Here we list the latest chess puzzles and game positions. Use the links on the side (or at the bottom on mobile devices) to see more puzzles.
Click on a FEN string to select it automatically and if you have the full version of SparkChess, paste it in the Board Editor, then click Apply to play from that position. If you have the online version, click the “Play now” link or on the puzzle image to try and solve the puzzle online.
Podkriznik vs. Gassouma
Medium difficulty puzzle, mate in 2, white to move.
Li vs. Alitha
Medium difficulty puzzle, mate in 5, white to move.
J.Emms vs. A.Blees
Medium difficulty puzzle – mate in 3, White to move.
Wuisard vs. Durufle
Medium difficulty puzzle – mate in 5, white to move.
Vadaz vs. Lingnau
Medium difficulty puzzle – mate in 2, white to move.
Pilotelle vs. Vernay
Medium difficulty puzzle. White to move and mate in 3
En-Passant – how it works
En-Passant is intended to prevent pawns from avoiding being captured when they move two squares. So, if you move the white pawn to d4, it will be captured by en-passant. If you move it to d3, it’s a normal capture.