Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Daniel Naroditsky.
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.
Daniel Naroditsky vs Timothy Taylor, Los Angeles, 2011
1r2r3/2p5/p7/k1b1np1p/PNR3pP/1P4K1/3B1P2/7R w - - 1 0
[ Nd5+ Bb4 Rc5+ Rb5 Bxb4# ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Daniel Naroditsky vs Jouaquin Banawa, Internet, 2011
r4k2/6Rp/p3b3/q1nrB3/3Q2P1/2P4P/P1P2P2/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bd6+ if Ke8 Re7+ or if Rxd6 Qf6+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Daniel Naroditsky vs Andrey Vovk, Riga, 2013
2bq1r2/7p/p2p2p1/3B1k2/1p5Q/8/PP3PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ g4+ Kf4 Re4+ ]

d)
Black mates in 2.
Bulgan Dashdorj vs Daniel Naroditsky, Belfort, 2005
5rk1/5ppp/4b3/5r2/NRn5/2Q1qN2/P5PP/5K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf3+ gxf3 Bh3# ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Vladimir Mezentsev vs Daniel Naroditsky, Reno, 2008
4r1k1/6p1/7p/p2Nqp2/P1P5/1P1Q1p1P/6r1/1R1R1K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg1+ Kxg1 Qg3+ ]

f)
Black mates in 4.
Kayden Troff vs Daniel Naroditsky, Saint Louis, 2011
5rk1/p1p3bp/2Qp2p1/3K1p2/2P2Pb1/2q1p2P/P3B1P1/1r1R2NR b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd1+ Bxd1 Qd4+ Ke6 Qf6+ ]

g)
Pedram Atoofi vs Daniel Naroditsky, Internet, 2013
r1b2rk1/pp3ppp/1q6/3Pp3/2B1n3/1R6/PPP3PP/2K2QNR b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh6+ ]




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