Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Warda Aulia Medina.
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)
Medina vs Kyzy Alymbay, Satka, 8/17/2011
2r2br1/QR1R2pp/2p1p1k1/4Bp2/2P1q3/2P5/P4PPP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ if Kh5 Rxh7+ Bh6 Rxb6+ ]

b)
Medina vs Katsiaryna Beinenson, Satka, 8/18/2011
r1b2rk1/pp3ppp/4pq2/n7/5P2/2PBB3/P1P3PP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh5 ]

c)
Medina vs Yang Liu, Zaozhuang, 5/20/2012
8/8/4k1p1/5N1P/4pK2/3b4/8/8 w - - 1 0
[ h6 if g5+ Ke3 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Medina vs Iva Videnova, Istanbul, 8/29/2012
3Q4/p4rkp/8/3p4/1rP2p2/1P3R2/P2q2PP/4R2K w - - 1 0
[ Qg5+ Kf8 Qh6+ ]



Medina Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Medina vs Zhun Lum, Penang, 12/11/2012
r2r3k/1p4q1/5Qp1/8/1P2R3/7P/6P1/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rh4+ ]

b)
Medina vs Huahua Xu, Manila, 5/22/2013
4rk2/p6R/1r5P/6R1/8/3p4/6PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ if Kf7 Rg7+ or if Ke7 Re5+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Thi Mai Nguyen vs Medina, Tagaytay City, 1/29/2013
6k1/5p2/5n2/Np1q2pp/2p1B3/2P1P1P1/1Q3PP1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qd1+ Kh2 Ng4+ ]

d)
Black mates in 5.
Adhi Margana vs Medina, Jakarta, 10/12/2013
8/P4pk1/4p3/1q4pp/3b4/Q4PPK/3N3P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...g4+ fxg4 hxg4+if Kg2 Qe2+ ]


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