Puzzles

Current Puzzles

[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

Archived Puzzles

[Event "Puzzle #286"][Date "2015.11.16"][Result "0-1"]1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4 Qc7 8.Qxg7 Rg8 9.Qxh7 cxd4 10.Kd1 Nbc6 11.Nf3 dxc3 12.Ng5 Nxe5 13.f4 Rxg5 14.fxg5 N5g6 15.h4 e5 16.h5 Nf8 17.Qg7 Bg4+ 18.Ke1 e4 19.Be3 O-O-O 20.Qxf7 Ne6 21.Qf2 {Stop here for a bit and analyse the position before moving on to replay the winning line} d4 22.Be2 dxe3 23.Qxe3 Bxe2 24.Qxe2 Rd2 25.Qxe4 Qg3+ 26.Kf1 Qf2#


Puzzle of the week #286

French Winaver


Level: 4-Rook

-----rk-
---N--pp
p-n--q--
--Qp----
-p------
---P----
PP----pP
-K-b--R-

Puzzle of the week #285

French defence classical


Level: 4-Rook

-r----k-
---b-ppp
rq-Np---
----P---
-n-Q-P--
-N-P----
-P----PP
-KR-R---

Puzzle of the week #284

French defence classical


Level: 4-Rook

r-b-r-k-
pp---ppp
--nq-n--
--bp----
--------
--PB-N-P
PPQN-PP-
R-B--RK-

Puzzle of the week #283

French defence exchange


Level: 4-Rook

---b----
-p-k-ppp
p---p---
---pP---
-Pr--PP-
P---B---
-R--K--P
--------

Puzzle of the week #282

French defence advanced


Level: 4-Rook

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

Puzzle of the week #281

Knight+ endgame


Level: 4-Rook

---Q----
----R--p
-pq--p-k
------p-
--------
------PP
-rp--P-K
--------

Puzzle of the week #278

Tempo


Level: 3-Bishop

----r-k-
pp-n-b--
-qp---p-
----B-P-
P-P----P
---p----
--P-QR-K
-----R--

Puzzle of the week #276

Windmill


Level: 3-Bishop

r---kb-r
-pp---p-
p---bp-p
-----q--
---QN---
-P------
PBP---P-
---RR-K-

Puzzle of the week #275

Double attack


Level: 3-Bishop

--r-q-r-
pb-n-ppk
---pNn-p
--pP-P--
--p----B
P-P----R
---Q--PP
-B---RK-

Puzzle of the week #274

Double attack


Level: 3-Bishop

-----k--
p----r-p
---q----
--p-p-N-
P-P-----
--------
------QB
-------K

Puzzle of the week #273

Forks (,,,)


Level: 3-Bishop

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