Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Benjamin Bok.
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.
Benjamin Bok vs Willem Sparreboom, Haarlem, 2008
2r1b1k1/pp2q3/6pQ/2bp2N1/4p3/8/PP5P/1B2RR1K w - - 1 0
[ Rf8+ ]

b)
Benjamin Bok vs Aleksandar Berelovich, Germany, 2010
4r1k1/p4ppp/1p3n2/3p4/3B4/1PP5/P1r2PPP/R3RK2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe8+ Nxe8 Ke1 Nd6 Kd1 Rb2 c4 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Benjamin Bok vs Mark Bluvshtein, Wijk aan Zee, 2011
2b4k/3r2b1/1p1pr1PN/p3p1B1/Pn2P3/2N5/1PP2R2/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rf8+ if Bxf8 Rxf8+ ]

d)
Benjamin Bok vs Bart Michiels, Antwerpen, 2011
3r1k2/pR4b1/p1r4p/5Bp1/1P1p4/6P1/P5KP/5R2 w - - 1 0
[ Be6+ Ke8 Bf7+ Kf8 Bb3+ Rf6 Rxf6+ ]



Benjamin Bok Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Benjamin Bok vs Vjacheslav Borisenko, Maribor, 2012
2rq1r1k/3nb1pp/p4pb1/1p3N2/np1pPPPN/P2P3P/B4Q2/R1B1R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxg6+ ]

b)
Benjamin Bok vs Leon Mons, Stroebeck, 2013
r1q2r1k/1b3ppn/p2p2np/1pp1pNB1/4P3/P1PP3Q/BP3PPP/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxh6 gxh6 Qxh6 if Rg8 Nxd6 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Benjamin Bok vs Ali Bitalzadeh, Haarlem, 2013
5rrk/5Q1n/3p3P/3P4/pqPp1P2/1P4R1/6BP/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Be4 ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Benjamin Bok vs Dharma Tjiam, Belgium, 2015
1r4k1/p2n4/b1pPp1Np/8/8/1PB5/1PP3PP/2K2R2 w - - 1 0
[ Ne7+ ]


Dutch GMs

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