Hard Chess Puzzles
Play and solve advanced, hard, difficult and plain nasty chess puzzles for advanced chess players. You’ll find solutions and historical details and you can play each puzzle live against the computer.
Edward Lasker vs. George Alan Thomas
Try to solve this online chess puzzle. It is a difficult one. White to move and wins after an unusual 8th movement.
Paul Keres vs. Arturo Pomar Salamanca
With a sacrifice trap Paul Keres has developed a strategical position that allowed a clear win against
Alexander Meek vs. Paul Morphy
An amazing chess endgame between Alexander Meek versus Paul Morphy. Morphy with the blacks proves his chess abilities and intuition
Paul Morphy’s problem
Play online Paul Morphy’s famous chess problem. White to move and mate in 2. How quickly can you solve this puzzle?
Veselin Topalov vs. Garry Kasparov
A chess puzzle form a game in Moscow, 1994 between Veselin Topalov and Garry Kasparov. Topalov moves and wins in 4.
Paul Keres vs. Tigran Petrosian
This chess puzzle is complex! Black to move and win in 5. Can you find the right sequence in this chess puzzle?
Robert Thacker vs. Bobby Fischer
A beautiful example of underpromotion in this chess puzzle from grand master Robert Fischer. Black to move and mate in 2.
Wilhelm Steinitz vs. David Sands
Wilhelm Steinitz vs. David Sands, New York, 1887. White to move and wins in 2.