Chess Puzzle Design
I've been thinking about designing chess puzzles lately and thought to give it a go. Have to admit though that it was harder than I thought and the outcome not as good as what I expected.
Have you ever tried to design a puzzle? If so, how did it turn out? I'm wondering:
- How does one approach designing puzzles?
- Does it happen when going through games and/or analyzing, and find a position interesting?
- Or having a theme in mind and trying to build the board from scratch?
Here are a couple my tries (would appreciate any feedback):