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[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

-----rk-
R---p--p
---bq-pB
-p------
-P-PNnP-
--P--Q-P
--------
------K-
 

Puzzle of the week #187

Distracting the defender (1) 


Level: 4-Rook

q-rr--k-
p----ppp
-p----n-
--pN-N-Q
---b-P--
-P----P-
P------P
---R-RK-
 

Puzzle of the week #186

Eliminating the defender (2)


Level: 4-Rook

--r---k-
ppq-pp-p
---pb-pQ
------Pn
--rNP---
--N--P--
PPP-----
--KR---R
 

Puzzle of the week #185

Eliminating the defender (1)


Level: 4-Rook

--------
--------
---k----
-----P--
-KP---pp
----P---
-------P
--------
 

Puzzle of the week #184

Crossroads (2)


Level: 4-Rook

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

Puzzle of the week #183

Stalemate combination


Level: 4-Rook

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

Puzzle of the week #182

Basic endgame (2)


Level: 4-Rook

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

Puzzle of the week #181

Pawn breakthrough


Level: 4-Rook

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

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

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


Puzzle of the week #169

Opposition (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

--------
--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-------
--------
--------
--------
--------


Puzzle of the week #167

Rule of the square (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

--------
----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
--------
--------
--------
--------


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