Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Corina-Isabela Peptan.
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.
Corina-Isabela Peptan vs Vlasta Macek, Moscow, 1994
7k/1p4R1/3bp2p/3p3N/p2P4/4NQPP/PP5K/2r1q3 w - - 1 0
[ Rh7+ ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Corina-Isabela Peptan vs Szabolcs Tatar Kis, Balatonbereny, 1995
8/p2r1p1k/1pb1pQp1/2p1P2p/2P4P/1P6/P3rPPK/2B5 w - - 1 0
[ Bh6 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Corina-Isabela Peptan vs Cristina-Valeria Vasiesiu, Eforie Nord, 1997
2b2rk1/4Qppp/r4n2/p2Bp3/Pp2N3/3R2Pq/1PP2P1P/2K4R w - - 1 0
[ Bxf7+ Rxf7 Rd8+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Corina-Isabela Peptan vs Marija Petrovic, Wuppertal, 1998
r4rk1/p1q1p1b1/4PpQp/8/2pp4/2P4R/PP3PPP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh6 ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Corina-Isabela Peptan vs Sylvie Genzling, Kallithea, 2008
2nr3k/pp3ppp/1qb5/3pRN2/6r1/QNP3P1/PP3PP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ ]



Corina-Isabela Peptan Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Corina-Isabela Peptan vs Ioana-Smaranda Padurariu, Sarata Monteoru, 2011
1q4rr/5p2/ppbppNkp/4n1bN/P1P1PQ2/1P3P1P/3R2P1/1B1R3K w - - 1 0
[ Qf5+ ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
Raluca Erhan vs Corina-Isabela Peptan, Bucharest, 1994
7k/pp4pp/8/2bB4/2PnnPK1/1P1p2P1/1P1Br2P/RN6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf2+ if Kh5 g6+ Kh6 Nf5+ or if Kh4 Be7+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Dana Nutu-Gajic vs Corina-Isabela Peptan, Bucharest, 1994
R7/p4kpp/1p6/3n1p2/3P1n2/5P2/PP1R1K1P/6r1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nh3+ Ke2 Ndf4+ Ke3 Re1+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Marius Stefan Sandu vs Corina-Isabela Peptan, Romania, 1994
3r2k1/2P1bppp/p6q/4p2n/7Q/5PPK/PP5P/R6R b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf4+ if gxf4 Qxh4+ Kg2 Rd2+ or if Kg4 Qe6# ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Maria Espinola Martin vs Corina-Isabela Peptan, Benasque, 2001
r5k1/5p2/1pnQ2p1/q4bP1/P7/1Pp2pB1/7P/K3R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxa4+ ]

f)
Black mates in 3.
Anca-Otilia Baciu vs Corina-Isabela Peptan, Napoca, 2008
6r1/1b2k3/3pPp2/p1qn3p/1p5Q/3B4/PPPR1NrP/4RK2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg1+ Ke2 Qe3+ ]


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