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[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

Archived Puzzles

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-pb---p-
--p-k-p-
----P---
-P--KPP-
-------P
-----B--
--------


Puzzle of the week #42

2008 WYCC Vietnam challenge


Level: 4-Rook

r-------
----k-P-
------KP
--------
-----P--
--------
--------
b-------


Puzzle of the week #41

Pawns power


Level: 4-Rook

------K-
--------
------k-
--------
------N-
------N-
------B-
------B-


Puzzle of the week #40

Setting up or checking? (part 2)


Level: 4-Rook

r----r--
pp-R----
------R-
--kbp---
B-p----p
--P-K---
PP-----P
--------


Puzzle of the week #39

Setting up or checking? (part 1)


Level: 3-Bishop

-r---r--
------kp
---p-pp-
qnp-pP--
-p--P--N
---P----
PPPQ-P-P
-K-R--R-


Puzzle of the week #38

Opposite sides attack (part 1)


Level: 3-Bishop

-----rk-
ppp---pp
--------
---p--P-
-P-NrP--
P--p--P-
-B-P---P
R--K---b


Puzzle of the week #37

Mate in 5 (part 2)


Level: 3-Bishop

--N----k
------pp
p-------
----p---
Pp----Q-
-Pn-PK-P
-B----P-
----q---


Puzzle of the week #36

King pushed against enemy lines


Level: 3-Bishop

--r--qk-
------r-
--Ppp-pQ
p-n--pP-
-p-B----
-P-----P
P-P---B-
----R-K-


Puzzle of the week #35

Lines and diagonals


Level: 4-Rook

----k---
----P---
----q---
----Q---
----q---
----Q---
----p---
----K---


Puzzle of the week #34

In the mirror


Level: 3-Bishop

--b-----
r-P---k-
-----b-p
pB---pp-
P-N-p---
---p---P
-P---PP-
--R---K-


Puzzle of the week #33

Passed pawns


Level: 3-Bishop

r----bk-
n--Rp-n-
-p------
-Pp-pPp-
--P-N-P-
--N----P
------K-
--------


Puzzle of the week #32

Complex endgame


Level: 3-Bishop

------k-
-Rp----p
--r--p--
----nKp-
N-p-P---
p--r-PP-
P-R---P-
--------


Puzzle of the week #31

King chase


Level: 3-Bishop

-k------
--p-----
ppnq---P
--------
P-BPprr-
--P----R
----Q---
----KR--


Puzzle of the week #30

King in the center


Level: 3-Bishop

--R-----
----pp-k
--p--b--
--p--p-p
-------P
-----P--
----K---
--------


Puzzle of the week #28

Complex endgame


Level: 3-Bishop

---r----
---Pk--p
------p-
----p-P-
--------
--------
--P----P
---R---K


Puzzle of the week #27

Passed pawns


Level: 3-Bishop

--r--rk-
p-----pp
----p---
-p------
PqP-R---
--------
--Q--PPP
---R--K-


Puzzle of the week #26

Storming the castle


Level: 3-Bishop

---n---k
----r---
--------
pr--P-RP
---pNP--
p--P----
------R-
---K----


Puzzle of the week #24

King in the corner


Level: 3-Bishop

--------
---b----
-----p-p
p------P
----KPP-
P-------
--------
--kB----


Puzzle of the week #23

Pawn breakthrough


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b--rk-
pp--n-bp
-q----p-
--p-----
---pPP--
---Q-NP-
PPP-N-B-
R---K--R


Puzzle of the week #22

Storming the castle


Level: 3-Bishop

--r-----
---nqpkp
r-pR--p-
pp-bP---
----NQP-
-P------
P-P---BP
-----RK-


Puzzle of the week #21

Using open lines (1)


Level: 4-Rook

-----qbk
p------p
-rp--p--
--pp----
--P--Q-N
-P------
P----PPP
----R-K-


Puzzle of the week #20

Distracting the defender (1)


Level: 4-Rook

r-b---kr
pppp-p-p
-----n-B
---PR---
----n---
--P--N--
P----PPP
R-----K-


Puzzle of the week #19

Opening play (1)


Level: 3-Bishop