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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

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----p-kp
----p-p-
----pPP-
----P--Q
------NP
-r-q----
-n---R-K


Puzzle of the week #150

Helm's Deep


Level: 3-Bishop

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

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--------
--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