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[Event "Puzzle #319"][Date "2017.05.23"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2b2r1k/1p2Npbp/1n1Q2p1/1P6/1P3P2/1q4PP/5KB1/2R1R3 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #319

Counterstrike

Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #318"][Date "2017.05.17"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2k5/8/2K1P3/b7/8/6B1/8/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #318 Level: 5-Queen

Archived Puzzles

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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-----
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--r-----
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Puzzle of the week #123

Two centuries delight


Level: 5-Queen

---Q----
-----pp-
------k-
----R---
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b-----K-
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Puzzle of the week #122

Swiss precision


Level: 4-Rook

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pN------
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--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--B-
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P--R----
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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-
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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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----R--n
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Puzzle of the week #116

Decision time: your way or the highway?


Level: 4-Rook

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p------p
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B------P
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KPP---Pp
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Puzzle of the week #115

Pawn chase


Level: 4-Rook

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


Puzzle of the week #114

Playing on the rim is dim


Level: 4-Rook

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-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

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-----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
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---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--
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--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-----
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--k---P-
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Puzzle of the week #105

Chess geometry


Level: 5-Queen

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---pp-k-
---P--bR
----P-P-
---K----
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Puzzle of the week #104

Endgame intuition (part 1)


Level: 4-Rook

------k-
p-----p-
-p-p-nN-
-B-P----
----PK--
-------b
--r-----
-------R


Puzzle of the week #103

Crossroads (1)


Level: 5-Queen

r-b--rk-
p----ppp
-p-Qp---
----P--N
-P------
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P---qPPP
---R-RK-


Puzzle of the week #102

Middlegame decision time


Level: 5-Queen