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[Event "Puzzle #322"][Date "2017.06.29"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r5k1/p1QN3p/P5pB/5p2/1P2nP2/3q3P/3n2PK/R2R4 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #322

Storming the castle

Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #321"][Date "2017.06.13"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/8/6p1/5pP1/p4PpK/1p4PB/kB6 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #321 Level: 5-Queen

Archived Puzzles

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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

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----p---
--n-----
ppB----K
-------p
Pk------
-----PP-
--------


Puzzle of the week #125

CYCC 2010 endgame challenge


Level: 5-Queen

r--n---k
pp--R-pp
--bp----
---B-PN-
--pP----
--P-----
P------P
------K-


Puzzle of the week #124

Convert your chance


Level: 4-Rook

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


Puzzle of the week #123

Two centuries delight


Level: 5-Queen

---Q----
-----pp-
------k-
----R---
--------
b-----K-
--------
--------


Puzzle of the week #122

Swiss precision


Level: 4-Rook

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--------
--------
--------
pN------
--------
--K-----
k-------


Puzzle of the week #121

Knight's short journey (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

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-p---rpp
n-p-k---
P---P---
--r---P-
----B--P
----R-K-
---R----


Puzzle of the week #120

Blindfold


Level: 3-Bishop

----rrk-
----Qppp
p--P-n--
-p------
---p----
PB------
-PP---Pq
-K-RR---


Puzzle of the week #119

The enemy is at the gates


Level: 4-Rook

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---k----
--------
---K--B-
--------
--------
P--R----
--------


Puzzle of the week #118

Fischer challenge


Level: 4-Rook

q--r-b-k
---n--p-
-------p
-p-QP--P
---P-N--
P-----P-
-P---RK-
--------


Puzzle of the week #117

What say you: A, B or C? (part 1)


Level: 5-Queen

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--------
----Kpp-
------kp
----R--n
--------
------PP
--------


Puzzle of the week #116

Decision time: your way or the highway?


Level: 4-Rook

--------
p------p
-----Nk-
--------
B------P
--------
KPP---Pp
--------


Puzzle of the week #115

Pawn chase


Level: 4-Rook

K-------
--------
Pp------
kp------
-n------
-P------
--------
B-------


Puzzle of the week #114

Playing on the rim is dim


Level: 4-Rook

--------
-p---pp-
---k--p-
-------P
pq---P--
---B---P
P-PN--P-
---K----


Puzzle of the week #113

Nothing is what it seems to be


Level: 4-Rook

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


Puzzle of the week #112

What is the method?


Level: 4-Rook

--r-rbk-
-bq--ppp
pp-p----
----n-P-
Pn-BP-N-
--N---Q-
-PP--RBP
-----RK-


Puzzle of the week #111

Crucial defensive moment


Level: 5-Queen

r-q--r-k
pp--ppb-
--p---p-
---P----
---Bn---
-QR-----
PP--NP-P
----K-R-


Puzzle of the week #110

Kings exposed


Level: 5-Queen

r-----k-
--p--pb-
p-n-q-pp
P---p---
QPp-P---
--PrBN--
-----PPP
R---R-K-


Puzzle of the week #109

Planning


Level: 5-Queen

rq-r--k-
pb---pp-
-p-bpn-p
--------
---P----
-B-Q-N--
PP-B-PPP
--R-R-K-


Puzzle of the week #108

IQP (3)


Level: 5-Queen

r---kb-r
pp-b-p-p
-qn-pp--
--------
--BP----
-----N--
PP-N-PPP
R--Q-RK-


Puzzle of the week #107

IQP (2)


Level: 5-Queen

----rrk-
ppq--ppp
-b--bn--
---p----
--n-----
-NPB---P
PP--NPP-
R-BQR-K-


Puzzle of the week #106

IQP (1)


Level: 5-Queen

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


Puzzle of the week #105

Chess geometry


Level: 5-Queen