Interactive Puzzles

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[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 #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

[Event "Puzzle #282"][Date "2015.10.05"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3b4/1p1k1ppp/p3p3/3pP3/1Pr2PP1/P3B3/1R2K2P/8 b - - 0 27"]


Puzzle of the week #282

French defence advanced


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #281"][Date "2015.09.20"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/p7/8/1p6/1P2N3/2Pk4/P6K/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #281

Endgame


Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #280"][Date "2015.07.22"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "6k1/6p1/8/4K1P1/8/8/7P/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #280

Opposition


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #279"][Date "2015.05.26"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/6K1/8/ppp2k2/8/1P6/1P5P/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #279

Opposition


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #278"][Date "2015.05.19"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3Q4/4R2p/1pq2p1k/6p1/8/6PP/1rp2P1K/8 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #278

Tempo


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #277"][Date "2015.05.05"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "k1r1r3/p5p1/1b1Q4/nN2B3/4p3/1B3pPq/1P3P1P/R4R1K w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #277

Smothered mate


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #276"][Date "2015.04.20"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "4r1k1/pp1n1b2/1qp3p1/4B1P1/P1P4P/3p4/2P1QR1K/5R2 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #276

Windmill


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #275"][Date "2015.04.05"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r3kb1r/1pp3p1/p3bp1p/5q2/3QN3/1P6/PBP3P1/3RR1K1 w kq - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #275

Double attack


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #274"][Date "2015.03.30"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r1q1r1/pb1n1ppk/3pNn1p/2pP1P2/2p4B/P1P4R/3Q2PP/1B3RK1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #274

Double attack


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #273"][Date "2015.03.17"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "5k2/p4r1p/3q4/2p1p1N1/P1P5/8/6QB/7K w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #273

Fork


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #272"][Date "2015.03.10"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "q4r1k/5p1p/p2pp2Q/1p2b3/8/2P2R2/P1P4P/6RK w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #272

Breaking pins (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #271"][Date "2015.03.02"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1bqk2r/pp3ppp/2n2n2/2b1p1B1/4N3/3P4/PPP2PPP/R2QKBNR b KQkq - 1 1"]


Puzzle of the week #271

Breaking pins (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #270"][Date "2015.02.17"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3r4/pp3pk1/1b4pp/3nq3/8/1N2PB1P/P3QPP1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #270

Relative pin


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #269"][Date "2015.02.02"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r2r4/1b3pk1/5qp1/pP1p3p/2pN3P/3nP1P1/PQR2PB1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #269

Absolute pin


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #268"][Date "2015.01.27"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "rq3rk1/pb1p1ppp/1p2p3/2b1n3/2P1P3/2NB2P1/PP1Q1PP1/RN3RK1 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #268

Absolute pins


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #267"][Date "2014.12.17"][Result "1-0"]1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 dxc3 4.Bc4 cxb2 5.Bxb2 Bb4+ 6.Nc3 d6 {See diagram} 7.Qb3 Bxc3+ 8.Bxc3 Qg5 9.Bxf7+ Kf8 10.Nf3 Qg4 11.O-O Nh6 12.Bc4 Nc6 13.e5 dxe5 14.Nxe5 Nxe5 15.Bxe5 Qg5 16.Rfe1 Nf5 17.Bxc7 Bd7 18.Qb4+ Ne7 19.Rxe7 Qxe7 20.Bd6 Qxd6 21.Qxd6+ Ke8 22.Re1+ Kd8 23.Re7 Kc8 24.Qxd7+ Kb8 25.Qxb7#


Puzzle of the week #267

Danish gambit (3)


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #266"][Date "2014.12.08"][Result "1-0"]1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 dxc3 4.Bc4 cxb2 5.Bxb2 Nc6 6.Nf3 d5 7.exd5 Qe7+ 8.Be2 Nd8 9.O-O Nf6 10.Re1 Ne4


Puzzle of the week #266

Danish gambit (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #265"][Date "2014.11.24"][Result "1-0"]1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 dxc3 4.Bc4 cxb2 5.Bxb2 Bb4+ 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Ne2 Nxe4 8.O-O Nxc3 9.Nxc3 Bxc3 10.Bxc3 Qg5 11.Re1+ Kf8


Puzzle of the week #265

Danish gambit (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #264"][Date "2014.11.17"][Result "0-1"]1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7.dxc6 bxc6 8.Be2 h6 9.Nh3 g5 10.d3 Bg7 11.Nc3 O-O 12.Ng1 Nd5 13.h4 f5 14.hxg5 hxg5 15.g4 Nxc3 16.bxc3 Qd5 17.Rh2 e4 18.Qd2 Qe5 19.Rh5


Puzzle of the week #264

Two Knights, Fried Liver attack (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #263"][Date "2014.11.09"][Result "1-0"]1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Nxd5 6.Nxf7 Kxf7 7.Qf3+ Ke6 8.Nc3 Nb4 9.a3 Nxc2+ 10.Kd1 Nxa1 11.Nxd5 Kd6 12.d4 Be6 13.Re1 b5


Puzzle of the week #263

Two Knights, Fried Liver attack (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #262"][Date "2014.10.26"][Result "1-0"]1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.O-O Nf6 7.d4 exd4 8.Ba3 d6 9.e5 dxe5 10.Qb3 Qd7 11.Re1 Qf5 12.Bb5 Nd7 13.Qd5 Bxc3 14.Nxc3 dxc3 15.Nxe5 Ne7


Puzzle of the week #262

Evans gambit


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #261"][Date "2014.10.12"][Result "1-0"]1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qb3 c5 5.a3 Qa5 6.Bd2 Nc6 7.Qd1 Nxd4


Puzzle of the week #261

Opening play (5)


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #260"][Date "2014.10.07"][Result "1-0"]1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.exd5 Nxd5 5.Nf3 c5 6.Nxd5 Qxd5 7.Be3 cxd4 8.Nxd4 a6 9.Be2 Qxg2 10.Bf3 Qg6 11.Qd2 e5 12.O-O-O exd4 13.Bxd4 Nc6


Puzzle of the week #260

Opening play (4)


Level: 3-Bishop