Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Igor Stohl.
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)
Igor Stohl vs Roman Prymula, Hradec Kralove, 1988
6k1/2n3rp/3p4/2pP1pB1/1p1q3P/r3R3/P2Q1PP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ Nxe8 Rxe8+ Kf7 Qe2 ]

b)
Igor Stohl vs Juan Reyes, Vrnjacka Banja, 1989
6k1/2r4p/p2RPpp1/1p6/1P6/6PP/6K1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Igor Stohl vs Miodrag Vuruna, Vrnjacka Banja, 1989
r5k1/p5bp/1p2P3/3qpQ2/2p1N3/6P1/PPn2P2/R1K4R w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ if Bxf6 Qxh7+ or if Kf8 Nxd5+ ]

d)
Igor Stohl vs Libor Zvolanek, Czechoslovakia, 1991
4k2r/1p3pnp/4q3/1Prp4/4pP2/1RN1P3/3Q2PP/5RK1 w k - 1 0
[ Qd4 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Igor Stohl vs Vojtech Molnar, Rimavska Sobota, 1991
q1r3k1/p1rNbp1p/1p4p1/n6Q/8/P5R1/1B3PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh7+ Kxh7 Rh3+ ]



Igor Stohl Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Igor Stohl vs Mayo Fuentebella, New Westminster, 1993
1r2k1r1/5p2/p2R1Bpp/1pp1P3/2q5/2P2Q2/P4PPP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qb7 if Qe6 Qxb8+ ]

b)
Igor Stohl vs Tomas Likavsky, Pardubice, 1997
r2rb1k1/pp2qpbp/2pp1np1/2n5/2P1P3/1NN1BPP1/PP1Q2BP/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ e5 if dxe5 Bxc5 or if Nfd7 exd6 Qf6 Nxc5 ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Igor Stohl vs Stefan Kindermann, Portoroz, 1998
r2n3k/pp2q3/2p2Npp/8/3Q4/1P4P1/P1P4P/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd5+ Qg7 Rf8+ Kh7 Nf6+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Igor Stohl vs Klaudiusz Urban, Koszalin, 1999
2r2k2/3r1p1p/3p1Qp1/pp4N1/8/P2R3P/1Pq2PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh8+ Ke7 Re3+ ]

e)
Igor Stohl vs Viacheslav Dydyshko, Zakopane, 2000
3q1rk1/p4ppp/b4b2/2rB4/3N4/1Q4P1/P4P1P/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne6 ]

f)
White mates in 4.
Igor Stohl vs Boguslaw Sygulski, Zakopane, 2000
3r3k/1p2p2r/p2p1pP1/3N4/2P1qP2/1P6/PQ3K2/7R w - - 1 0
[ Qxf6+ exf6 Rxh7+ Kg8 Nxf6+ ]

g)
Igor Stohl vs Viktor Haring, Slovakia, 2016
2r3k1/qprb2pp/p2p1p2/n1PPp3/4P3/PpRN2P1/1P1NQP1P/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nc4 if Nxc4 cxd6 ]


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