Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Ruifeng Li.
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.
Ruifeng Li vs Erik Santarius, Arlington, 2015
r2qk2r/pp1n2pp/4p3/2B5/8/3B4/P4PPP/R2Q2K1 w kq - 1 0
[ Qh5+ ]

b)
Marcell Szabo vs Ruifeng Li, Caldas Novas, 2011
3r2k1/5pbp/8/1p1r4/1B3pq1/2P2R2/1Q1P2PP/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg5 if d4 Qxf3 or if Rf2 Qxd1+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Vignesh Panchanatham vs Ruifeng Li, Las Vegas, 2014
3r1r1k/p4p1p/1p3p2/8/2P5/1P5P/P1RRqbBK/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe5+ Kh1 Qe1+ ]




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