Puzzles

Current Puzzles

[Event "Puzzle #359"][Date "2018.12.09"][Result "1-0"]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. Nxd4 exd4 6. e5 dxc3 7. exf6 cxd2+ 8. Bxd2 Qxf6 9. O-O Be7 10. Bc3 Qg5 11. Re1 O-O


Puzzle of the week #359

Four Knights

Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #358"][Date "2018.12.03"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "rn1qkb1r/ppp2ppp/3p1n2/8/2B1P1b1/5N2/PB3PPP/RN1Q1RK1 w kq - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #358

Danish gambit

Level: 3-Bishop

Archived 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

[Event "Puzzle #355"][Date "2018.10.28"][Result "1-0"]1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Bc5 6.d4 exd4 7.O-O dxc3


Puzzle of the week #355

Evans gambit


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #354"][Date "2018.10.21"][Result "?-?"]1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4


Puzzle of the week #354

Evans gambit


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #353"][Date "2018.09.19"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r3kbnr/ppp1pppp/2n5/q7/8/2N2Q1P/PPPP1PP1/R1B1KB1R w KQkq - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #353

Opening trap


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #352"][Date "2018.09.09"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/4Q3/8/8/6N1/6k1/4K2R w K - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #352

Mate in 2


Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #351"][Date "2018.06.24"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3r2rk/1pn3bp/2pqb3/8/5N2/8/1B1Q1PPP/2R1R1K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #351

Tactics


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #350"][Date "2018.06.02"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "6RK/8/3k4/2p5/8/8/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #350

Rook versus pawn


Level: 2-Knight


Puzzle of the week #349

Queen versus pawn


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #348"][Date "2018.05.20"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2Q5/8/8/8/8/8/4p2K/5k2 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #348

Queen versus pawn


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #347"][Date "2018.05.13"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/6P1/8/8/8/5k1p/8/4K3 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #347

Queen versus pawn


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #346"][Date "2018.04.29"][Result "?-?"]1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 Nd7 4.Bc4 c6 5.Ng5 Nh6 6.a4 Be7


Puzzle of the week #346

Philidor defence


Level: 2-Knight
[Event "Puzzle #345"][Date "2018.04.22"][Result "1-0"]1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. dxe5 Nxf2 5. Qd5 Qh4 6. Qxf7+ Kd8 7. Nf3 Qe4+ 8. Kxf2 Bc5+ 9. Kf1 Nc6 10. Nc3 Qxc2 11. Bg5+ Ne7 12. Nd4 Qxb2 13. Rd1 d5 (13... Qxc3)

Puzzle of the week #345

Bishop's Opening


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #344"][Date "2018.04.15"][Result "1-0"]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bc5 6. Nxe5 Nxe5 7. d4 Bb4 8. dxe5 Nxe4 9. Qd4 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Ba5 11. Ba3 b6


Puzzle of the week #344

Four Knights


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #343"][Date "2018.04.08"][Result "0-1"]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. Ba4 Bc5 6. Nxe5 O-O 7. Nd3 Bb6 8. Nf4 d5 9. Nfxd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Qh4 11. O-O Bg4 12. Qe1


Puzzle of the week #343

Four Knights


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #342"][Date "2018.03.31"][Result "1-0"]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bc4 h6 4. Nxe5 d5 5. exd5 Nxd5 6. Qf3 Be6 7. O-O f6


Puzzle of the week #342

Opening


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #341"][Date "2018.03.25"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "rnbqkb1r/3nppp1/pp1p3p/3N2B1/3NP3/6P1/PPP2P1P/R2QKB1R w KQkq - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #341

Opening


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #340"][Date "2018.03.18"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "rn3r1k/6pp/1pN2p2/p3N3/1P5q/PQ2PPp1/5n2/2R3K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #340

Various tactics


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #339"][Date "2018.03.11"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1r3rk1/1pq1nppp/p1n1p3/4N3/8/2PB3P/PP2QPP1/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #339

Various tactics


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #338"][Date "2018.03.04"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1bqkb1r/pppnpppp/8/7B/2NPn3/1Q6/PPP2PPP/RNB2RK1 w kq - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #338

Double check


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #337"][Date "2018.02.25"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "R1B4k/8/8/7K/8/8/p1pppppp/1Q6 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #337

Discovered check


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #336"][Date "2018.02.18"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r4rk1/1b2bppp/2pp1n2/q2Pp3/4P3/2N1RN1P/B1P2PP1/R2Q2K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #336

Discovered attack


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #335"][Date "2018.02.12"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/2k3n1/8/4rp2/6p1/B5P1/5P2/R4K2 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #335

Skewer


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #334"][Date "2018.02.04"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r3k1/q5pp/4p3/2rp1p2/1p1B1P2/1P1QP3/P1R3PP/6K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #334

Pin


Level: 2-Knight