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[Event "Puzzle #319"][Date "2017.05.23"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2b2r1k/1p2Npbp/1n1Q2p1/1P6/1P3P2/1q4PP/5KB1/2R1R3 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #319

Counterstrike

Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #318"][Date "2017.05.17"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2k5/8/2K1P3/b7/8/6B1/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #318 Level: 5-Queen

Archived Puzzles

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-
--------
P-------
-P-----R
--P---PP
-----R-K


Puzzle of the week #147

Pawns gone missing


Level: 3-Bishop

r-bqkbnr
pppnpp-p
---p--p-
--------
--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

---r----
-----p-k
----p-p-
-----q--
--------
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

--------
--------
--p-k---
-----p--
-------R
----P-Kp
-----P--
-------r


Puzzle of the week #140

Simple comme Bonjour! (2)


Level: 4-Rook

--r---k-
-p----pp
p-n-p---
--------
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-
--------
----p---
P-q----P
------P-
-----Q-K


Puzzle of the week #135

7th rank


Level: 5-Queen

--------
R------r
-----p-k
-----P--
---K----
--------
--------
--------


Puzzle of the week #134

Simple comme Bonjour! (1)


Level: 4-Rook

r-br---k
pp---ppp
--q-pP--
--P-P---
---B----
----Q-P-
P------P
R----RK-


Puzzle of the week #133

Canadiana 2010 edition


Level: 5-Queen

r---n---
pp--q-pk
--p-BnRp
--------
--p--P--
-P-----P
PB----QK
--------


Puzzle of the week #132

How simple is a solved puzzle...


Level: 5-Queen

-r----k-
-q---pp-
r---b--p
p--N----
---R----
QP---P--
--P---PP
-K-R----


Puzzle of the week #131

Under pressure


Level: 5-Queen

r-b--r--
p--p--kp
-pn-p---
--------
-PP-----
P---KP--
--Q----P
R----B--


Puzzle of the week #130

Eenie, meenie, miney, moe :-)


Level: 4-Rook

----k--r
--R-bpp-
----b--p
----P---
--------
--------
PPP---PP
-K-R----


Puzzle of the week #129

Choices


Level: 4-Rook

---rkb-r
pp---pp-
--p-b--p
----P-q-
--BQ----
--N-----
PPP---PP
-K-R---R


Puzzle of the week #128

The art of attack (1)


Level: 5-Queen

r--q-rk-
-p---p--
----p--p
----B-P-
bpp-----
Pn---P--
K-QnP-P-
---R-BNR


Puzzle of the week #127

Opposite sides attack (2)


Level: 5-Queen

-----k--
-----p--
--K--P--
p---Q---
-q-----p
-P------
P-------
--------


Puzzle of the week #126

Queen endgame complexity


Level: 4-Rook