Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Igor Kovalenko.
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 2.
Igor Kovalenko vs Olga Ivkina, St. Petersburg, 2014
6k1/r2bq1b1/1n2p1Q1/pp1pP3/2pP1r2/P1P4R/1PBN2P1/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ ]

d)
Carlos Guevara vs Igor Kovalenko, Tromsoe, 2014
6k1/1q3pp1/4p2p/B2nQ3/2r5/Pr4PP/5P2/2R1R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf4 if gxf4 Rxh3 ]

e)
Pouria Darini vs Igor Kovalenko, Baku, 2014
r2r4/1p3pkp/4pnp1/p1P1n3/1P5q/P6P/2BRNPP1/3QR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf3+ if gxf3 Qg5+ ]

c)
Mindaugas Beinoras vs Igor Kovalenko, Vilnius, 2014
5rk1/5pp1/pp1Np1n1/4P2p/1P2Q3/Pq3PPP/1r6/1R1R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxe5 if Rxb2 Qxd1+ or if Rbc1 Nxf3+ mates ]




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