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[Event "Puzzle #359"][Date "2018.12.09"][Result "1-0"]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. Nxd4 exd4 6. e5 dxc3 7. exf6 cxd2+ 8. Bxd2 Qxf6 9. O-O Be7 10. Bc3 Qg5 11. Re1 O-O


Puzzle of the week #359

Four Knights

Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #358"][Date "2018.12.03"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "rn1qkb1r/ppp2ppp/3p1n2/8/2B1P1b1/5N2/PB3PPP/RN1Q1RK1 w kq - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #358

Danish gambit

Level: 3-Bishop

Archived Puzzles

------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

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

Puzzle of the week #182

Basic endgame (2)


Level: 4-Rook

--------
--------
--p-----
-p-p----
p--Pk---
P-P-----
----K---
--------

Puzzle of the week #181

Pawn breakthrough


Level: 4-Rook

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

Puzzle of the week #180

L-shape setup


Level: 4-Rook

-r--q--r
pp-nn--k
--p-p-pp
b--p---N
P--P----
Q--BBP--
-----P-P
R-----RK

Puzzle of the week #179

Long mates (2)


Level: 4-Rook

r-bnk--N
pppqn--Q
------p-
---N----
--B-P---
--------
P----PPP
b-B--RK-

Puzzle of the week #178

Long mates (1)


Level: 4-Rook

------n-
---b-r-k
p---p--p
Pp-pPn-B
--pP-N--
--P-----
--PB---P
------RK

Puzzle of the week #176

Tricky choice


Level: 3-Bishop

r-b-kb-r
p--n-p-p
-qn-p---
-p-pP-p-
---P-N--
-----N--
PP--BPPP
R-BQK--R

Puzzle of the week #175

Center blast


Level: 4-Rook

r-b-kb-r
pp---p-p
----p-p-
--PpqnB-
------Q-
---B----
PPP--PPP
RN---RK-

Puzzle of the week #174

King left in the center (2)


Level: 4-Rook

--kr---r
pp-b-pb-
-q--p-pn
---pP--p
-P-n-B-P
P-NB-NQ-
-----PP-
R---R-K-

Puzzle of the week #173

Traps


Level: 4-Rook

-b--rrk-
---b-ppp
-----n-q
-N-P----
p-B-p---
P-----P-
-P-NQP-P
R----RK-

Puzzle of the week #172

Storming the castle (6)


Level: 4-Rook

-k---r--
--p-----
--------
---R---p
--n---pP
--P---B-
r----PP-
-----NK-

Puzzle of the week #171

The winding road to winning


Level: 4-Rook

rnbqkb-r
ppp-pppp
--------
---p----
--------
--------
PPPPPPPP
RNBQKB-R


Puzzle of the week #170

Logical puzzle (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

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


Puzzle of the week #169

Opposition (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

--------
--pp--pp
--------
--PP-P--
-p-----k
--------
PP----p-
------K-


Puzzle of the week #168

Rule of the square (3)


Level: 4-Rook

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


Puzzle of the week #167

Rule of the square (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

--------
----k-p-
----p--p
----PP-P
------Q-
---q----
------PK
--------


Puzzle of the week #166

Zugzwang (2)


Level: 4-Rook