Puzzles

Current Puzzles

[Event "Puzzle #357"][Date "2018.11.18"][Result "1-0"]1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Nxd5 6.d4 Bb4+ 7.c3 Be7 8.Nxf7 Kxf7 9.Qf3+ Ke6 10.Qe4 Bf8 11.O-O Ne7 12.f4 c6 13.fxe5 Kd7 14.Be2 Ke8 15.c4 Nc7 16.Nc3 Be6 17.Bg5 Qd7 18.Rad1 Rc8 19.Bxe7 Qxe7 20.d5 Qc5+ 21.Kh1 cxd5 22.cxd5 Bd7 23.e6 Bb5


Puzzle of the week #357

The Fried Liver Attack

Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #356"][Date "2018.11.04"][Result "?-?"]1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7.dxc6 bxc6 8.Be2 (8.Qf3 Rb8 9.Be2) 8...h6 9.Nh3


Puzzle of the week #356

The Fried Liver Attack

Level: 3-Bishop

Archived Puzzles

[Event "Puzzle #283"][Date "2015.10.12"][Result "0-1"]1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Bd3 c5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Qe2+ Be7 7. dxc5 Nf6 8. h3 O-O 9. O-O Bxc5 10. c3 Re8 11. Qc2 Qd6 12. Nbd2 {Black to move}


Puzzle of the week #283

French defence exchange


Level: 4-Rook

---b----
-p-k-ppp
p---p---
---pP---
-Pr--PP-
P---B---
-R--K--P
--------

Puzzle of the week #282

French defence advanced


Level: 4-Rook

--------
p-------
--------
-p------
-P--N---
--Pk----
P------K
--------

Puzzle of the week #281

Knight+ endgame


Level: 4-Rook

---Q----
----R--p
-pq--p-k
------p-
--------
------PP
-rp--P-K
--------

Puzzle of the week #278

Tempo


Level: 3-Bishop

----r-k-
pp-n-b--
-qp---p-
----B-P-
P-P----P
---p----
--P-QR-K
-----R--

Puzzle of the week #276

Windmill


Level: 3-Bishop

r---kb-r
-pp---p-
p---bp-p
-----q--
---QN---
-P------
PBP---P-
---RR-K-

Puzzle of the week #275

Double attack


Level: 3-Bishop

--r-q-r-
pb-n-ppk
---pNn-p
--pP-P--
--p----B
P-P----R
---Q--PP
-B---RK-

Puzzle of the week #274

Double attack


Level: 3-Bishop

-----k--
p----r-p
---q----
--p-p-N-
P-P-----
--------
------QB
-------K

Puzzle of the week #273

Forks (,,,)


Level: 3-Bishop

q----r-k
-----p-p
p--pp--Q
-p--b---
--------
--P--R--
P-P----P
------RK

Puzzle of the week #272

Breaking pins (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-bqk--r
pp---ppp
--n--n--
--b-p-B-
----N---
---P----
PPP--PPP
R--QKBNR

Puzzle of the week #271

Breaking pins (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

---r----
pp---pk-
-b----pp
---nq---
--------
-N--PB-P
P---QPP-
---R--K-

Puzzle of the week #270

Relative pins


Level: 3-Bishop

r--r----
-b---pk-
-----qp-
pP-p---p
--pN---P
---nP-P-
PQR--PB-
---R--K-

Puzzle of the week #269

Absolute pins


Level: 3-Bishop

rq---rk-
pb-p-ppp
-p--p---
--b-n---
--P-P---
--NB--P-
PP-Q-PP-
RN---RK-

Puzzle of the week #268

Absolute pins


Level: 3-Bishop

rnbqk-nr
ppp--ppp
---p----
--------
-bB-P---
--N-----
PB---PPP
R--QK-NR

Puzzle of the week #267

Danish gambit (3)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-bnkb-r
ppp-qppp
--------
---P----
----n---
-----N--
PB--BPPP
RN-QR-K-

Puzzle of the week #266

Danish gambit (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

rnb--k-r
pppp-ppp
--------
------q-
--B-----
--B-----
P----PPP
R--QR-K-

Puzzle of the week #265

Danish gambit (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b--rk-
p-----b-
--p-----
n---qppR
----p-P-
--PP----
P-PQBP--
R-B-K-N-

Puzzle of the week #264

Two Knights, Fried Liver attack (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

r--q-b-r
p-p---pp
---kb---
-p-Np---
--BP----
P----Q--
-P---PPP
n-BKR---

Puzzle of the week #263

Two Knights, Fried Liver attack (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b-k--r
pppnnppp
--------
-B-QNq--
--------
B-p-----
P----PPP
R---R-K-

Puzzle of the week #262

Evans gambit


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b-k--r
pp-p-ppp
----pn--
q-p-----
-bPn----
P-N-----
-P-BPPPP
R--QKBNR

Puzzle of the week #261

Opening play (5)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b-kb-r
-p---ppp
p-n---q-
--------
---B----
-----B--
PPPQ-P-P
--KR---R

Puzzle of the week #260

Opening play (4)


Level: 3-Bishop