Here are some chess puzzles from the games of the 2019 European Individual CH.
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.
Vladislav Artemiev vs Abynek Hracek, Skopje, 2019
r3br1k/1p3p1p/p4b1B/3nNQ2/3P4/P5RP/1q3PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxf6+ Nxf6 Bg7+ ]

b)
Stefan Pogosyan vs Falko Bindrich, Skopje, 2019
1r3r1k/p4p1p/3p1p2/2p1p3/3nPP2/q1Q3N1/2BK1RPP/3R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxc2 ]

c)
Konstantin Borsuk vs Leon Livaic, Skopje, 2019
5r2/pp6/4rn1k/6Rp/4N3/P6P/1P5K/6R1 w - - 1 0
[ Rg6+ Kh7 Ng5+ Kxg6 Nxe6+ ]

d)
Marin Bosiocic vs Kirill Shevchenko, Skopje, 2019
3rr1k1/p1q1pp1p/1nb3pB/8/2B5/Q4N1P/PP3PP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf7+ Kxf7 Ng5+ Kg8 Ne6 if Qd6 Qc3 ]

e)
Ilia Smirin vs Johan-Sebastian Christiansen, Skopje, 2019
5qk1/p4r1p/3b4/2p3P1/8/P1Q2RPK/1PP1r2P/3R2B1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc8+ g4 Re4 Rf5 Rxf5 Rxd6 Rff4 ]

2019 European Individual CH Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Kanan Garayev vs Adrien Demuth, Skopje, 2019
1r1r2k1/6pp/4p3/1b3p2/3b1P2/RP1N1B2/5P1P/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxd3 Rxd3 Bxf2+ ]

b)
Alexander Donchenko vs Emre Emin Dedebas, Skopje, 2019
6k1/p3r1pp/2q2p2/B1p2P2/2P2Q2/4P3/1n1P1K1P/R7 w - - 1 0
[ Qb8+ ]

c)
Alexey Dreev vs Valeriy Neverov, Skopje, 2019
rn1q1rk1/1b2bp2/p5pp/1p1pB1Nn/2pP4/P1N3P1/1PQ1PPB1/3RK2R w K - 1 0
[ Ne6 if Qd7 Nxf8 Bxf8 g4 Ng7 Rxh6 or if fxe6 Qxg6+ mates ]

d)
Daniil Dubov vs Pierluigi Basso, Skopje, 2019
r1b1r1k1/1p1pnpPp/3Qp2B/p7/6P1/2N5/PqPK1PBP/7R w - - 1 0
[ Rb1 if Ra6 Qg3 Qa3 Ne4 ]

e)
Burak Firat vs Nisim Iliaguev, Skopje, 2019
2r3k1/1pBb3p/6p1/1B2b3/4P3/p3K3/P5PP/3R4 w - - 1 0
[ Bc4+ Kf8 Bxe5 ]

2019 European Individual CH Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Benjamin Gledura vs Adrien Demuth, Skopje, 2019
r3r2k/pp5p/2pRn1p1/4N3/1P2qpP1/8/PB3P1P/Q5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd7+ ]

b)
Rokas Klabis vs Dmitry Gordievsky, Skopje, 2019
3R1b2/6kp/7N/r3pp2/4b3/2P3P1/8/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bc5+ Kh2 Ra2+ Kh3 Bg2+ ]

c)
Kayra Kamer vs Alessio Valsecchi, Skopje, 2019
5rk1/7p/p2P2p1/8/2pRrN2/3b4/P5PP/R6K w - - 1 0
[ Rxe4 Bxe4 Ne6 if Rf7 Ng5 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Anton Korobov vs Viktor Erdos, Skopje, 2019
8/3bR2N/3p2k1/1p6/1P5Q/5PK1/r2q2PP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Nf8+ Kf5 Rf7+ ]

e)
Adam Kozak vs Kagan Aydincelebi, Skopje, 2019
7k/6b1/6Bp/2p3p1/2P2pP1/8/4rP1P/1R4K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rb8+ Bf8 Rxf8+ Kg7 Re8 ]

2019 European Individual CH Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Igor Lysyj vs Umut Atakisi, Skopje, 2019
1q3n1k/p4Qp1/bp1R3p/2p1rP2/4p3/1P2P3/P5PP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ f6 Rg5 Qe7 Kg8 Rd8 ]

b)
Rauf Mamedov vs Gabriel Gaehwiler, Skopje, 2019
1r4k1/4p1bp/pNpp4/2P1q2r/1P6/1R3P2/P3Q2P/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Qg2 Rd8 f4 Qd4 Rg3 ]

c)
Pierluigi Basso vs Vladimir Onischuk, Skopje, 2019
1r4k1/4pp2/3p1np1/3PbN2/2P4Q/5B1P/5qP1/3R3K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxh4 Nxh4 Bg3 if Rd4 Bf2 ]

d)
Kayra Kamer vs Kacper Piorun, Skopje, 2019
3r4/pk2bpp1/2p1p1b1/1p2P1P1/3R3P/1PB5/PKP5/3N4 b - - 0 1
[ ...b4 ]

e)
Mircea Parligras vs Paulius Pultinevicius, Skopje, 2019
2r2rk1/p3Qpb1/1p4p1/n7/3P4/B3PN2/q4PP1/3RK2R b K - 0 1
[ ...Rfe8 if Qxa7 Nc4 or if Qb4 Bf8 ]

2019 European Individual CH Puzzles, Part V.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Evgeny Romanov vs Nikola Radovanovic, Skopje, 2019
6k1/p4p2/3p1qpb/2pP3p/2P4P/1P1NrPP1/P1Q3K1/5R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf5 if Ne1 Rxe1 Qxf5 Re2+ ]

b)
Robert Ruck vs Lucian Filip, Skopje, 2019
rnbqk2r/pp3ppp/4p3/2bn4/8/P1N2N2/1PQ1PPPP/R1B1KB1R w KQkq - 1 0
[ Nxd5 if Qxd5 b4 ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Ulvi Sadikhov vs Andrey Tsvetkov, Skopje, 2019
r3k2r/2q3pp/1pp2p1n/p1Q1n3/2B5/1P3P1P/PBP2P2/2KRR3 w kq - 1 0
[ Bxe5 if fxe5 Rxe5+ ]

d)
Eltaj Safarli vs Stamatis Kourkoulos-Arditis, Skopje, 2019
2rq2n1/r4p1k/1p2b3/p2pPppN/P2P4/6R1/1P1Q1PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ if Nxf6 Qxg5 mates ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Eltaj Safarli vs Manuel Petrosyan, Skopje, 2019
1Q6/Bp6/2kb1p2/5n2/1P4p1/1B1q2P1/P4PK1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qc8+ Bc7 Qe8+ Qd7 Qe4+ ]

2019 European Individual CH Puzzles, Part VI.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 4.
Endre Csiki vs Jaime Santos Latasa, Skopje, 2019
4rrk1/p5q1/1P1p4/1PpP3p/2P3p1/1N1P3n/2Q1p1PP/R3R2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxa1 Nxa1 Rf1+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Ivan Saric vs Alessio Valsecchi, Skopje, 2019
3q1r1k/4R2p/1p1pQ3/p2P1rP1/P1P5/1P6/6K1/4R3 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qh6+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Vitaly Sivuk vs Nikoloz Kacharava, Skopje, 2019
1R6/k2P1pp1/2p5/3p3p/3P3P/5P2/r3r1P1/1R3K2 w - - 1 0
[ Ra8+ ]

d)
Ilia Smirin vs Marian Jurcik, Skopje, 2019
6k1/r1b3p1/2p2p2/p1P1p2p/4P2P/q5P1/3B1PK1/1R1Q4 w - - 1 0
[ Qc2 w/Bc1 ]

e)
Noel Studer vs Aleksandar Indjic, Skopje, 2019
3r1rk1/3PRp1p/p5p1/1np5/Bp3B2/8/Pb3PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxb5 axb5 Bd6 if Kg7 R7e2 ]

2019 European Individual CH Puzzles, Part VII.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Zhamsaran Tsydypov vs Robby Kevlishvili, Skopje, 2019
4k2r/1p3p2/p6p/3R4/3bP3/2qB1P2/3QKP2/8 w k - 1 0
[ Rxd4 if Qxd4 Bb5+ ]

b)
Alessio Valsecchi vs Ilja Semjonovs, Skopje, 2019
1r1r2k1/2q2p1p/pn1bp1p1/1p2B1P1/1P2BP2/2P5/P4Q1P/3R1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd6 if Rxd6 Qc5 ]

c)
Lucas Van Foreest vs Mircea Parligras, Skopje, 2019
6k1/1p3ppp/p1p1r3/2Rr4/PP1Pp2n/4P2q/Q4P1N/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Qxd5 ]

d)
Zdenko Plenkovic vs Evgeny Zanan, Skopje, 2019
8/4qpk1/2pR2p1/1p2n1p1/r3P1Br/2P1Q2P/5PP1/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxg4 hxg4 Qxd6 ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Andrey Zhigalko vs Boroljub Zlatanovic, Skopje, 2019
5Bk1/5p2/4pPp1/4P2r/3P4/4n2P/4q1PK/2Q1N3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng4+ Kg3 Qf2+ Kxg4 Rh4+ ]

2019 European Individual CH Puzzles, Part VIII.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Luka Draskovic vs Alexander Zlatin, Skopje, 2019
8/5p1p/2k5/8/3BN3/1p1K1P2/b1rP2PP/2b4R b - - 0 1
[ ...f5 Nc3 Rxd2+ Ke3 Rd1+ ]

b)
Dan Zoler vs Sven Tica, Skopje, 2019
r4rk1/3nbp2/pp5p/4P1p1/Pq4nB/1NN1P3/QP2B1PP/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd5 Qe4 Bf3 if Qc4 Rc1 or if Qh7 Bxg4 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Vadim Zvjaginsev vs Ilya Duzhakov, Skopje, 2019
3r1q1r/5p2/3b1P1k/4pR1p/3pQ3/PP6/2P3PP/7K w - - 1 0
[ Rxh5+ Kxh5 Qf5+ Kh6 g4 ]


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