Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant.
White to move and win except where noted.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.


a)
Arakhamia-Grant vs Sandor Videki, Espoo, 1989
3rk2r/1R3pp1/p3q2p/1p1pP3/5n2/Q4N2/PP3PPP/5RK1 w k - 0 1
[ Nd4 Qxe5 Nc6 & Re7+ ]

b)
Arakhamia-Grant vs Peng Zhaoqin, Azov, 1990
q3r3/4nNpk/1p2p2p/6P1/2P1nP1P/B4Q2/8/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxe7 Rxe7 Nd6 ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Arakhamia-Grant vs Agnieszka Brustman, Biel, 1990
1k6/8/PPK2p2/P4p1p/7P/8/5p2/8 w - - 0 1
[ a7+ Ka8 Kc7 ]

d)
Arakhamia-Grant vs Ketevan Melashvili, Tbilisi, 1990
r4r2/ppk2p2/1qpb1Q1p/8/3P4/3B4/PPP2PPP/1K2R3 w - - 0 1
[ Re7+ Bxe7 Qxe7+ if Kc8 Bf5+ ]



e) White Mates in 4. Arakhamia-Grant vs Miroljub Lazic, Cetinje, 1991
r1b1r1k1/p1q3p1/1pp1pn1p/8/3PQ3/B1PB4/P5PP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1



Arakhamia-Grant Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Arakhamia-Grant vs Maia Chiburdanidze, Belgrade, 1992
r1b1n2r/1pq1kp1p/pn1p2p1/6P1/4Pp2/1NN5/PPPQB2P/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Qd4 if Rg8 Qxb6 ]

b)
Arakhamia-Grant vs Igor Novikov, Helsinki, 1992
5rk1/2q4p/p3R2R/4Qp2/6p1/6K1/1Pr3P1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Reg6+ if hxg6 Rh8+ Kf7 Rh7+ ]



c) White Mates in 3. Arakhamia-Grant vs Rodriguez Lopez, Sevilla, 1994
rn1q4/p3pp2/1p3k2/2pb1p2/5Q2/1PNP2P1/P3PP2/R3K3 w - - 0 1

d)
Arakhamia-Grant vs Maria Manakova, Elista, 1998
r5rk/4q2p/2RN2n1/p2P4/4pp2/7Q/PP3P1K/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ Qc3+ if Rg7 Nf5 or if Ne5 Qxe5+ ]

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