Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Qi Guo.
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)
Guo vs Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi, Kuala Lumpur, 2010
5r2/p2p1P1p/1k1N4/2pPP1p1/1p4P1/1P2K3/7P/5b2 w - - 0 1
[ e6 ]

b)
Guo vs Xiaobing Gu, Xinghua, 2012
2Rr1r1k/3Pq1bp/3nP3/p2Q2p1/2R5/p4PP1/B4P2/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd8 Rxd8 Rc6 Ne8 Rc8 Bf6 Rxd8 Qxd8 e7 ]

c)
Guo vs Aa Citra Dewi, Zaozhuang, 2012
8/8/pbr2qk1/6p1/4P3/2Q2NPP/PP3P2/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxc6 ]

d)
Guo vs Lilit Mkrtchian, Batumi, 2012
r5k1/pbqn1p2/2pNp1p1/2Pr2Pp/8/2Q5/PP3PP1/1B1R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd5 cxd5 Nxb7 Qxb7 c6 ]

e)
Guo vs Warda Medina, Athens, 2012
r1b2rk1/pp3ppp/2n1p3/8/3PQ3/1N6/PqPKNPPP/R6R w - - 0 1
[ a3 ]

f)
Guo vs Anam Khairul, Jakarta, 2012
4rr1k/p4p2/p1pP3p/b3PbqN/P2p1Np1/R7/1P3PPP/2Q1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ h4 if gxh3 Rg3 or if Qg8 Nf6 or if Qxh4 Ng6+ fxg6 Qxh6+ ]

g)
Black Mates in 3.
Xueyi Li vs Guo, Guanzhou, 2010
8/6pk/1QNp3p/8/2p3P1/Pn6/KPq2r1P/1R6 b - - 0 1
[ Qxb1+ Kxb1 Rf1+ ]




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