Puzzles

Current Puzzles

[Event "Puzzle #327"][Date "2017.11.19"][Result "?-?"]1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 Bc5 4. h3 O-O 5. Bg5 Nc6 6. c3 d5 7. exd5 Na5 8. b4 Nxc4 9. dxc4


Puzzle of the week #327

The f2/ f7 weak spot

Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #326"][Date "2017.11.13"][Result "1-0"]1.Nf3 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bxc4 Bg4


Puzzle of the week #326

The f2/ f7 weak spot

Level: 2-Knight

Archived Puzzles

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Puzzle of the week #133

Canadiana 2010 edition


Level: 5-Queen

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Puzzle of the week #132

How simple is a solved puzzle...


Level: 5-Queen

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p--N----
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QP---P--
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Puzzle of the week #131

Under pressure


Level: 5-Queen

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p--p--kp
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P---KP--
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Puzzle of the week #130

Eenie, meenie, miney, moe :-)


Level: 4-Rook

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PPP---PP
-K-R----


Puzzle of the week #129

Choices


Level: 4-Rook

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--BQ----
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PPP---PP
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Puzzle of the week #128

The art of attack (1)


Level: 5-Queen

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Pn---P--
K-QnP-P-
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Puzzle of the week #127

Opposite sides attack (2)


Level: 5-Queen

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Puzzle of the week #126

Queen endgame complexity


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #125

CYCC 2010 endgame challenge


Level: 5-Queen

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Puzzle of the week #124

Convert your chance


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #123

Two centuries delight


Level: 5-Queen

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Puzzle of the week #122

Swiss precision


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #121

Knight's short journey (1)


Level: 3-Bishop

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Puzzle of the week #120

Blindfold


Level: 3-Bishop

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PB------
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-K-RR---


Puzzle of the week #119

The enemy is at the gates


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #118

Fischer challenge


Level: 4-Rook

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P-----P-
-P---RK-
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Puzzle of the week #117

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


Level: 5-Queen

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Puzzle of the week #116

Decision time: your way or the highway?


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #115

Pawn chase


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #114

Playing on the rim is dim


Level: 4-Rook

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Puzzle of the week #113

Nothing is what it seems to be


Level: 4-Rook

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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