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[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

Archived Puzzles

---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

r-b-k--r
pp-p-pbp
---B----
----Pn--
--Bn----
--NQ----
PqP---PP
R----R-K

Puzzle of the week #248

Opening play (1)


Level: 2-Knight