Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Natasa Bojkovic.
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)
Natasa Bojkovic vs Zsuzsa Veroci, Belgrade, 1989
5rk1/rpp1qpp1/p3bnnp/P3N3/3P4/2P1Np2/1PB3PP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxg6 if fxg6 Nxg6 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Dana Nutu-Gajic, Split, 1989
2rrk3/1q2b1QR/p3p3/8/2pP1B2/P7/1P3PP1/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf7+ Kd7 Qxe7+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Margareta Muresan, Novi Sad, 1990
r3k2r/1p3p2/2p1nP2/pqb2N1p/4P1Q1/2B5/PPP3PP/2KR3R w q - 1 0
[ Ng7+ if Nxg7 Qd7+ or if Kf8 Nxe6+ fxe6 Qg7+ ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Rozana Gjergji, Mamaia, 1991
3r3r/3k3p/p2p4/2pPqp2/8/1Q2B1RP/2PK1P2/1R6 w - - 1 0
[ Qa4+ Ke7 Rb7+ Kf8 Bh6+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Mirjana Maric, Subotica, 1991
1Q2B3/pp6/b3p3/3k3P/P1pp4/2P2P2/4KP2/7q w - - 1 0
[ Qd8+ Ke5 cxd4+ Kf5 Bg6+ ]



Natasa Bojkovic Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Natasa Bojkovic vs Malina Boskovic, Belgrade, 1993
5q1k/pp5p/4np2/4r3/3N1Q2/P5P1/5PK1/3R4 w - - 1 0
[ Qxe5 if fxe5 Nxe6 ]

b)
Natasa Bojkovic vs Marta Litynska, Cetinje, 1993
4k3/2p3Rp/pp2p3/2pr2p1/4b1N1/2P3PP/PP4P1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ Kf8 Rg8+ Kf7 Nxd5 if Kxg8 Nf6+ ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Lyazzat Tazhieva, Moscow, 1994
4r3/1pRr4/p3b2R/3pNk2/3P4/1P2KpP1/P7/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rg6 w/g4# ]

d)
Natasa Bojkovic vs Natalia Ruchieva, Tivat, 1995
r4rk1/pp1b1p1p/1q2pp2/2b5/2Bp4/3R1N2/PPP1QPPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne5 if fxe5 Rg3+ Kh8 Qh5 mates ]

e)
Natasa Bojkovic vs Chen Zhu, Yerevan, 1996
2r1kr2/1q1nb1pn/p1bRQ2p/4p3/2P5/N3B3/1PB2PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bg6+ Kd8 Bb6+ Rc7 Rxc6 if Rf6 Rxc7 ]

Natalia Ruchieva Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Nikoletta Lakos, Istanbul, 2000
1r3R2/p5rk/1q2PQpp/1bpp4/3P4/1P5P/2P1N1P1/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxg7+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Maria Velcheva, Istanbul, 2000
6k1/1qNr1r1p/1p1P1pp1/pPnQ4/6P1/5N1P/1B3P2/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ Kg7 Bxf6+ Rxf6 Rg8+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Alisa Galliamova, New Delhi, 2000
6rk/4pQ1p/3pP2B/p1p5/q1p2N1P/7K/P1P3P1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Bg7+ Rxg7 Qf8+ Rg8 Ng6+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Anne Muller, Belfort, 2002
6R1/1rQ3p1/5pkp/4p2q/p7/Pr2P1P1/5P1P/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ Kf5 e4+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Svetlana Matveeva, Elista, 2004
5k2/pp4p1/q2b1n2/3p1QNB/2n2B2/P1P3P1/1P3P1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe6 Ne5 Nh7+ ]

f)
White mates in 2.
Natasa Bojkovic vs Deborah Richards, Istanbul, 2012
r2q1r1k/3n3p/2p2b1N/ppp1pP2/P3P3/1PBP2RP/2P3Q1/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Rg8+ Rxg8 Nf7# ]


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