Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Alina Kashlinskaya.
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 3.
Alina Kashlinskaya vs Emel Kaya, Urgup, 2004
5rk1/ppp2p1p/2b2Qp1/4r1Nq/2B5/2P3P1/PP3P1P/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf7+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Alina Kashlinskaya vs Ekaterina Stefanova, Kolontaevo, 2005
1r5k/p5bp/1p1N2p1/4P3/8/1Q2B1P1/PP5P/4qBK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf7+ Kg8 Nh6+ Kh8 Qg8+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Alina Kashlinskaya vs Dinara Dzhabrailova, Obninsk, 2007
2R2b1r/4k1pp/p4p2/3qP3/np1B2B1/4Q2P/1P3P2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ exf6+ Kf7 Qe8+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Alina Kashlinskaya vs Katrina Skinke, Brno, 2007
1r1q1r1k/p1p1nRb1/3pPNpp/1pP5/6P1/7P/PP1Q2B1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh6+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Alina Kashlinskaya vs Andrey Bazyuk, Moscow, 2008
3r3r/p4p1k/1p3Pp1/2pqP2p/3p1QP1/7R/PP5P/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh5+ if gxh5 Qg5 or if Kg8 Rxh8+ ]



Alina Kashlinskaya Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Alina Kashlinskaya vs Mert Erdogdu, Olomouc, 2009
3qN1k1/r1pPr2p/pp4p1/2p2bp1/7P/6P1/PQ4B1/3R1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bd5+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Alina Kashlinskaya vs Aulia Medina Warda, Athens, 2012
r1r4Q/pp1bbkp1/4p3/3pPp2/1P1q1B2/7R/P3BPPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bh5+ g6 Bxg6+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Alina Kashlinskaya vs Milica Milosevic, Valjevo, 2012
r1bnq1r1/ppp1bpk1/1n2p3/4P1NQ/3P3P/2NB3R/PP3PP1/R3K3 w Q - 1 0
[ Qh7+ Kf8 Qh6+ Rg7 Qh8+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Alina Kashlinskaya vs Iva Videnova, Plovdiv, 2014
r4r2/pQ6/5ppk/4n2N/3p3P/8/PPP5/1K4R1 w - - 1 0
[ Qg7+ ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Nino Anakidze vs Alina Kashlinskaya, Herceg Novi, 2005
8/1p3k2/p3q1p1/Q4n1p/3b4/1P4P1/6KP/5R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe2+ ]

f)
Black mates in 3.
Vladimir Fedoseev vs Alina Kashlinskaya, Peterhof, 2008
4rr2/pp5k/2p5/6Qp/2P2n2/1P4NP/P4q2/R5RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf3+ Kh2 Re2+ ]

g)
Black mates in 2.
Maria Gevorgyan vs Alina Kashlinskaya, Moscow, 2010
4rrk1/p5pp/2Q5/2b2p2/5Bnq/2NP4/PP3PPP/RN3RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxf2+ ]


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