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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Dragoljub Velimirovic.
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 2.
Dragoljub Velimirovic vs Dragoljub Ciric, Belgrade, 1963
4r3/p2r1p1k/3q1Bpp/4P3/1PppR3/P5P1/5P1P/2Q3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh6+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Dragoljub Velimirovic vs Milan Matulovic, Titograd, 1965
1r4k1/3p3R/4p3/2p1P1qp/2P1Q3/1n1B4/6P1/7K w - - 0 1
[ Rh8+ Kf7 Qh7+ Qg7 Bg6+ ]

c)
White mates in 8.
Dragoljub Velimirovic vs Jovan Sofrevski, Titograd, 1965
r1bq1r2/4Nkbp/p4p2/1p2Q3/8/1P6/1PP2P1P/2KR2R1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh5+ Kxe7 Rxg7+ Ke6 Qe2+ Kf5 Qg4+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Dragoljub Velimirovic vs Ivan Buljovcic, Titograd, 1965
r1b1r3/6R1/p1p1kP2/4p3/2P1N2p/8/PP3R2/2K5 w - - 1 0
[ b4 if a5 Ng5+ Kd6 Rd2# ]

e)
White mates in 2.
Dragoljub Velimirovic vs Idriz Susic, Titograd, 1965
5r2/p3k2p/1pb1Pp1N/2p2P1Q/8/8/Pq4PP/3R3K w - - 1 0
[ Ng8+ ]

Dragoljub Velimirovic puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Dragoljub Velimirovic vs Aivars Gipslis, Habana, 1971
5rk1/pp5p/1n1qpb2/1B2nppQ/1P3N2/P6P/6R1/4K1R1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg5+ if Ng6 Nxg6 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Dragoljub Velimirovic vs Artur Hennings, Habana, 1971
8/4N1bk/p2p4/1p6/1P1qbQB1/7P/P4PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bf5+ ]

c)
Dragoljub Velimirovic vs Georgi Tringov, Skopje, 1971
4r1k1/pp3bb1/3q2p1/3p1pN1/2B4Q/P6P/1PP3P1/3R3K w - - 1 0
[ Nxf7 Kxf7 Rxd5 ]

d)
Dragoljub Velimirovic vs Ljubomir Ljubojevic, Arandjelovac, 1980
2r1rn2/6kp/p3p1pN/4P3/2p1R1PQ/8/3q1P1P/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf6+ Kxh6 R1e3 mates ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Dragoljub Velimirovic vs Bozidar Ivanovic, Budva, 1981
3r1b1r/3n1k1p/p2R1P2/n3pQP1/Np6/1P2B3/P1P4q/2K5 w - - 1 0
[ g6+ ]

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