kh2 e4 22.Bb5 Qd6+ 23.Kg1


Puzzle of the week #374

French defence, Advance variation

Level: 4-Rook

Archived Puzzles

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Puzzle of the week #61

Another edge


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #60

Overwhelming firepower (part 3)


Level: 3-Bishop

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Puzzle of the week #59

Overwhelming firepower (part 2)


Level: 3-Bishop

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Puzzle of the week #58

Mashed potatoes


Level: 3-Bishop

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p---p--Q
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--N-----
PPP----P
-K----R-


Puzzle of the week #57

Final blow (part 2)


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #56

Wrong place at the wrong time


Level: 3-Bishop

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QP--N---
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Puzzle of the week #55

Using heavy artillery


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #54

Final blow (part 1)


Level: 3-Bishop

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Puzzle of the week #53

Can you defeat a Jedy?


Level: 3-Bishop

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Puzzle of the week #52

Overwhelming firepower (part 1)


Level: 3-Bishop

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Puzzle of the week #51

Right idea, precise calculation


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #50

Honouring all Knights


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #49

Swiss inspiration


Level: 3-Bishop

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Puzzle of the week #48

Crossroads


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #47

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

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P-N-P-P-
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Puzzle of the week #46

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #45

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #44

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #43

Trick or treat


Level: 3-Bishop

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Puzzle of the week #42

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #41

Pawns power


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #40

Setting up or checking? (part 2)


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #39

Setting up or checking? (part 1)


Level: 3-Bishop

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-p--P--N
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PPPQ-P-P
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Puzzle of the week #38

Opposite sides attack (part 1)


Level: 3-Bishop