Chess Puzzles


Chedoku chess puzzle

To solve a Chedoku puzzle re-arrange the chess pieces to find a solution where the number of pieces threatening each square matches the large number in that square.


SokoChess White is a puzzle game about pushing Chess pieces into their destination and overcoming various obstacles. Enjoy 70 different handcrafted levels with a unique twist on the Chess formula.

Ain't it funny how the knight moves?

Move the knight to every square in order, right to left, top to bottom. Except don't land anywhere the queen can take you, and don’t take the queen.


You will be shown a position from a chess game. Guess the 5 next moves played in the game. After each guess, the color of the tile will show how close you were. It's like Wordle, or Chessle, but for chess games.


Guess the entire opening sequence, for both white and black! You have 6 guesses.


Chessformer is a grid-based puzzle platformer with Chess pieces. The goal in each level is to capture the opposing king, who is lazy and never moves, so don't worry about losing any pieces.

Unlock The King

A originally designed puzzle game inspired by Chess. Move the pieces and create a path to Unlock the King.


Get the colored pieces to the squares with the same colors. Pieces can only jump to the free square, and only if it is a valid chess move.

Knight's tour

A knight's tour is a sequence of moves of a knight on a chessboard such that the knight visits every square exactly once. If the knight ends on a square that is one knight's move from the beginning square (so that it could tour the board again immediately, following the same path), the tour is closed (or re-entrant); otherwise, it is open.

Chezzle video game

An endless, thought provoking, meditative Chess puzzler with a twist. Clear the board by chaining together moves.

Chezzle boardgame

CHEZZLE is something like "chess played with puzzle pieces". Players move puzzle shaped pieces around a checker style board in an attempt to capture the opponent's pieces. Movement is similar to chess in the sense that each pieces shape / type has it's own unique movement. The captured pieces are used to create a puzzle pattern or CHEZZLE which is selected prior to play.


Guess the average elo between the two players


Boardle is a free daily chess puzzle in the style of a wordle game. You get five attempts to solve the puzzle by choosing the best series of moves for both players. As you play, your guesses will fill in the tiles below the chessboard using standard algebraic notation (SAN), similar to chessle, and other chess wordle variants.

Echo Chess

You are playing White, there is no opponent. You must capture all pieces to win. You become the "echo" of any piece you capture. You can't pass through red obstacles. Find the best move order to clear the board.

Hexagonal chess

Hexagonal chess is a group of chess variants played on boards composed of hexagon cells.


1d-chess is a new variant where you can play the beautiful game without all those unnecessary and complicated extra dimensions. Play as white against the AI. This chess variant was first described by Martin Gardner in the Mathematical Games column of the July 1980 issue of Scientific American.

Worse Chess

a 1d chess variant but it's worse


Take your opponent's King or move one of your pawns to the seven squares in the opposite corner.

Ludii chess variants

Ludii is a general game system designed to play, evaluate and design a wide range of games, including board games, card games, dice games, mathematical games, and so on.

Chess Variant

The Chess Variant Pages is an amateur, hobbyist website that has been run by volunteers since it was founded in 1995. It focuses on documenting games based on, related to, or similar enough to Chess and on letting you play many of them.

Green Chess

Green Chess is a place for playing chess with other people online. Besides standard chess, you can also play chess variants, e.g. hexagonal chess, chess with new pieces, three-player chess, multi-move chess etc.

Green Chess

Guess the stockfish 16 evaluation of the position.


Chess X Minesweeper - Numbered tiles represent the number of pieces that have that tile in check.

Other puzzles

Eight queen , Longest uncrossed knight