Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Zdravko Milev.
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 4.
Zdravko Milev vs Kazimierz Makarczyk, Bucharest, 1951
5rk1/4R1p1/p1rq1p2/1pN3p1/1PpP1bP1/P4P2/2Q1R1KP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qg6 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Zdravko Milev vs Pavel Ivanov, Sofia, 1952
r1nqb1rk/1ppn3p/p2p1pp1/3Pp3/4P1Q1/P1P4R/1PB2PPP/2BR1NK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qh3+ Kg7 Bh6+ ]

c)
Zdravko Milev vs Radko Bobekov, Sofia, 1954
r1b1k2r/pp3pp1/2p3qp/2b5/P1B1P1P1/1QN5/1P3P1P/2KR3R w kq - 1 0
[ Bxf7+ Qxf7 Rd8+ Ke7 Qxf7+ Kxf7 Rxh8 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Zdravko Milev vs Georgi Daskalov, Sofia, 1958
6k1/1br3b1/p2Q4/q3pNP1/2r1P3/2p1BP2/PP6/1K1R3R w - - 1 0
[ Nh6+ Bxh6 Qg6+ Rg7 Qe8+ ]

e)
Zdravko Milev vs L Sapunov, Sofia, 1958
rnq2rk1/pb2bppp/1p2p3/3nN1B1/8/2N3P1/PPQ1PPBP/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxd5 Qxc2 Nxe7+ Kh8 Bxb7 ]

f)
Black mates in 2.
Dimitar Pantaleev vs Zdravko Milev, Stara Zagora, 1960
5rk1/p5pp/3Np3/3pP3/bp3BP1/1n2P1QP/1PK5/5r2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd4+ ]

g)
Black mates in 3.
Milan Matulovic vs Zdravko Milev, Tel Aviv, 1964
4r3/5r2/2RK1Ppk/pp1p2np/5N2/1P6/PP3P2/2R5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne4+ Kxd5 Rd7+ ]


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