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Chess Puzzles

The following are PDF files for use with Adobe Reader. The are currently set for a 4x3 aspect ratio and black letters on gray background, but this can easily be changed.

They were copied from Chess by Lazlo Polgar, which can be downloaded for free elsewhere on the web. These have been reformatted as slides with the answer given (in complete detail) on the next page.

The notation is a mixture of traditional and algebraic. Personally, I find algebraic notation to be terse to the point of opacity, having much in common with some data compression methods. For those not familiar with traditional notation, "+" means "check" and "x" means "captures."


Chess Puzzles 1-100 Mate in one. White to move.
Chess Puzzles 101-200
Chess Puzzles 201-306
Chess Puzzles 307-400 Mate in two. White to move.
Chess Puzzles 401-500
Chess Puzzles 501-600
Chess Puzzles 601-700
Chess Puzzles 701-800
Chess Puzzles 801-900
Chess Puzzles 901-1000
Chess Puzzles 1001-1100
Chess Puzzles 1101-1200
Chess Puzzles 1101-1200
Chess Puzzles 1201-1254
Chess Puzzles 1255-1300 Mate in rwo. Black to move.
Chess Puzzles 1301-1400
Chess Puzzles 1401-1470
Chess Puzzles 1471-1500 Mate in two. White to move. Abbot-Azashin
Chess Puzzles 1501-1600 Azashin-Battaglia
Chess Puzzles 1601-1700 Beek-Chepizhny
Chess Puzzles 1701-1800 Chepizhny-Fetmaks
Chess Puzzles 1801-1900 Ferbas-Haring
Chess Puzzles 1901-2000 Haring-Kardos
Chess Puzzles 2001-2100 Kardos-Kovacs
Chess Puzzles 2101-2200 Kovacs-Lewis
Chess Puzzles 2201-2300 Lewis-Locker
Chess Puzzles 2301-2400 Loquin-Melnichenko
Chess Puzzles 2401-2500 Merenye-Onitiu
Chess Puzzles 2501-2600 Onitiu-Pustovoy
Chess Puzzles 2601-2700 Pustovoy-Schiffert