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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Avital Boruchovsky.
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 7.
Avital Boruchovsky vs Matej Sosovicka, Herceg Novi, 2006
5rk1/ppqb1pp1/1n2p3/n2pP2p/3P2N1/P2BB2P/1P3PP1/3Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ gxf6 Bh7+ if Kg7 Qxh5 ]

b)
Avital Boruchovsky vs Arsen Kukhmazov, Halkidiki, 2008
r7/p4k2/np1p1P2/2pP4/2P2pp1/P2B2n1/1P3RPr/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re7+ (if Kxh2 Rh8+ mates) Kxf6 Re6+ Kg5 Rg6+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Avital Boruchovsky vs Vitaly Terentiev, Halkidiki, 2008
5N2/p1pRR3/5kp1/1p5p/1P6/q6P/5PPK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Re6+ ]

d)
White mates in 6.
Avital Boruchovsky vs Petra Papp, Zalakaros, 2015
r2q1n2/2k5/3ppb2/1Q6/8/2N5/PP3PP1/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd5+ if exd5 or Kc8 Rc1+ ]

e)
White mates in 6.
Avital Boruchovsky vs Tamas Banusz, Zalakaros, 2015
5r1k/2R2pRp/2pN3P/p2b4/8/P4P2/5KP1/7r w - - 1 0
[ Nxf7+ Bxf7 Rxf7 if Re8 Rxh7+ ]

Avital Boruchovsky puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 3.
Florian Fuchs vs Avital Boruchovsky, Pardubice, 2015
r2Rr1k1/1N3p1p/1nQ5/p3b2q/8/PP6/5PPP/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxh2+ if Kh1 Bd6+ or if Kf1 Qe2# ]

b)
Pierluigi Basso vs Avital Boruchovsky, Douglas, 2015
8/1p3pkp/r3p1p1/1N1nK1P1/3PPP2/R7/7P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nb6 if Kd6 Nc4+ or if Rxa6 Nc4# ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Avital Boruchovsky vs Viktoria Chernyak, St. Petersburg, 2017
3r1n2/2q2p1k/1pN1pQb1/1B2P2p/P4N2/5P2/5bPP/2Br1R1K w - - 1 0
[ Nxh5 if Bxh5 Bh6 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Avital Boruchovsky vs Aleksandar Savanovic, Internet, 2020
2Qnk2r/1pp1r2N/p2p4/4P2p/7q/2P2p1P/PPB2Pn1/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bg6+ Rf7 exd6+ Nxe1 Rxe1+ ]

e)
Avital Boruchovsky vs German Spata, Internet, 2020
6k1/p4p2/3P2r1/2p3Q1/2P2P1P/4q3/P5BK/8 w - - 1 0
[ d7 if Rxg5 d8/Q+ ]

Avital Boruchovsky puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 3.
Alessio Valsecchi vs Avital Boruchovsky, Internet, 2020
3r3k/pp4pp/4Q3/PP3qNn/3b2R1/3r3P/5PPB/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxf2+ ]

b)
Stefan Pogosyan vs Avital Boruchovsky, Internet, 2020
4Qr1k/6pp/1p6/2pB4/2P3q1/2Pn4/PP5p/4Q2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qg1+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Oleg Terletsky vs Avital Boruchovsky, Internet, 2020
4r1k1/p1p2pbp/2p3p1/8/5B1P/2P2bN1/2KQ4/q4BR1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd1+ if Qxd1 Qxc3+ or if Kd3 Qb1+ ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Onno Elgersma vs Avital Boruchovsky, Internet, 2020
6k1/2p3p1/7p/1p1b4/1P3q2/1NQ5/1P3rPP/6RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg2 if Qg3 Rxg3+ ]


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