Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Batkhuyag Mongontuul.
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)
Aarthie Ramaswamy vs Mongontuul, Bled, 2002
r1b1k2r/1pq2ppp/p1n1pn2/3p4/Pb1NP3/2NBBP2/1PP3PP/R2QK2R b KQkq - 0 1
[ ...Nxd4 Bxd4 e5 ]

b)
S Batcengel vs Mongontuul, Ulan Bator, 2002
r2r4/p3ppkp/4bnp1/qpp1n3/2P1PP2/1PN1Q3/P4NPP/R3KB1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd3+ Bxd3 Qxc3+ Ke2 Ng4 ]

c)
White Mates in 2. Mongontuul vs Garcia Vicente, Calvia, 2004
5r2/1qp2pp1/bnpk3p/4NQ2/2P5/1P5P/5PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxf7+ ]

d)
Mongontuul vs Vitaly Kunin, Moscow, 2006
6r1/1p3Qpk/p1p1P2p/8/P6B/1q1P4/2n3PP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxg8+ ]

e)
White Mates in 6. Mongontuul vs Natalia Jamalia, Doha, 2006
r4rk1/6bR/p5p1/3ppP2/1pq5/4BP2/PPP4Q/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ w/Qh6+ Qxg6+ ]



Bathuyag Mongontuul Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Mariam Mansour vs Mongontuul, Turin, 2006
r5k1/pp3ppp/8/3p1b2/2pn1Q2/P1q5/R1PB1PPP/5K1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd3+ if cxd3 Qxd3+ mates ]

b)
Bathuyag Mongontuul vs Thi Bao Hoang, Tagaytay City, 1/23/2013
2kr1b1r/pp3p1p/1np3p1/4qP1b/3P3R/1BNQ4/PP4KP/R1B5 w - - 1 0
[ Qh3 if Rxd4 fxg6+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Bathuyag Mongontuul vs Shiqun Ni, Manila, 5/19/2013
4Q3/p5bp/1p1r1pp1/5k2/3P4/1P5P/P4PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ g4+ Kg5 Qe3+ Kh4 Qg3+ ]

d)
Bathuyag Mongontuul vs Taher Alkhateeb, Tagaytay City, 10/20/2013
4r2k/6pp/5nq1/p2pR1N1/5P1Q/7P/6PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ f5 ]

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