Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jan-Krzysztof Duda.
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 3.
Jan-Krzysztof Duda vs Bartlomiej Mazur, Ustron, 2007
4n3/2p2Rp1/pr1kr2p/1pR5/1P1P4/4PB2/P3K1PP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rd5+ Kc6 Rd8+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Jan-Krzysztof Duda vs Wojciech Bronsztejn, Suchedniow, 2010
3r1rk1/pp4pp/4pp2/3bN1P1/7R/8/PPP2PP1/2K4R w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7 if fxe5 g6 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Jan-Krzysztof Duda vs Caique Melo Reda, Caldas Novas, 2011
2r4r/1b1nqpk1/p5p1/1p1pP2R/3N4/P1NPQ3/1P4PP/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Nf5+ if Kg8 Rxh8+ or if gxf5 Qg3+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Jan-Krzysztof Duda vs Stig Martinsen, Krakow, 2012
1r3r1k/2q1p3/3pPbQP/1p1B1p2/2Pp4/7R/P4P2/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Qg7+ Bxg7 hxg7+ ]



Jan-Krzysztof Duda Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Jan-Krzysztof Duda vs Nidjat Mamedov, Legnica, 2013
1Q6/4qkpp/3p1p2/2nP1P2/2RpP1P1/5K2/r6P/5B2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc5 if dxc5 d6 w/Bc4+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Jan-Krzysztof Duda vs Yiye Wang, Al-Ain, 2013
3k3r/1q2bP2/p1r5/1p1p1B1p/3P1B2/1bP3Q1/6PP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qg8+ ]

c)
Jan-Krzysztof Duda vs Oskar Wieczorek, Warsaw, 2014
r1b3k1/4q1pp/p3p3/2ppB2B/4nQ2/2P5/P1P3PP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bf7+ if Kh8 Qh6 or if Kf8 Qg4 g6 Bxe6+ Ke8 Bxc8 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Jan-Krzysztof Duda vs Krzysztof Jakubowski, Warsaw, 2014
5rk1/6r1/pR1p2Q1/3Np3/q3P1pP/8/1PP2P2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne7+ Kh8 Qh6+ ]


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