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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

rn-q-rk-
-bp-nppp
pp--p---
----P---
---P----
--NB-N--
PP---PPP
--RQ-RK-

Puzzle of the week #222

The h7-square hot spot (1)


Level: 5-Queen

r---nrk-
-b--qppp
pp--p---
---nN---
---P----
---BB---
PP--QPPP
--RR--K-

Puzzle of the week #220

IQP (4)


Level: 5-Queen

-rb-r-k-
--qnbppp
p---p---
-p--P---
---B----
--N---Q-
PPP-B-PP
---R-R-K

Puzzle of the week #219

The art of exchanges (2)


Level: 5-Queen

---r-bk-
---P-p--
p---q-pp
--p----n
P-p--P--
--P---B-
BP-Q-P-P
---R--K-

Puzzle of the week #218

The art of exchanges (1)


Level: 5-Queen

-----n-n
--q--rbk
---p---p
--pPp--P
NpP-PpQ-
-P-N-P--
-B------
------RK

Puzzle of the week #217

"Tear down the wall!"


Level: 5-Queen

--r---k-
-Q---p-p
-----P--
------Pp
pbr-----
--------
PP--q--P
K-BR-R--

Puzzle of the week #216

Opposite sides attack (3)


Level: 5-Queen

rnbq-r-k
pppp--p-
-------p
---NP---
----Q---
-----N--
PPP---PP
R-B-K--n

Puzzle of the week #215

Opening blunders (4)


Level: 5-Queen

k--r-b-r
-----p-p
p----p--
--q-----
Q--p----
--p-BP--
P-----PP
-R--R-K-

Puzzle of the week #214

The art of attack (2)


Level: 5-Queen

r---rnk-
-p---pp-
--p----p
---nP--P
---P-q-B
p--B---Q
-----PP-
---R-RK-

Puzzle of the week #213

Ariadna's thread


Level: 5-Queen

r--r--k-
p---qpp-
--b-pn-p
--p-B---
-------Q
---B----
PPP--PPP
--KR--R-

Puzzle of the week #212

Storming the castle (10)


Level: 5-Queen

----rb-k
pp---p-p
----qP--
---R--Q-
--p-----
B-P---P-
P------P
-----K--

Puzzle of the week #211

King exposed


Level: 5-Queen

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

Puzzle of the week #210

Storming the castle (9)


Level: 5-Queen

--rqr-k-
----np--
p---pnp-
-p-b--N-
-------Q
-BN-R---
PP---P-P
---R--K-
 

Puzzle of the week #209

Storming the castle (8)


Level: 4-Rook

--k-b---
pp----p-
--pP----
--Q-----
------P-
P--P--B-
-PPK--q-
--------
 

Puzzle of the week #208

Opposite colour Bishops


Level: 5-Queen

rnb-k--r
pp-pp-bp
-----np-
--pP--B-
--------
--NB-N--
PqPQ--PP
R---K--R
 

Puzzle of the week #207

Queen's power


Level: 5-Queen

-q--kb-r
-r-n-ppp
--Qpp---
--------
N-------
--------
-PP--PPP
R-BR--K-

Puzzle of the week #206

Rook's power


Level: 5-Queen

---r----
--q---k-
rp---bpp
--pBp---
--P-Q---
P----RP-
P--R-P-P
------K-

Puzzle of the week #205

Bishop's power


Level: 5-Queen

---r-r-k
-b----p-
pb-----p
--ppPp-q
--p-nP--
--P-BN-N
PPQ---PP
---R-R-K

Puzzle of the week #204

Knight's power


Level: 4-Rook

rnb-kbnr
p--ppppp
-pp-----
----NN--
--Q-----
--K-B---
--------
--------
 

Puzzle of the week #203

Long mates (4)


Level: 5-Queen

----kb-r
---n-pp-
p--p--Pp
-p-Pp---
qP------
r--BBP-Q
-P-----P
-KR----R
 

Puzzle of the week #201

Long mates (3)


Level: 5-Queen

--b-r-k-
-pp--ppp
-b-----r
---pn---
--P-NP-q
-PQ-P--P
PB--B-P-
R----RK-
 

Puzzle of the week #200

Storming the castle (7)  (7kkk


Level: 5-Queen

rnbqk--r
ppp--ppp
---b----
--------
--P-n---
-----NP-
PP--PP-P
RNBQKB-R
 

Puzzle of the week #199

Opening blunders (3)


Level: 4-Rook