Interactive Puzzles

Latest Puzzles

[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 #67"][Date "2009.04.17"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "b3k1r1/5p1p/4q3/1p6/4pP2/2PnN3/1PQ1BP1P/5R1K w - - 0 26"]26.f3


Puzzle of the week #67

Pinning all the way


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #66"][Date "2009.04.09"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/7K/8/8/6Q1/5R2/6bP/6k1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #66

Mate in 3


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #65"][Date "2009.04.03"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/p6k/3P4/4p3/3p4/6r1/2P5/R6K w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #65

Rook and passed pawns endgame


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #64"][Date "2009.03.27"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r3rnk1/pp2b1p1/2p1p2p/3q4/3PN2P/2P2R2/P3QPP1/2B2RK1 w - - 0 28"]28.Bxh6


Puzzle of the week #64

Storming the castle


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #63"][Date "2009.03.20"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1b1qrk1/p1p1N1pp/4n3/8/8/1Q1P2P1/PP2PpBP/RN3K2 b - - 0 17"]


Puzzle of the week #63

Attack and counter attack


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #62"][Date "2009.03.13"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2k2bnr/1pN3pp/p1b2p2/2p5/5B2/1N3P2/PPP1r1PP/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #62

Mating combo


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #61"][Date "2009.03.06"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/1p2N3/1p6/1pkBK3/1p6/8/P7/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #61

Mate in 6


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #60"][Date "2009.02.27"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2K5/8/5Q2/1kN5/8/1N6/2P5/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #60

Mate in 2


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #59"][Date "2009.02.20"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/8/B7/4p3/1Q6/1K2kp2/3R4 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #59

Mate in 2


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #58"][Date "2009.02.13"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/4n2K/8/pNp5/rkB4Q/n1p1N3/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #58

Mate in 2


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #57"][Date "2009.02.05"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1b1r1k1/1p2n1n1/p3p2Q/4PpN1/3q4/2N5/PPP4P/1K4R1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #57

Mate in 6


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #56"][Date "2009.01.29"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/p5r1/1p1R4/1P6/8/5K1p/7k w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #56

Mate in 7


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #55"][Date "2009.01.23"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "rr6/4ppk1/3p1np1/q2Pn2p/7P/P4PPN/QP2N3/1K1R3R b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #55

Storming the castle


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #54"][Date "2009.01.15"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1r5k/5Rrp/3p4/1N1Bb3/P3p3/1QR3pq/1P3P2/6K1 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #54

Mate in 5


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #53"][Date "2009.01.09"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/7K/8/5R2/3N2R1/5Q1p/2N3qp/7k w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #53

Mate in 2


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #52"][Date "2009.01.02"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2K5/8/2N2Q2/1k6/8/1N6/2P5/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #52

Mate in 2


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #51"][Date "2008.12.26"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "q5k1/5p2/7Q/r2b1B2/8/8/r2R3K/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #51

Mate in 7


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #50"][Date "2008.12.19"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2K4N/3PP1k1/5N2/6n1/8/8/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #50

Honouring all Knights


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #49"][Date "2008.12.11"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "k7/8/8/4P3/8/p7/6PQ/R3K3 w Q - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #49

Mate in 3


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #48"][Date "2008.12.05"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "4nr1k/2qr3p/pp1b1p1Q/2p5/6R1/P7/1PB1RP2/5K2 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #48

Mate in 4


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #47"][Date "2008.11.28"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "b4r2/p1R2p2/1p2p1pk/3pP1N1/PR3P2/1P5P/1r4P1/6K1 b - - 0 26"]26...d4 {Game line} 27.Nxf7+ Kh5 28.Ng5 Rxg2+ 29.Kf1 Rxf4+ 30.Ke1 Kxg5 31.Rxa7 Rff2 32.Rxd4 Bf3 {Black won at move 56}


Puzzle of the week #47

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #46"][Date "2008.11.21"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3q4/3rn2k/p1pRb3/1pP2ppp/1P6/P1N1P1P1/3Q1PBP/6K1 b - - 0 38"]38...Qe8


Puzzle of the week #46

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #45"][Date "2008.11.14"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/2p5/pp1p2k1/3P1pP1/1PP4K/P7/8 b - - 0 39"]39...f3 40.Kg3 f2 41.Kxf2 Kxg4 42.Ke3 Kg3 43.Kd3 Kf3 44.a3 a4 45.bxa4 bxa4 46.c4 Kf2 47.cxd5 cxd5 48.Kd2 Kf3 49.Kd3 Kf4 50.Kc2 Ke3 51.Kc3 Ke4 52.Kb4 Kxd4 53.Kxa4 Kc4 54.Ka5 d4 {Black checkmated white at move 63}


Puzzle of the week #45

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #44"][Date "2008.11.06"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/5p2/4p1k1/p2pr3/5RK1/2P4P/P7/8 w - - 0 45"]45.Ra4 Re4+ 46.Rxe4 f5+ 47.Kf4 fxe4 48.c4 dxc4 49.Kxe4 c3 50.Kd3 Kh5 51.Kxc3 Kh4 52.Kd4 Kxh3 53.Ke5 Kg3 54.Kxe6 Kf4 55.Kd5 a4 56.Kc4 Ke5 57.Kb4 Kd6 58.Kxa4 Kc6 {Draw at move 65}


Puzzle of the week #44

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook