Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Piotr Bobras.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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


a)
White mates in 2.
Piotr Bobras vs Remy Jossien, Cappelle la Grande, 1995
3bqk2/2p1n1p1/2b2r1p/1p2Q3/4P3/1BP4P/1P3PP1/2BR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxf6+ gxf6 Bxh6# ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Piotr Bobras vs Marcin Szelag, Poznan, 2005
r2q2k1/pp4Pp/4p2Q/2B1P3/b5R1/P1P5/2p2r1P/2K3R1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh7+ Kxh7 g8/Q+ Qxg8 Rh4# ]

c)
Piotr Bobras vs Fred Hedke, Bad Wiessee, 2005
r1bq1rk1/ppp2pbp/2np1np1/6B1/3NP3/2N5/PPPQ1PPP/2KR1B1R w - - 1 0
[ Nxc6 bxc6 e5 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Piotr Bobras vs Mikhail Ekdyshman, Pardubice, 2006
r1bq1k1r/ppR2ppp/8/3p4/3Q4/8/PP1B1PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bh6 if Qg5 Qc5+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Piotr Bobras vs Bartlomiej Heberla, Ustron, 2006
2nb3r/4k1p1/rnR4p/3pNp2/p2P1N2/2P5/6PP/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re6+ Kf8 Nfg6+ Kg8 Re8+ ]



Piotr Bobras Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 5.
Piotr Bobras vs Katarzyna Adamowicz, Lazy, 2009
1r3rk1/1q2bp1p/6p1/1ppnPNQ1/2p5/8/1P3PPP/RB3RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh6 gxf5 Bxf5 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Piotr Bobras vs Dariusz Swiercz, Lublin, 2009
3q1b1r/1k3ppp/R3p3/1B2Q1n1/1P1p1P2/8/PP4PP/1K6 w - - 1 0
[ Bc6+ Kxa6 Qb5+ ]

c)
Piotr Bobras vs Keith Allen, Port Erin, 2009
r1b1nrk1/2q1bppp/p2p4/2pPp3/B1n1P3/2P2N1P/1P3PP1/R1BQRNK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxe8 Rxe8 Qa4 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Piotr Bobras vs Alexandre Dgebuadze, Germany, 2011
1q4k1/1r3rp1/4bP1Q/1n1pP3/1BpP3N/2P5/2P2K2/q5RR w - - 1 0
[ Qh8+ Kxh8 Ng6+ ]


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