Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jorden Van Foreest.
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)
Jorden Van Foreest vs Franz-Josef Schleime, Bugibba, 2011
4r1k1/1bq3Pp/pp4p1/3p2n1/P2B4/2N4Q/1PP4P/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rf8+ Rxf8 gxf8/Q+ Kxf8 Qh6+ Ke8 Qxg5 ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Jorden Van Foreest vs Martin Percivaldi, Prague, 2012
r1b1r1k1/1p4p1/p2np3/3pN1PQ/5P2/4q2B/PPP5/1K1R3R w - - 1 0
[ Bxe6+ ]

c)
Jorden Van Foreest vs Hans De Lange, Vlissingen, 2013
r2r2k1/5pp1/p3p3/4q2p/Ppb1N3/1N3Q2/1PP5/1K1RR3 w - - 1 0
[ Nd6 ]

d)
Jorden Van Foreest vs Mark Lyell, Can Picafort, 2014
3rr1k1/1p3ppp/p1p3n1/q1Pp4/3P2nP/P1N3P1/1P1Q1PB1/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ h5 Nf8 Qf4 if Nf6 b4 ]

e)
Jorden Van Foreest vs Ramon Chalmeta Ugas, Dieren, 2014
4k3/1p3p1p/p3p3/2qPQp2/4b3/P7/KP5P/6R1 w - - 1 0
[ Rg8+ Ke7 d6+ if Qxd6 Re8+ ]



Jorden Van Foreest Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Jorden Van Foreest vs Etienne Goudriaan, Amsterdam, 2015
r3r1k1/1b3pp1/p2ppb1p/q1Pn3P/1p2Q3/3B1NB1/PPP1NPP1/2KR3R w - - 1 0
[ Qh7+ Kf8 Bxd6+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Jorden Van Foreest vs Thomas Mollema, Maastricht, 2015
3q1r2/1p2R3/2pp1k1p/p1n2PpB/2P5/1P4P1/P4P2/4Q1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qc3+ Kxe7 Qg7+ Rf7 Qxf7# ]

c)
White mates in 6.
Jorden Van Foreest vs Thomas Feldtmann, Wunsiedel, 2015
r1bqk2r/3pbp1p/2n2p2/1N6/1pB2p2/5Q2/PPP2PPP/2KRR3 w kq - 1 0
[ Nd6+ Kf8 Qh5 if Ne5 Rxe5 ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Jana Marikova vs Jorden Van Foreest, Potsdam, 2012
r4rk1/p4pp1/Q1R4p/4p1b1/P3P1b1/5q1P/NP2nPP1/3B1R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxh3+ gxh3 Bf3+ ]

e)
Paul-Gerhard Urbanek vs Jorden Van Foreest, Lueneburg, 2015
8/p1q2p1k/5Bpp/1rbQ1p2/2P1r3/8/PP4PP/1R3R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Bg1 ]

Jorden Van Foreest Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Anne Haast vs Jorden Van Foreest, Maastricht, 2015
2k5/pp1r1p2/2p1p1p1/2b4p/1PP2P1P/R1Q3P1/P1K5/3r4 b - - 0 1
[ ...R7d2+ if Qxd2 Rxd2+ Kxd2 Bxb4+ ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
Miguel Munoz Pantoja vs Jorden Van Foreest, Berlin, 2015
5k2/p4Ppp/2p1q3/8/5RP1/2p4K/P2r3P/2Q5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe3+ Kh4 Rxh2+ Kg5 Qe7+ ]

c)
Jens-Uwe Maiwald vs Jorden Van Foreest, Germany, 2015
5rk1/r1q1bp1p/3Np2p/4n3/1Q6/R4BP1/1P1R1PKP/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxa3 if Qxa3 Nxf3 Kxf3 Rd8 ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Joerg Mehringer vs Jorden Van Foreest, Heusenstamm, 2015
2kr4/pp3pp1/q7/Pb2PpP1/3P1P2/NP3KR1/4r3/R2Q4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc6+ d5 Qc3+ ]


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