Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Kacper Piorun.
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.
Kacper Piorun vs Vasif Durarbeyli, Kemer, 2007
6rk/1pr2p1p/5PpQ/4p3/P1p5/8/6PP/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rf3 w/Qxh7+ ]

b)
Kacper Piorun vs Zbigniew Strzemiecki, Warsaw, 2009
3r1k2/pb2Np2/1p3P1p/1n4p1/8/BP4P1/4RP1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nc6+ ]

c)
Kacper Piorun vs B Blodstein, Pardubice, 2012
r6r/2p1bkpp/p1n1R3/1p1q4/3p4/5N2/PPP1QPPP/R1B3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc6 if Qxc6 Ne5+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Kacper Piorun vs Igor Khenkin, Germany, 2013
3k1r2/p5RP/1p2p1Q1/3b1p2/3n4/2r5/5PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf6+ ]

e)
Kacper Piorun vs Adam Deszczynski, Warsaw, 2013
4r3/1pq2nkp/pNpp1np1/P7/1PP2P2/2Q3P1/6BP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ g4 if h6 g5 ]



Kacper Piorun Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Kacper Piorun vs Nicolas Brunner, Deizisau, 2014
5r1k/q7/5pQ1/nPb1Pp2/2p2P1P/8/1P6/1K1R2R1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8 if Rxd8 Qh6+ ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Kacper Piorun vs Ufuk Tuncer, Deizisau, 2015
6k1/p4R1p/4B1p1/n1q1p3/2n1P3/2P3P1/r6P/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Re7+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Kacper Piorun vs Erik Blomqvist, Barcelona, 2015
5rk1/1b2n1r1/pq3p2/1p2pPPQ/4p3/P2B3R/1PP3RP/1K6 w - - 1 0
[ g6 ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Kacper Piorun vs Alexandr Bortnik, Yurmala, 2016
2b1k1r1/7p/1qnQp3/1p6/2p4B/5R2/6PP/3R3K w - - 1 0
[ Qxc6+ ]

e)
Marcin Krysztofiak vs Kacper Piorun, Warsaw, 2006
6k1/p2b1p1p/3p2pb/qP1P4/P2pPP2/2rB4/Q2RN1PP/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd3 if Rxd3 Qe1# ]

Kacper Piorun Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 4.
Marcin Krzyzanowski vs Kacper Piorun, Warsaw, 2013
r5k1/p4rPp/2p5/2bp4/2P2p1q/7b/PP1NQPP1/R1B2RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxg2 if Kxg2 Rxg7+ ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
Alexandr Calin vs Kacper Piorun, Arad, 2014
6Q1/7p/3p3k/1Pq3p1/5nP1/P4P2/4r2P/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh2+ Kxh2 Qc2+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Markus Ragger vs Kacper Piorun, Berlin, 2015
r6k/1b3rpB/p3pq2/P3R1Q1/1p5p/8/1P3PnP/R5K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxf2+ Kh1 Qf1+ ]

d)
Pawel Jaracz vs Kacper Piorun, Germany, 2016
q5k1/2p2pb1/1p1nb1pp/4p3/1P2P3/2P1BPQP/1NB3P1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qa2 Bc1 Nc4 ]


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