Hard Chess Puzzles
Play and learn hard chess puzzles for advanced chess players. You’ll find hints, solutions and historical details for each puzzle.
Topalov vs Kasparov
Veselin Topalov vs Garry Kasparov, Moscow, 1994
Topalov with white moves and wins in 4.
4k2r/1R3R2/p3p1pp/4b3/1BnNr3/8/P1P5/5K2 w - - 1 0
Paul Keres vs. Tigran V.Petrosian
Paul Keres vs. Tigran V. Petrosian, Bled 1959
Black to move and win in 5.
6k1/3b3r/1p1p4/p1n2p2/1PPNpP1q/P3Q1p1/1R1RB1P1/5K2 b - - 0-1
Steinitz vs Sands
Wilhelm Steinitz vs. David Sands, New York, 1887
White to move and wins in 2.
r4br1/3b1kpp/1q1P4/1pp1RP1N/p7/6Q1/PPB3PP/2KR4 w - - 0 1