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[Event "Puzzle #326"][Date "2017.11.13"][Result "1-0"]1.Nf3 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bxc4 Bg4


Puzzle of the week #326

The f2/ f7 weak spot

Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #325"][Date "2017.10.22"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/8/4N3/2BnP3/8/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R b KQkq - 0 4"]


Puzzle of the week #325

The f2/ f7 weak spot

Level: 2-Knight

Archived Puzzles

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p-------
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K----k--
-----P-P
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Puzzle of the week #180

L-shape setup


Level: 4-Rook

-r--q--r
pp-nn--k
--p-p-pp
b--p---N
P--P----
Q--BBP--
-----P-P
R-----RK

Puzzle of the week #179

Long mates (2)


Level: 4-Rook

r-bnk--N
pppqn--Q
------p-
---N----
--B-P---
--------
P----PPP
b-B--RK-

Puzzle of the week #178

Long mates (1)


Level: 4-Rook

------n-
---b-r-k
p---p--p
Pp-pPn-B
--pP-N--
--P-----
--PB---P
------RK

Puzzle of the week #176

Tricky choice


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b-kb-r
p--n-p-p
-qn-p---
-p-pP-p-
---P-N--
-----N--
PP--BPPP
R-BQK--R

Puzzle of the week #175

Center blast


Level: 4-Rook

r-b-kb-r
pp---p-p
----p-p-
--PpqnB-
------Q-
---B----
PPP--PPP
RN---RK-

Puzzle of the week #174

King left in the center (2)


Level: 4-Rook

--kr---r
pp-b-pb-
-q--p-pn
---pP--p
-P-n-B-P
P-NB-NQ-
-----PP-
R---R-K-

Puzzle of the week #173

Traps


Level: 4-Rook

-b--rrk-
---b-ppp
-----n-q
-N-P----
p-B-p---
P-----P-
-P-NQP-P
R----RK-

Puzzle of the week #172

Storming the castle (6)


Level: 4-Rook

-k---r--
--p-----
--------
---R---p
--n---pP
--P---B-
r----PP-
-----NK-

Puzzle of the week #171

The winding road to winning


Level: 4-Rook

rnbqkb-r
ppp-pppp
--------
---p----
--------
--------
PPPPPPPP
RNBQKB-R


Puzzle of the week #170

Logical puzzle (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

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k---p---
----P---
-K------
--------


Puzzle of the week #169

Opposition (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

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--pp--pp
--------
--PP-P--
-p-----k
--------
PP----p-
------K-


Puzzle of the week #168

Rule of the square (3)


Level: 4-Rook

---K----
-------p
---k----
P-------
--------
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--------


Puzzle of the week #167

Rule of the square (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

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----k-p-
----p--p
----PP-P
------Q-
---q----
------PK
--------


Puzzle of the week #166

Zugzwang (2)


Level: 4-Rook

-------k
----K-p-
------Pp
-----N-P
--------
--------
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--------


Puzzle of the week #165

Zugzwang (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

--b--rk-
pp--R-bp
-qpp--p-
------N-
--P--PP-
---Q-B--
PP----PK
--------


Puzzle of the week #164

Etouffe mate (3)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-------
------p-
----b-Rp
----q--k
-------b
-B------
--PB--Q-
--K-----


Puzzle of the week #163

Etouffe mate (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

---n---k
--R-----
--n-P---
---N--N-
--------
-p------
--r---r-
K-------


Puzzle of the week #162

7th rank domination (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

-------k
pp----rp
--nQ-p--
---p----
----b--N
--------
Pq---PPP
---RR-K-


Puzzle of the week #161

Back rank (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

rnbr--k-
pp--bppp
----pn--
--p--q--
--PP----
--N--N--
PP--BPPP
R-BQ-RK-


Puzzle of the week #160

Modern opening surprises (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

r--qkb-r
pppb--pp
--np-n--
-----pN-
--BQP---
--N-----
PPP--PPP
R-B-K--R


Puzzle of the week #159

Opening blunders (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

-rbq--kr
p-ppb-pp
-pn-----
---NP-N-
------Q-
--------
PPP--PPP
R-B--RK-


Puzzle of the week #158

Achile's ankle (3)


Level: 3-Bishop

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pQRq--pk
----p--p
---r-p--
---P----
----P---
PP---PPP
------K-


Puzzle of the week #157

Celebrating club games


Level: 2-Knight