Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Qian Huang.
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 4.
Huang vs Yuhua Xu, Jiangsu Wuxi, 5/19/2008
8/6p1/6kp/4Qp2/2B1p3/P3PqPP/2b2P1K/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qe8+ if Kf6 Qf7+ ]

b)
Huang vs Baira Kovanova, Beijing, 10/4/2008
1r3r2/pp2k1p1/2p1P3/2Pp1pq1/3Q4/P3P3/1P2KR2/7R w - - 1 0
[ Qe5 if Rbd8 Rh7 Rg8 Rxf5 or if Rbc8 Qd6+ Kf6 e7+ ]

c)
Huang vs Yuhua Xu, Beijing, 10/6/2008
3r2k1/p4ppp/2pB4/1bPn4/r3p3/1KP1P1PB/3R1P1P/2R5 w - - 1 0
[ Bf1 if Ra5 Bc7 ]

d)
Huang vs Qi Guo, Jiangsu Wuxi, 10/21/2008
1rR5/r2n1pk1/4p1pp/2p5/p1N5/P3P3/1P1R1PPP/2K5 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd7 ]

e)
Huang vs Doudou Wang, Xinghua, 5/28/2010
r1r3k1/4ppbp/1B4p1/8/2q5/1QP3P1/P4P1P/1R1R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ ]



Huang Puzzles, Part II. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 5.
Huang vs Valentina Gunina, Ningbo, 8/6/2010
8/1n2R3/2k3p1/7p/1PK4P/2B2rP1/8/8 w - - 1 0
[ b5+ Kb6 Bd4+ Ka5 Rxb7 ]

b)
Huang vs Thi Mai Nguyen, Guanzhou, 11/25/2010
2rqnrk1/1p1nbb1p/p1p1p1p1/2PpNpP1/1P1P1B1P/P1NBPP2/7Q/R4R1K w - - 1 0
[ Na4 Nxe5 Bxe5 w/Nb6 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Huang vs Xiaobing Gu, Jiangsu Wuxi, 4/24/2011
r3r2k/p6p/2q1P1p1/1p5b/1P2PQ2/6P1/6BP/4RR1K w - - 1 0
[ Qe5+ Kg8 Rf7 ]

d)
Huang vs Srinath Narayanan, Moscow, 2/12/2012
2r4k/5p1p/2Pqpnr1/3p4/3Bn3/4Q3/P3B1PP/2RR3K w - - 1 0
[ Qxe4 if dxe4 Bxf6+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Huang vs Doudou Wang, Xinghua, 4/3/2012
8/1p4R1/2b1p2k/p1Pp4/P2PpK1p/1P3p2/5r2/6R1 w - - 1 0
[ R1g6+ Kh5 Rxe6 ]

Huang Puzzles, Part III. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Huang vs Aa Citra Dewi, Zaozhuang, 5/18/2012
3rr1k1/1q5p/1p1PR2P/p4Q2/8/1P4P1/P6K/3R4 w - - 1 0
[ Qg5+ Kh8 Qe5+ ]

b)
Huang vs Dagur Ragnarsson, Reykjavik, 2/16/2013
r2qr1k1/pp2bppp/5n2/3pN3/2pn2b1/1PN3P1/P2BPPBP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxg4 Nxg4 e3 ]

c)
Tatiana Titareva vs Huang, Marina d'Or, 1998
1r1q1rk1/5pbp/p1npp1p1/2p5/2P1P1n1/2N1B3/PP1QN1B1/1R3RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxe3 Qxe3 Bd4 Nxd4 cxd4 ]

d)
Anupama Gokhale vs Huang, Calicut, 2003
5r2/2p4k/2P3p1/1P5p/4pb2/2q1N2P/4Q1P1/4R2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxe3 if Qxe3 Rf1+ ]

e)
Karolina Ortiz Nadya vs Huang, Halkidiki, 2003
8/p3bpk1/1pq1p1pp/1Q2P3/1P1r1P1P/P1N2RP1/6K1/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd2+ ]

f)
Black mates in 3.
Nataliaja Pogonina vs Huang, Ningbo, 8/12/2010
2r2r2/1p4pk/pb5p/3Qp2q/P3N1n1/8/1PP2PP1/R1B1R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxf2+ Nxf2 Qh2+ ]

g)
Ghazal Hakimifard vs Huang, Mashhad, 5/4/2011
r3r1k1/6p1/p2p1b1p/2qP1p2/1RQ5/8/1PP1BRPP/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe2 ]


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