Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jesus Baron Rodriguez.
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)
Jesus Baron Rodriguez vs Daniel Fernandez, Spain, 1991
r1b1kbnr/pp1p1ppp/8/2p1P3/1n1N4/2N5/PqPBPPPP/R2QKB1R w KQkq - 1 0
[ Rb1 if Qa3 Ndb5 Qa5 a3 Nc6 Nd5 or if Qxb1 Qxb1 cxd4 Nb5 ]

b)
Jesus Baron Rodriguez vs S Radisic, Traben, 1993
r1b1k2r/2p1qpp1/p1pp1n1p/b3p3/4P3/2PP1N1P/PP2NPP1/R1BQ1RK1 w kq - 1 0
[ Qa4 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Jesus Baron Rodriguez vs Slavisa Peric, Zaragoza, 1996
1Rr2b1r/p2k1Np1/q4n1p/2pp4/3P1B2/5Q2/P4PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh3+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Jesus Baron Rodriguez vs Eduardo Fernandez Felix, Aragon, 1999
r1b1rb1k/7p/pn1p1P2/3Pp1R1/1pP2p2/1P1Q3q/1BB2P1N/R6K w - - 1 0
[ f7 ]

e)
Jesus Baron Rodriguez vs Jose Naya Sancho, Zaragoza, 1999
2q2r1k/1n3p1p/pp1rpPp1/2p5/2P2P2/3Q3R/PB4PP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qh3+ mates ]



Jesus Baron Rodriguez Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Jesus Baron Rodriguez vs Daniel Gomez Anadon, Aragon, 2001
r2nr1k1/pR2bp1p/1p2pnpq/8/1P2N3/P1Q2N2/5PPP/1B3RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe7 Rxe7 Nxf6+ Kf8 Nd5 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Jesus Baron Rodriguez vs Isabel Gil Rodriguez, Malaga, 2002
6rk/4ppbp/p1p1b2B/2p1p1N1/4P2Q/8/q5rP/3R1R1K w - - 1 0
[ Bxg7+ ]

c)
Jesus Baron Rodriguez vs Jesus Garrido Dominguez, Burgos, 2003
r4k1r/p1bpq1p1/2p1pp2/2P1P2p/5Q2/3RB3/PP3PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ exf6 ]

d)
Jesus Baron Rodriguez vs David Lana, Zaragoza, 2003
r1bq1rk1/ppp1b1pp/4pn2/6N1/3n4/3B1N2/PPP1QPPP/R1B2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxd4 Qxd4 Nxe6 Bxe6 Qxe6+ ]

e)
Jesus Baron Rodriguez vs Valentin Cantin, Aragon, 2004
b3R3/p2R2pp/k1p3r1/2q2p2/2P2B2/1P3K2/P5PP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Be3 if Rd6 Bxc5 Rxd7 Rxa8 ]

Jesus Baron Rodriguez Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
V Guerrero vs Jesus Baron Rodriguez, Spain, 1991
1r2r1k1/3b1ppp/pqpp1nn1/8/2QNP3/5P2/PPRNB1PP/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...c5 if N4b3 Bb5 ]

b)
Damir Rasic vs Jesus Baron Rodriguez, Canary Islands, 1995
r2qr1k1/p3bpp1/2p1bn1p/3pR3/5P1B/2NB2Q1/PPP3PP/R5K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne4 if Bxe7 Qb6+ ]

c)
Black mates in 5.
Angel Sarto Ramos vs Jesus Baron Rodriguez, Ibercaja, 1995
4r2k/p1Qnq1pp/1p6/3b4/3P2r1/1P3p2/PB1N1R1P/2R4K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe1+ Rxe1 Rxe1+ Nf1 Rxf1+ Rxf1 f2# ]

d)
Juan Gil Reguera vs Jesus Baron Rodriguez, La Coruna, 1996
r1q1r1k1/pp3pp1/2p2n1p/3pPb2/3P4/2N1PQ2/PP3PBP/R4R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Bg4 if Qg3 Nh5 Qh4 g5 ]

e)
Yadira Hernandez vs Jesus Baron Rodriguez, Zaragoza, 1996
r2r2k1/4qpb1/p4npp/P1p5/2NnPQ2/2B3NP/1P4P1/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nh5 if Qg4 Nxg3 or if Nxh5 Ne2+ ]

Jesus Baron Rodriguez Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Pedro Mascaro March vs Jesus Baron Rodriguez, Ponferrada, 1997
2rr2k1/4bppp/N3p3/1p1qN3/1PnP4/P2R4/4QPPP/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxe5 dxe5 Qxd3 Rxd3 Rc1+ ]

b)
Jose Cebrian Valverde vs Jesus Baron Rodriguez , Aragon, 1998
2r1kb1r/pp1bqpp1/5n1p/4p3/3nN3/2NQB3/PP2PPPP/2KR1B1R b k - 0 1
[ ...Nxe4 Qxe4 Rxc3+ bxc3 Qa3+ Kb1 Be6 Rd2 Bf5 ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Antonio Hernando vs Jesus Baron Rodriguez, Aragon, 1999
8/p4ppk/1p4qp/8/P1p1p2n/2P1P2b/5Pr1/2BR1QRK b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg1+ Qxg1 Bg2+ ]

d)
Francisco Jimenez Villena vs Jesus Baron Rodriguez, Burgos, 2003
5k2/R3N2p/2P1b1p1/5p2/5P1P/2r1p3/6P1/4K3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bc4 if Kd1 e2+ Kd2 Rd3+ ]

e)
Pavel Parfjonov vs Jesus Baron Rodriguez, Malaga, 2003
r2q1rk1/2pnbppp/p1Q1pn2/1p1p4/3P1B2/2PBP3/PP1N1PPP/R3K2R b KQ - 0 1
[ ...Ra7 a4 Nb8 Bxc7 Rxc7 Qb6 Bb4 ]


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