Puzzles

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[Event "Puzzle #376"][Date "2019.11.03"][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.Ne2 Nbc6 11.f4 dxc3 12.h4 Bd7 13.h5 O-O-O 14.Qd3 Nf5 15.Rb1 f6 16.exf6 e5 17.f7 Rgf8 18.g4 Nfd4 19.f5 e4 20.Qxc3 Nf3+ 21.Kf2 d4 22.Qc5


Puzzle of the week #376

French defence, Winawer

Level: 4-Rook

[Event "Puzzle #375"][Date "2019.10.20"][Result "0-1"]1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. f4 O-O 8. Nf3 c5 9. Nb5 Nc6 10. c3 a6 11. Nd6 f6 12. Bd3 cxd4 13. cxd4 g5 14. g3 fxe5 15. fxe5 g4 16. Nh4


Puzzle of the week #375

French defence, Classical variation

Level: 4-Rook

Archived Puzzles

-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

r-b---k-
pp-n---p
--pbp---
---pNpP-
--PBn--q
-P-NKP--
P-Q-P-B-
R-----R-
 

Puzzle of the week #198

King left in the center (3)


Level: 4-Rook

----rrk-
-pp--qpp
p--b----
---p----
------b-
--P-B---
PP-Q-PPP
R---KN-R
 

Puzzle of the week #197

Advanced pin  (3)


Level: 4-Rook

---rnrk-
n---qpbp
p-pp--p-
-p------
--PNP---
-PB-NPP-
P--Q--KP
---R-R--
 

Puzzle of the week #196

Advanced pin (2)


Level: 4-Rook

--------
pb-n--k-
-----qp-
--pp-p-r
-----P-N
-P--P-Q-
P----KP-
-BR-----
 

Puzzle of the week #195

Advanced pin (1)


Level: 4-Rook

r-b-r--k
p--p--b-
---P-q-p
-ppQ-pN-
-n----pP
---B--B-
PP-R-PP-
--K----R
 

Puzzle of the week #194

Interference (4)


Level: 4-Rook

------k-
p--r-p-p
-pp--Qp-
----P---
---P-R--
--P----P
q-----PK
--------

Puzzle of the week #193

Interference (3)


Level: 4-Rook

k---N---
p--p---P
--------
--p-----
K-pbP---
------q-
P--P----
-R------
 

Puzzle of the week #192

Interference (2)


Level: 4-Rook

--br----
-pn---pk
r-------
p---N---
--Q--p-N
-------R
Pq----PP
----R--K
 

Puzzle of the week #191

Interference (1)


Level: 4-Rook

r-b-rb-k
-----Q-p
p---p-p-
----p-P-
qpB-P---
--------
PPP----P
--KR-R--
 

Puzzle of the week #190

The atraction (2)


Level: 4-Rook

------R-
p----r--
-p---r-p
----Qbpk
-P------
P--q--P-
-----R-K
--B-----
 

Puzzle of the week #189

The atraction (1)


Level: 4-Rook

 

--------
---r-nkp
pq-P-p--
-p--rPpP
--pRN-P-
----R---
-P-Q-PK-
--------
 

Puzzle of the week #188

Distracting the defender (2) 


Level: 4-Rook

-----rk-
R---p--p
---bq-pB
-p------
-P-PNnP-
--P--Q-P
--------
------K-
 

Puzzle of the week #187

Distracting the defender (1) 


Level: 4-Rook

q-rr--k-
p----ppp
-p----n-
--pN-N-Q
---b-P--
-P----P-
P------P
---R-RK-
 

Puzzle of the week #186

Eliminating the defender (2)


Level: 4-Rook

--r---k-
ppq-pp-p
---pb-pQ
------Pn
--rNP---
--N--P--
PPP-----
--KR---R
 

Puzzle of the week #185

Eliminating the defender (1)


Level: 4-Rook

--------
--------
---k----
-----P--
-KP---pp
----P---
-------P
--------
 

Puzzle of the week #184

Crossroads (2)


Level: 4-Rook

--------
K-k-----
Pp------
-------p
-------p
--------
------P-
--------
 

Puzzle of the week #183

Stalemate combination


Level: 4-Rook