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Puzzles for K-5
Compiled by ruzon
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These are Puzzles of the Day, mostly Mondays but a few Tuesdays, that I think can be discussed with elementary school children who are still learning the basics.

Stalemate 46. ?
Znosko-Borovsky vs Salwe, 1907 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pawn Promotion 62. ... ?
A Kosten vs Adorjan, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 62 moves, 0-1

After 20 moves, space count is White 17, Black 2
Suetin vs Ujtelky, 1965 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

King Safety 19 ... ?
Hermann Neustadtl vs O Valenta, 1889 
(C25) Vienna, 19 moves, 0-1

Trapped Piece 16 . ?
M Ebeling vs J Killane, 2007 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Fork 16. ... ?
M Grigoryan vs David Wise, 2007 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 0-1

Back Rank Mate 34. ...?
G Mammadova vs O Girya, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 35 moves, 0-1

Smothered Mate (almost) 23. ? (22. ? advanced)
Najdorf vs NN, 1942 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

Overburdened Defender 31. ?
Miles vs Timman, 1984 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 31 moves, 1-0

Remove the Defender 12. ?
I Cheparinov vs L Lang, 1995 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

Find a Better Move 34. ... Rxe8; 35. ?
L B Hansen vs Timman, 1994 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Knight Fork; Back Rank Mate 40. ?
H Steiner vs S Bernstein, 1936 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Overburdened Defender 12. ... ?
H Bohm vs Roman Hernandez, 1979 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 12 moves, 0-1

Castling Rules 11. ?
Dunbar vs Chawkin, 1925 
(C45) Scotch Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Pin; Overburdened Defender 11. ?
Schlosser vs NN, 1940 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 11 moves, 1-0

Fork 11. ...?
R Shirley Jr vs B Wall, 1982 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

Mating Net 18. bxc3 ... ?
Reshevsky vs E D Duncan, 1921 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Arabian Mate 38. ? (37. ? advanced)
Nimzowitsch vs A Gize, 1913 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Overburdened Defender 32. ...?
B Franciskovic vs R Svaljek, 2001 
(A12) English with b3, 32 moves, 0-1

Overburdened Defender; Epaulette Mate 23. ...?
Albin vs O Bernstein, 1904 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

Mating Net; 2-on-1 with King 23. ...?
Rohde vs I Rogers, 1982 
(D80) Grunfeld, 23 moves, 0-1

Knight Fork 8...?
Iverhov vs Ilianako, 1957 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 8 moves, 0-1

Mating Net 70. ?
Anand vs P Thipsay, 1987 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 70 moves, 1-0

36. Kc1 ...?
Jansa vs Smejkal, 1969 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

Discovered Attack 8. ?
T Mantia vs R Shirley Jr, 1981 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

Take Advantage of Blunders 9. ?
B Wall vs R Shirley Jr, 1980 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

Philidor's Legacy 23. ? (after 22...Qc7 or something)
O Bernstein vs Metger, 1907 
(A22) English, 22 moves, 1-0

Pin; Back Rank Mate 38. ?
Negi vs Hebden, 2005 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Discovered Check and Attack 47...?
A Timofeev vs E Guseinov, 2007 
(B27) Sicilian, 48 moves, 0-1

Knight Fork 27. ?
E Eliskases vs L Laurine, 1935 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Knight Fork 17. ?
Tal vs Tringov, 1958 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

Back rank mate; deflection 23.?
Minic vs K Honfi, 1966 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Fork 31...?
P Jakubek vs P Petran, 2001
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Mating Net 21...?
P Lyrberg vs Irzhanov, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

Mating Net 20. ?
Young / Burille vs Ware / Snow, 1888 
(C28) Vienna Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Find a better move 28. ?
Van Wely vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1997 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Smothered Mate 26. ?
R Buhmann vs B Saeheng, 2008 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

Smothered Mate 23. ? (or 23. Qxf7 Rxf7 24. ?)
Plaskett vs J Emms, 1986 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Mating Net; Removing the Guard; 30...?
R Rubenchik vs Ashley, 2000 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 0-1

Removing the guard 21...? (after 21. Kxd1)
Suba vs Portisch, 1984 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 20 moves, 0-1

Find a better move 23. ?
Bird vs Pinkerley, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

Stalemate 84. ?
E Williams vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

Removing the guard 28. ?
E Hearst vs S Wachs, 1954 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Fool's Mate 6...?
L De Veauce vs Keene, 1963  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Opening trap 7. ?
NN vs C Shearer, 1978 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 1-0

Knight fork 32. ? (after 31...Rxc6)
M Rytshagov vs R Slobodjan, 1999 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Mating Net 8 ... ?
V Manko vs Jankowitz, 1900 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

Mating Net 18. ?
N Fercec vs B Medak, 2000 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Fork setup 26...?
H Mueller vs O Bernstein, 1934 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

Deflection 6...?
NN vs R Vassilev, 2009 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 6 moves, 0-1

Trapped piece 10. ?
J Krejcik vs Reti, 1922 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 1-0

Double Attack 12. ?
Illescas Cordoba vs Adams, 1992 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 22 moves, 1-0

Anastasia's Mate: 32...?
J Gast vs E Bhend, 1987 
(B33) Sicilian, 32 moves, 0-1

Fork 30. ?
Zsofia Polgar vs A Rabczewski, 1989 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Deflection 40. ?
A Giri vs F A Cuijpers, 2009 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Tempo 23...?
S C Miller vs M Dougherty, 2002 
(B57) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Stalemate 38. ?
W Fuller vs L G Basin, 1992 
(A80) Dutch, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pin, skewer 51. ?
Wade vs R Sanguineti, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

Deflection 28. ?
Taimanov vs R Persitz, 1955 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Deflection and Discovered Check 25. ?
V Plotkin vs V Drkulec, 2009 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Lawn Mower Mate 33. ?
S Yudin vs O Loskutov, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 33 moves, 1-0

Avoiding Stalemate 61...?
J Garcia Padron vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1990 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Checks and Captures 27. ?
Motylev vs P Jirovsky, 1998 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Checks and Captures 27...?
Z Czajka vs A Zakaria, 1994 
(A48) King's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

Removing the defender 35. ?
J R Koch vs E Neiman, 1997 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 1-0

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