Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jesus Diez Del Corral.
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 Diez Del Corral vs Napoleon Garces, Leipzig, 1960
2rb2k1/1b3pp1/p2p3p/3Np3/QP2q3/2R5/5PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc8 Bxc8 Qe8+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Jesus Diez Del Corral vs H M Hasan, Skopje, 1972
6k1/1br2pq1/p3p1p1/PprpP1P1/5Q1R/1B1P3R/1PP4P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf6 ]

c)
Jesus Diez Del Corral vs Antonio Tauler, Pamplona, 2001
rnb1kb1r/pp3ppp/3q4/3np3/3N4/2P5/PP3PPP/RNBQKB1R w KQkq - 1 0
[ Nb5 if Qd7 Qxd5 Qxd5 Nc7+ ]

d)
Dario Oliveira vs Jesus Diez Del Corral, Lugo, 1957
2rr2k1/pb3p1p/6pb/1pq5/3N4/3pP1P1/PP3PBP/2RQR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxc1 if Qxc1 Rxc1 Rxc1 Bxg2 Kxg2 Rxd4 or if Bxb7 d2 Rf1 Rc4 ]

e)
Black mates in 6.
Joaquim Durao vs Jesus Diez Del Corral, Hague, 1966
2k1r3/1pp2Qpp/p7/3p2BP/2nPr1P1/PqP5/1P2RP2/2K1R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxb2+ if Rxb2 Rxe1+ Kc2 R8e2+ or if Kd1 Qb1+ Bc1 Qb3+ ]

f)
Black mates in 4.
Karoly Honfi vs Jesus Diez Del Corral, Hague, 1966
4r1k1/5p2/5Pb1/q1p5/2P5/1R5Q/P2R4/2KNr3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxd2+ Kxd2 R8e2+ ]




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