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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

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

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


Puzzle of the week #165

Zugzwang (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

--b--rk-
pp--R-bp
-qpp--p-
------N-
--P--PP-
---Q-B--
PP----PK
--------


Puzzle of the week #164

Etouffe mate (3)


Level: 3-Bishop

r-------
------p-
----b-Rp
----q--k
-------b
-B------
--PB--Q-
--K-----


Puzzle of the week #163

Etouffe mate (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

---n---k
--R-----
--n-P---
---N--N-
--------
-p------
--r---r-
K-------


Puzzle of the week #162

7th rank domination (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

-------k
pp----rp
--nQ-p--
---p----
----b--N
--------
Pq---PPP
---RR-K-


Puzzle of the week #161

Back rank (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

rnbr--k-
pp--bppp
----pn--
--p--q--
--PP----
--N--N--
PP--BPPP
R-BQ-RK-


Puzzle of the week #160

Modern opening surprises (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

r--qkb-r
pppb--pp
--np-n--
-----pN-
--BQP---
--N-----
PPP--PPP
R-B-K--R


Puzzle of the week #159

Opening blunders (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

-rbq--kr
p-ppb-pp
-pn-----
---NP-N-
------Q-
--------
PPP--PPP
R-B--RK-


Puzzle of the week #158

Achile's ankle (3)


Level: 3-Bishop

--------
pQRq--pk
----p--p
---r-p--
---P----
----P---
PP---PPP
------K-


Puzzle of the week #157

Celebrating club games


Level: 2-Knight

-----rk-
--p---qp
-p-p-r--
p--R----
--P-----
PPKQP---
--------
---R----


Puzzle of the week #156

Breakaway


Level: 3-Bishop

----r-k-
--------
---R-Qpp
--p-----
--P-p-q-
P---P---
-P--PK--
--------


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

--------
--------
-------p
--------
------pp
----N-Pk
-----K--
--------


Puzzle of the week #153

Knight's short journey (2)


Level: 3-Bishop

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


Puzzle of the week #152

The edge of a Knife


Level: 3-Bishop

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


Puzzle of the week #151

Any position is interesting


Level: 3-Bishop