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Puzzle of the Day, 2017
Compiled by Phony Benoni
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Tactics Archive contains the most recent puzzles with diagrams.

See also:

Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2004 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2005 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2006 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2007 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2008 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2009 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2010 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2011 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2012 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2013 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2014 Game Collection: Puzzle of the Day 2015

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Search terms: Puzzleoftheday 2017, POTD 2017

Missing puzzles

Since a game can be used only once in a collection, any puzzle repeated during the period covered by the collection can appear only one time. In such cases, I have chosen to keep the first example and make notes concerning the reapeat.

S Schweber vs Spassky, 1955 (35. ...?), originally used on Jan-31-17, was repeated on Apr-17-17

23.? (Sunday, January 1)
Tartakower vs Vidmar, 1905 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

44.? (Monday, January 2)
Karjakin vs D Andreikin, 2015 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 54 moves, 1-0

34.? (Tuesday, January 3)
T Mauwa vs R Cecchetti, 1996 
(B56) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

21...? (Wednesday, January 4)
Seirawan vs Beliavsky, 1988 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

25. ..? (Thursday, January 5)
Uhlmann vs Kholmov, 1960 
(A21) English, 27 moves, 0-1

29.? (Friday, January 6)
Eljanov vs Karjakin, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

85...? (Saturday, January 7)
Bisguier vs A Matanovic, 1961 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 89 moves, 0-1

40. ? (Sunday, January 8)
H Rossetto vs Rodolfo Cardoso, 1958 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 47 moves, 1-0

25.? (Monday, January 9)
Chandler vs O I Barkan, 1975 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

28...? (Tuesday, January 10)
W van Lankveld vs Van der Wiel, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

19.? (Wednesday, January 11)
D Fridman vs S Petrosian, 2015 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

80.? (Thursday, January 12)
Karjakin vs Svidler, 2015 
(A15) English, 89 moves, 1-0

19.? (Friday, January 13)
I Nepomniachtchi vs B Savchenko, 2015 
(B27) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

23.? (Saturday, January 14)
Nakamura vs Le Quang Liem, 2015 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1-0

25.? (Sunday, January 15)
D Andreikin vs V Forsberg, 2016 
(C45) Scotch Game, 38 moves, 1-0

24.? (Monday, January 16)
L Machado vs K McDonald, 2016 
(A80) Dutch, 24 moves, 1-0

34.? (Tuesday, January 17)
P Rout vs M Al Sayed, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 1-0

18.? (Wednesday, January 18)
Hebden vs R Cantero, 1986 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

34.? (Thursday, January 19)
Caruana vs Radjabov, 2016 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

26.? (Friday, January 20)
Akobian vs R Barcenilla, 2015 
(E90) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

34...? (Saturday, January 21)
A Backlund vs J van Foreest, 2016 
(B44) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

20? (Sunday, January 22)
Taimanov vs V Mikenas, 1965 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 1-0

30.? (Monday, January 23)
K Pan vs I Mjatezs, 2016 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

33... ? (Tuesday, January 24)
Kholmov vs W Pietzsch, 1965 
(C06) French, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

32...? (Wednesday, January 25)
A L'Ami vs A Merry, 2015 
(A90) Dutch, 46 moves, 0-1

38.? (Thursday, January 26)
B Lalith vs Y Kuzubov, 2015 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 67 moves, 1-0

12.? (Friday, January 27)
W So vs F El Taher, 2006 
(C26) Vienna, 22 moves, 1-0

24.? (Saturday, January 28)
Carlsen vs Li Chao, 2015 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

23.? (Sunday, January 29)
Kasparov vs Vaganian, 1995 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

38...? (Monday, January 30)
Averbakh vs Spassky, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 38 moves, 0-1

35...? (Tuesday, January 31) [repeated Apr-17-17]
S Schweber vs Spassky, 1955 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 35 moves, 0-1

38.? (Wednesday, February 1)
Spassky vs Fischer, 1970 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

27. ..? (Thursday, February 2)
P Danenhower vs Spassky, 1971 
(A63) Benoni, Fianchetto, 9...Nbd7, 31 moves, 0-1

24...? (Friday, February 3)
Timman vs Spassky, 1983 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

26.? (Saturday, February 4)
Spassky vs Averkin, 1973 
(B44) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

37.? (Sunday, February 5)
Spassky vs J Penrose, 1969 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 49 moves, 1-0

40.? (Monday, February 6)
T Dowden vs S Yee, 2016 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

27. ..? (Tuesday, February 7)
Sasikiran vs Areshchenko, 2005 
(D85) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 0-1

39.? (Wednesday, February 8)
Kasparov vs Bareev, 2001 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1-0

39...? (Thursday, February 9)
Sahovic vs Korchnoi, 1979 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 0-1

23.? (Friday, February 10)
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

41...? (Saturday, February 11)
Geller vs Averbakh, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

19.? (Sunday, February 12)
E Tate vs Yudasin, 1997 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

43.?(Monday, February 13)
M Huizer vs J S Macrae, 2007 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 44 moves, 1-0

31.? (Tuesday, February 14)
U Boensch vs D Hausrath, 2007 
(E91) King's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

49.? (Wednesday, February 15)
N Pert vs F Dinger, 2007 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

27...? (Thursday, February 16)
Naiditsch vs Fressinet, 2015 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

25.? (Friday, February 17)
M Vachier-Lagrave vs S Novikov, 2007 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

32.? (Saturday, February 18)
R Tischbierek vs E Postny, 2007 
(C28) Vienna Game, 39 moves, 1-0

25.? (Sunday, February 19)
Spassky vs Beliavsky, 1988 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

33 ? (Monday, February 20)
Lahno vs Kosteniuk, 2007 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 34 moves, 1-0

7.? (Tuesday, Febraury 21)
R Krogius vs A Ojanen, 1944 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 14 moves, 1-0

21.? (Wednesday, February 22)
Kasimdzhanov vs Ponomariov, 2007 
(C18) French, Winawer, 23 moves, 1-0

23.? (Thursday, February 23)
S Franklin vs R Norinkeviciute, 2007 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 1-0

26...? (Friday, February 24)
E Canal vs P Beggi, 1976 
(A28) English, 35 moves, 0-1

17.? (Saturday, February 25)
Bacrot vs I Lysyj, 2009 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

21...? (Sunday, February 26)
Shabalov vs Aronian, 2004 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 47 moves, 0-1

53...? (Monday, February 27)
E Horn vs K Cedikova, 2007 
(B53) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

22.? (Tuesday, February 28)
Rublevsky vs Navara, 2007 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

29...? (Wednesday, March 1)
A Korotylev vs Mamedyarov, 2007 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

49.? (Thursday, March 2)
Jobava vs Winants, 2007 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

27...? (Friday, March 3)
I Cheparinov vs Navara, 2007 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 36 moves, 0-1

19.? (Saturday, March 4)
B Socko vs Shirov, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

12...? (Sunday, March 5)
A Raykhman vs T Heinemann, 2016 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 20 moves, 0-1

33...? (Monday, March 6)
K P Surya vs K Rathnakaran, 2015 
(C10) French, 33 moves, 0-1

84 ...? (Tuesday, ,March 7)
J L Hammer vs M Rodshtein, 2007 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 85 moves, 0-1

29.? (Wednesday, March 8)
I Cheparinov vs Pelletier, 2007 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

40.? (Thursday, March 9)
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

39.? (Friday, March 10)
E Tate vs R Mandl, 1987 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 53 moves, 1-0

15.? (Saturday,, March 11)
N Mohota vs S Swaminathan, 2011 
(A04) Reti Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

23.? (Sunday, March 12)
I Nikolayev vs M Gregory, 2007 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

33.? (Monday,, March 13)
N Zhukova vs P Cramling, 2015 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

27.? (Tuesday, March 14)
Kieu Thien Kim Le vs A Safar, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 44 moves, 1-0

26.? (Wednesday, March 15)
M Velcheva vs H Puuska, 2007 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

55.? (Thursday, March 16)
A Gupta vs R Praggnanandhaa, 2016 
(A15) English, 57 moves, 1-0

2 ...? (Friday, March 17)
Stefansson vs Carlsen, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

28...? (Saturday, March 18)
Karpov vs Ponomariov, 2007 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 0-1

20.? (Sunday, March 19)
E Tate vs A Chibukhchian, 2013 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 29 moves, 1-0

28.? (Monday, March 20)
D B C Prasad vs V Samolins, 2017 
(A80) Dutch, 29 moves, 1-0

26.? (Tuesday, March 21)
F Berkes vs M Neubauer, 2007 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 26 moves, 1-0

28.? (Wednesday, March 22)
R Polaczek vs A Antoniou, 2007 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

23.? (Thursday, March 23)
A Srebrnic vs A Benderac, 2007 
(A17) English, 26 moves, 1-0

22.? (Friday, March 24)
I Cheparinov vs Drasko, 2007 
(A17) English, 27 moves, 1-0

27.? (Saturday, March 25)
P Carlsson vs I Papaioannou, 2007 
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 1-0

27.? (Sunday, March 26)
N Vitiugov vs Sasikiran, 2015 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 1-0

26...? (Monday, March 27)
Blatny vs Jansa, 1986 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 0-1

29.? (Tuesday, March 28)
Spassky vs M Bieler, 2009  
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

15...? (Wednesday, March 29)
M Amini vs R Gralla, 2010 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

37...? (Thursday, March 30)
Portisch vs Huebner, 1978 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

30.? (Friday, March 31)
Mamedyarov vs A Timofeev, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

26...? (Saturday, April 1)
B Jonasson vs Angantysson, 1984 
(B40) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

18.? (Sunday, April 2)
A Sokolov vs Salov, 1983 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

45.? (Monday, April 3)
V S Gujrathi vs V Artemiev, 2015 
(D99) Grunfeld Defense, Smyslov, 45 moves, 1-0

23...? (Tuesday, April 4)
M Orfali vs M Senlle Caride, 2007 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

27...? (Wednesday, April 5)
T Hillarp Persson vs H Grooten, 2007 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 28 moves, 0-1

40 ? (Thursday, April 6)
A David vs V Malakhov, 2007 
(B57) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

19.? (Friday, April 7)
Mamedyarov vs B Galstian, 2002 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

19.? (Saturday, April 8)
G Kuzmin vs Groszpeter, 1990 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

26.? (Sunday, April 9)
Gelfand vs E Alekseev, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

8.? (Monday, April 10)
B Blumenfeld vs NN, 1903 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

33.? (Tuesday, April 11)
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1956 
(E78) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, with Be2 and Nf3, 33 moves, 1-0

29.? (Wednesday, April 12)
A Gupta vs S Mijovic, 2007 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

24...? (Thjrrsday, April 13)
J Dworakowska vs Shabalov, 2006 
(B33) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

34...? (Friday, April 14)
A Kharatyan vs A Gasik, 2007 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 39 moves, 0-1

21.? (Saturday, April 15)
Lu Shanglei vs Yiyi Xiao, 2016 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

19.? (Sunday, April 16) [puzzle for Apr-17 repeated Jan-31]
A Anastasian vs A Duman, 2003 
(E68) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4, 28 moves, 1-0

28.? (Tuesday, April 18) [puzzle for Apr-17 repeated Jan-31]
A Anastasian vs L Babujian, 2008 
(A06) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

39.? (Wednesday, April 19)
M Apicella vs I Farago, 2007 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 1-0

26.? (Thursday, April 20)
K H Podzielny vs G Diez, 2007 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

23.? (Friday, April 21)
E Inarkiev vs Svidler, 2016 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

33.? (Saturday, April 22)
Carlsen vs Yu Yangyi, 2015 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

22...? (Sunday, Apri 23)
M Mchedlishvili vs M Parligras, 2015 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

15 ? (Monday, April 24)
Alekhine vs A Munoz, 1945 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

25...? (Tuesday, April 25)
G Milos vs P Carlsson, 2012 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

19..? (Wednesday, Aprl 26)
O Michaelis vs J A Leonard, 1860 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

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