Puzzles

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[Event "Puzzle #327"][Date "2017.11.19"][Result "?-?"]1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 Bc5 4. h3 O-O 5. Bg5 Nc6 6. c3 d5 7. exd5 Na5 8. b4 Nxc4 9. dxc4


Puzzle of the week #327

The f2/ f7 weak spot

Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #326"][Date "2017.11.13"][Result "1-0"]1.Nf3 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bxc4 Bg4


Puzzle of the week #326

The f2/ f7 weak spot

Level: 2-Knight

Archived Puzzles

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Puzzle of the week #157

Celebrating club games


Level: 2-Knight

-----rk-
--p---qp
-p-p-r--
p--R----
--P-----
PPKQP---
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Puzzle of the week #156

Breakaway


Level: 3-Bishop

----r-k-
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---R-Qpp
--p-----
--P-p-q-
P---P---
-P--PK--
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Puzzle of the week #155

Endgame intuition (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

r---k--r
pp-q-ppp
-bpp-nn-
----p-B-
--N-P---
-QPP-N-P
PP---PP-
R----RK-


Puzzle of the week #154

What say you: A, B, or C? (3)


Level: 3-Bishop

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Puzzle of the week #153

Knight's short journey (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

r----rk-
-p-----q
p--p-p-Q
----p--N
--Pp----
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PP-----P
-----R-K


Puzzle of the week #152

The edge of a Knife


Level: 3-Bishop

------k-
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------pp
p-pr-b--
-p-pNB--
-------P
PPP-RPP-
------K-


Puzzle of the week #151

Any position is interesting


Level: 3-Bishop

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----p-kp
----p-p-
----pPP-
----P--Q
------NP
-r-q----
-n---R-K


Puzzle of the week #150

Helm's Deep


Level: 3-Bishop

r--qk--r
ppp-bppp
-n------
---pPb--
-n-P----
-QN--N--
PP--BPPP
R-B--RK-


Puzzle of the week #149

Modern opening surprises (1)


Level: 4-Rook

-qB-r-k-
-----pp-
-Bb----p
--P----n
-P------
P----n--
-N---QPP
--R--N-K


Puzzle of the week #148

The final result counts


Level: 3-Bishop

----rk--
-p------
p-qr-bQ-
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P-------
-P-----R
--P---PP
-----R-K


Puzzle of the week #147

Pawns gone missing


Level: 3-Bishop

r-bqkbnr
pppnpp-p
---p--p-
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--B-P---
-----N--
PPPP-PPP
RNBQK--R


Puzzle of the week #146

Achile's ankle (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

---r--k-
pb--qp--
-p----p-
-------p
-----Q-P
-B------
PP---PP-
--R---K-


Puzzle of the week #145

Achile's ankle (1)


Level: 4-Rook

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-----p-k
----p-p-
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PQ-----P
-------P
---R---K


Puzzle of the week #144

What say you: A, B or C? (2)


Level: 4-Rook

-b-q--k-
---r--pp
--Q-Rp--
--B-p---
--P-----
------P-
-----PKP
--------


Puzzle of the week #143

Subtle details, yet effective


Level: 5-Queen

r----rk-
bp-bq-pp
p-p-----
--Ppp---
-P-P--n-
----BN--
P-N--PPP
R---QRK-


Puzzle of the week #141

Storming the castle


Level: 3-Bishop

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Puzzle of the week #140

Simple comme Bonjour! (2)


Level: 4-Rook

--r---k-
-p----pp
p-n-p---
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P-----P-
-NP---qP
-P---bQ-
R-B--K--


Puzzle of the week #139

Hints


Level: 6-King

--r---k-
---bpp-p
---p-npQ
----q---
rp-NP-P-
-----PN-
PP-----P
-K-R--R-


Puzzle of the week #138

No second chances


Level: 4-Rook

---rr-k-
p---bNpq
--p-p--p
---n---P
--pP----
--B--R--
PP--QPP-
--K-R---


Puzzle of the week #137

Wild, wild, West!


Level: 5-Queen

-----rk-
pp---pbp
--rp--p-
---Q----
----P---
--P--q-P
PPB-----
-K-R---R


Puzzle of the week #136

Double trouble


Level: 6-King

----r---
R---P-kp
-p----p-
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----p---
P-q----P
------P-
-----Q-K


Puzzle of the week #135

7th rank


Level: 5-Queen

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R------r
-----p-k
-----P--
---K----
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Puzzle of the week #134

Simple comme Bonjour! (1)


Level: 4-Rook