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[Event "Puzzle #362"][Date "2019.02.10"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1r6/p3k3/3pp3/2q1n3/2P1Ppp1/2Q5/P3BPP1/3R2K1 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #362

Absolute pin

Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #361"][Date "2019.01.27"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "6k1/5p1p/p4p2/2r5/2br4/5B2/P4PPP/2R1R1K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #361

Relative pin

Level: 3-Bishop

Archived Puzzles

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

-----rk-
pp-b--pp
---bp---
---p--q-
---P-N-r
--PB-R-P
PP-Q--P-
-----RK-

Puzzle of the week #245

Discovered attack


Level: 2-Knight

r--qkb-r
ppp--ppp
--n-b---
---B----
----R---
--p--N--
PPP--PPP
R-BQ--K-

Puzzle of the week #243

Pins (5)


Level: 2-Knight

----kq-r
---r--pp
p-Q-p---
-p------
--------
----B---
PPP---PP
R-----K-

Puzzle of the week #242

Pins (4)


Level: 2-Knight

---rr---
pb-qnp-k
-pn-pBp-
--p----p
--P-----
PP-BPN--
-----PPP
R--Q-RK-

Puzzle of the week #241

Double attack (2)


Level: 2-Knight