Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Igor-Alexandre Nataf.
Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
White to move and win except where noted.
Drag your mouse from one bracket to the other.
White Mates in 6. Nataf vs P Dias, Szeged, 1994
3r3r/6kp/1P1N1pp1/8/1B2Q3/1KR5/P6q/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rc7+ ]
Nataf vs Russell, Szeged, 1994
5nkr/p2r4/1pNq3p/1Q1nR1p1/3P4/8/1P1B1PPK/2R5 w - - 0 1
[ Qxd5+ w/Rxd5 & Ne7+ ]
Black Mates in 6. T Balough vs Nataf, Rimovska Sobota, 1992
r5k1/3R2bp/3p2r1/p2Pp1qn/Pp2P3/1Q1B2B1/1P2p2P/6RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxg3+ w/...e1/Q ]
Nataf vs G Wall, Hastings, 1995
4r3/p1pR3R/1p2k1p1/3p2P1/3P2P1/8/1Pn2r2/1KN5 w - - 0 1
[ Nd3 w/Nf4+ ]
Black to move and win. B Cafferty vs Nataf, Hastings, 1995
7k/pp5p/1q4p1/3P4/1B1bp3/1P4PP/P4r2/3RQ2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf6 ]
Nataf vs G Forintos, Paris, 1995
6q1/4k3/4p2P/1p2Qp1b/6P1/8/5P1K/8 w - - 0 1
[ h7 ]
I Nataf vs B Xiangzhi, Reykjavik, 2004
8/1p6/8/PP6/2bk4/2N1p3/8/4K3 w - - 0 1
[ a6 w/b6 ]
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