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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Leinier Dominguez-Perez.
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 5.
Leinier Dominguez-Perez vs Johan Hellberg, Cannes, 1997
3r1rk1/qb2Rppp/pp6/n2P4/1Q6/3B1N2/PPP3PP/1K5R w - - 0 1
[ Bxh7+ Kh8 Qh4 g6 Qh6 ]

b)
Leinier Dominguez-Perez vs Rogelio Gomez Lopez, Marina d'Or, 1998
2r2rk1/1pqn1ppp/p2p1b2/3P1B2/P2B1R2/8/1PPQ2PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 if gxf6 Rg4+ mates ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Leinier Dominguez-Perez vs Carlos Muiz, Candas, 1999
1Q6/3r4/q1k1bP1p/1pBp1p2/3P4/8/1P4PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rc1 ]

d)
White mates in 6.
Leinier Dominguez-Perez vs Ramon Mateo, Lisbon, 2000
2r4k/1q3p1p/p4P1b/4p1N1/8/7P/P3Q1P1/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Qh5 if Bxg5 Qxg5 Rg8 Qxg8+ ]

e)
Leinier Dominguez-Perez vs Leonid Kritz, Oropesa, 2000
r7/p2k1p1r/1p2pQ1p/3pP3/3P1N1R/1nP5/q4PP1/3RK3 w - - 0 1
[ Nxd5 if Re8 Qf3 ]

Leinier Dominguez-Perez Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 6.
Leinier Dominguez-Perez vs Darryl Johansen, Bled, 2002
3r1rk1/p4p2/5P2/1q5p/3p2pQ/PP4RP/1P4P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg4+ ]

b)
Leinier Dominguez-Perez vs Jose Fernando Cubas, Turin, 2006
3n3r/kb3r2/p3pnp1/1p1p2B1/q1pP2Pp/P1P2N1P/2P2PR1/R1QB2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne5 if Rff8 Nxg6 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Leinier Dominguez-Perez vs Artur Jussupow, Turin, 2006
4r1k1/pp1q3p/2n1NBb1/3pP1Q1/2pP2P1/2P2P2/5K2/7R w - - 0 1
[ Qxg6+ ]

d)
Leinier Dominguez-Perez vs Eduardo Iturrizaga, Dresden, 2008
3q2k1/7p/bprNp1p1/4n3/p1P5/4B3/P1P1Q1PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bh6 if Rxd6 Qxe5 Qe7 Qg5 ]

e)
Leinier Dominguez-Perez vs Dmitry Jakovenko, Moscow, 2009
r2n1rk1/1ppn1ppp/p2q4/1Pb1p2b/P1B5/B1PP1N1P/3N1PP1/R2QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne4 if Qb6 a5 w/b6 or if Qe7 Nxc5 w/d4 ]

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Leinier Dominguez-Perez Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Vugar Gashimov vs Lenier Dominguez, Moscow, 2009
8/1k6/4N1bp/2bpP1p1/1n6/pPB3P1/P3N2P/K7 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nc2+ Kb1 Nd4+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Lenier Dominguez vs Hector Leyva, Santiago de los Caballeros, 2011
1r1r4/p4Nkp/1bp3q1/8/4P3/6Q1/1P5P/2R2R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qe5+ if Kf8 Nh6+ ]

c)
Judit Polgar vs Lenier Dominguez, Khanty Mansyisk, 2011
6k1/4q2p/3p2p1/2bP1p2/1PB2Q2/6P1/R5KP/4r3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Be3 Qf3 Rg1+ Kh3 Qg5 ]

d)
Black mates in 5.
Gata Kamsky vs Lenier Dominguez, Beijing, 2011
5r1k/6b1/6qp/PpNP3r/1Q1B2P1/3R1pK1/8/5R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qd6+ if Kf2 Qh2+ ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Richard Rapport vs Lenier Dominguez, Wijk aan Zee, 2014
1R2r1k1/Q7/2p5/2Np1p1p/2P5/2PP4/P2Kbq2/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxd3+ if Kxd3 Qe2+ ]

Leinier Dominguez-Perez Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Lenier Dominguez vs B Adhiban, Monzon, 2016
r1qk4/2p2Q2/pp2r3/2p1B3/P3P3/1P1P4/2P4P/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rg1 Qd7 Rg8+ Re8 Rxe8+ Qxe8 Qxc7# ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Lenier Dominguez vs David Navara, Saint Louis, 2017
r5rk/3R2p1/4p2p/p3P1NQ/1p3P2/2p4K/2P3PP/4q3 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qxh6+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Lenier Dominguez vs Evgeny Postny, Nethanya, 2019
7k/3q2rp/p2p2RQ/2bBpP2/PpP5/1P5P/5P2/7K w - - 1 0
[ 1.f6 if 1...Rxg6 2.Qf8+ ]

d)
Gata Kamsky vs Lenier Dominguez, Sochi, 2019
8/5ppk/4p2p/3n4/8/4PPP1/2R3P1/r1N3K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Nb4 if 2.Rc7 Nd3 ]

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