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[Event "Puzzle #322"][Date "2017.06.29"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r5k1/p1QN3p/P5pB/5p2/1P2nP2/3q3P/3n2PK/R2R4 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #322

Storming the castle

Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #321"][Date "2017.06.13"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/8/6p1/5pP1/p4PpK/1p4PB/kB6 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #321 Level: 5-Queen

Archived Puzzles

q----r-k
-----p-p
p--pp--Q
-p--b---
--------
--P--R--
P-P----P
------RK

Puzzle of the week #272

Breaking pins (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-bqk--r
pp---ppp
--n--n--
--b-p-B-
----N---
---P----
PPP--PPP
R--QKBNR

Puzzle of the week #271

Breaking pins (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

---r----
pp---pk-
-b----pp
---nq---
--------
-N--PB-P
P---QPP-
---R--K-

Puzzle of the week #270

Relative pins


Level: 3-Bishop

r--r----
-b---pk-
-----qp-
pP-p---p
--pN---P
---nP-P-
PQR--PB-
---R--K-

Puzzle of the week #269

Absolute pins


Level: 3-Bishop

rq---rk-
pb-p-ppp
-p--p---
--b-n---
--P-P---
--NB--P-
PP-Q-PP-
RN---RK-

Puzzle of the week #268

Absolute pins


Level: 3-Bishop

rnbqk-nr
ppp--ppp
---p----
--------
-bB-P---
--N-----
PB---PPP
R--QK-NR

Puzzle of the week #267

Danish gambit (3)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-bnkb-r
ppp-qppp
--------
---P----
----n---
-----N--
PB--BPPP
RN-QR-K-

Puzzle of the week #266

Danish gambit (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

rnb--k-r
pppp-ppp
--------
------q-
--B-----
--B-----
P----PPP
R--QR-K-

Puzzle of the week #265

Danish gambit (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b--rk-
p-----b-
--p-----
n---qppR
----p-P-
--PP----
P-PQBP--
R-B-K-N-

Puzzle of the week #264

Two Knights, Fried Liver attack (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

r--q-b-r
p-p---pp
---kb---
-p-Np---
--BP----
P----Q--
-P---PPP
n-BKR---

Puzzle of the week #263

Two Knights, Fried Liver attack (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b-k--r
pppnnppp
--------
-B-QNq--
--------
B-p-----
P----PPP
R---R-K-

Puzzle of the week #262

Evans gambit


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b-k--r
pp-p-ppp
----pn--
q-p-----
-bPn----
P-N-----
-P-BPPPP
R--QKBNR

Puzzle of the week #261

Opening play (5)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b-kb-r
-p---ppp
p-n---q-
--------
---B----
-----B--
PPPQ-P-P
--KR---R

Puzzle of the week #260

Opening play (4)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-bq-rk-
-pp--ppp
p-p-----
--b-P---
B-----n-
--P-----
PP-P-PPP
RNBQ-RK-

Puzzle of the week #259

Opening play (3)


Level: 3-Bishop

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

Puzzle of the week #258

Basic endgames: K+P vs K


Level: 2-Knight

--b-r---
-------R
--kb-R--
B----pp-
--Pn----
--------
-----PP-
------K-

Puzzle of the week #257

Mate in 1


Level: 2-Knight

---K----
--------
--------
-----p--
----k---
--------
--------
R-------

Puzzle of the week #256

Basic endgames: R vs P


Level: 2-Knight

--------
--------
--------
--------
-K-Q----
-------p
--------
-------k

Puzzle of the week #255

Basic endgames: Q vs P


Level: 2-Knight

r-b--k-r
pp-nbBpp
-qpp-n--
----p-N-
---PP---
-QP-----
PP---PPP
RNB-K--R

Puzzle of the week #254

Philidor defence


Level: 2-Knight

r-bqkb-r
ppp--ppp
-----n--
----p---
--B-P---
--------
PPP--PPP
RNBQK--R

Puzzle of the week #253

The f7-weak spot (4)


Level: 2-Knight

r-bqr---
p--nbkp-
--p-----
-p---B-n
-----P-Q
--N-----
PPP---PP
--KRR---

Puzzle of the week #252

Bishop's opening (1)


Level: 2-Knight

r--qkb-r
-pp---pp
p-n-bp--
----p---
Q-------
--NP-N--
PPP--PPP
R-B-K--R

Puzzle of the week #251

Four Knights (1)


Level: 2-Knight

r-b-k-nr
ppppbp-p
n-------
---NN---
---PP--Q
--------
PPP----P
R-B-KB-q

Puzzle of the week #250

Opening play (2)


Level: 2-Knight

rn--kb-r
-b-n-pp-
----p---
-N--q-Bp
---N--Q-
--------
PPP---PP
--KR---R

Puzzle of the week #249

Move by move


Level: 2-Knight