Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Sabina-Francesca Foisor.
White to move and win except where noted.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.


a)
Black to move and win. Stephane Renard vs Foisor, Bethune, 1998
2r2rk1/p4ppp/1pN1p3/3n4/Q2P2q1/4B3/PP3P1P/2R2KR1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxe3+ if fxe3 Qf3+ w/...Qxe3+ ]

b)
Foisor vs Joanna Giemza, Halkidiki, 2003
r7/1p1r1Npk/p2N4/2nnp3/8/6R1/PP4PP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rh3+ ]

c)
Foisor vs Tatiana Kononenko, Cappelle la Grande, 2004
2kr3r/pb1nq2p/1ppbpnp1/6N1/2PPN3/8/PP1B1PQP/2KR1BR1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxd6 ]

d)
Foisor vs Asli Bayrak, Urgup, 2004
r1nqk2r/1bb2ppp/pnp1p3/1p2P3/1B1PN1P1/5N2/PPQ1BP1P/R4RK1 w kq - 0 1
[ Nc5 if Rb8 Nxb7 w/Qxc6+ ]

e)
Foisor vs Katalin Mathe, Predeal, 2006
2r1r1k1/pp1n1ppp/1qpb4/3p1P2/1P1P2nB/P1NBP3/2R4P/2Q2R1K w - - 0 1
[ Nxd5 ]



Foisor Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Foisor vs Alexandra Grishina Alexandra, Chisinau, 2005
2rk3r/3nbp1p/2p3p1/1pPp2Bn/3P4/5P1B/1P2NP1P/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd7 if Kxd7 Ra7+ ]

b)
White Mates in 6. Foisor vs Evanthia Makka, Athens, 2004
3R4/1r3pk1/p3q2p/4P1p1/2p1N3/Pr4N1/1P3QPP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nh5+ Kg6 Rg8+ Kxh5 Qe2+ ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Foisor vs Elke Hahnen, Bethune, 2005
r6r/pp3nq1/2p1b1k1/P2pP3/5PpQ/1P1NP2B/1B5P/R6K w - - 0 1
[ f5+ if Bxf5 Nf4# or if Kxf5 e4+ Kxe4 Re1+ Kxd3 Qg3+ ]

d)
Black to move and win. Xenia Lazo vs Foisor, Herceg Novi, 2005
rnbqkb1r/pp4pp/2p1pn2/3p1p2/2PP4/BP4P1/P3PPBP/RN1QK1NR b KQkq - 0 1
[ ...Bxa3 ]


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