Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Mustafa Yilmaz.
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)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Franc Ashiku, Herceg Novi, 2006
2rq1b1k/1p3Q2/p2p3p/2nNrPp1/P4p2/7P/1PP2PB1/R5RK w - - 1 0
[ Nxf4 if gxf4 Bd5 ]

b)
White mates in 6.
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Erkmen Aydogdu, Izmir, 2008
1r1r1qk1/1b3p1p/pp2nPpQ/3ppNP1/P1n1P3/2PB1R2/2P4P/2B1RK2 w - - 1 0
[ Ne7+ if Kh8 Qxh7+ or if Qxe7 Rh3 ]

c)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Srdjan Jefic, Herceg Novi, 2008
1q2r3/p3nkp1/2r1Np2/3p1P2/1p1P2p1/4Q3/PPP1R3/1K5R w - - 1 0
[ Nxg7 if Kxg7 Qh6+ mates ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Baris Esen, Safranbolu, 2009
1R2Q3/2r1bp2/3p1kpp/3P4/6B1/q5P1/5PKP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qh8+ Kg5 h4+ Kxg4 Qd4+ ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Alexander Kopylov, Fermo, 2009
r3k3/1bq4p/pp1pp1p1/2n1n1b1/2NNP3/3B4/PPP2QPP/5RK1 w q - 1 0
[ Qf8+ Kd7 Nxe5+ dxe5 Rf7+ ]



Mustafa Yilmaz Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Branka Vujic-Katanic, Rijeka, 2009
r2r4/1p1nkpp1/2p2n1p/4p3/NqP1P1B1/pP2Q3/P2R1PPP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxd7 Rxd7 Rxd7+ Nxd7 Rxd7+ Kxd7 Nb6+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Moshe Katzir, Rijeka, 2010
1r3bk1/5b2/4pBp1/1q2P2p/2p1BQ2/p1P3P1/2P2PK1/7R w - - 1 0
[ Rxh5 if gxh5 Qg5+ or if Bg7 Rh8+ Bxh8 Qh6 ]

c)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Alberto Santos Flores, Khanty Mansyisk, 2010
3rk2r/1p2bpp1/2n5/1P1RPpBp/p1q5/P4N2/5PPP/3Q1RK1 w k - 1 0
[ Rxd8+ if Nxd8 Bxe7 Kxe7 Qd6+ Ke8 Rd1 Ne6 Qd7+ Kf8 Ng5 or if Bxd8 bxc6 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Mustafa Yilmaz vs David Berczes, Sarajevo, 2011
5RQ1/r2q2b1/2pB1pk1/2Pp1bp1/3P2Np/p1P2P2/P5P1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf6+ Kh5 Rh6+ Bxh6 Nf6# ]

e)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Antonios Xylogiannopoulos, Golden Sands, 2012
2r1rqk1/1p3p1p/3Rn1p1/2p4P/pP2PQP1/PbB2B2/3R1P1K/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qf6 if Nd4 R2xd4 Re6 Rxe6 Bxe6 Rd8 or if Qg7 Rxe6 ]

Mustafa Yilmaz Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Rui Gao, Athens, 2012
5rk1/3R1p2/p3p1p1/1p2P2p/7q/1P2Q3/P1r2PP1/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ R1d4 ]

b)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Daniel Cawdery, Istanbul, 2012
r1n1kb2/pppbqpp1/8/3PP3/2n1P3/2N2BQ1/PP2N3/R1B1K3 w Qq - 1 0
[ e6 if fxe6 Bh5+ Kd8 Bg5 ]

c)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Arne Jochens, Germany, 2012
1r4k1/Q1pq1pb1/1r1p2pp/1P3n2/3N2n1/2N3Pb/1B2PP1P/1R1R2KB w - - 1 0
[ Bc6 Qc8 Nd5 ]

d)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Dariusz Swiercz, Denizli, 2013
4r1k1/1p1r1p1p/nqpB2p1/p7/2B1P3/1PQ3P1/P2R1P1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bf8 Rxf8 Rxd7 Nc5 Re7 Qb4 Qf6 ]

e)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Jonas Lampert, Biel, 2015
r3rk2/p4pp1/2p5/b4B2/3P3R/1R3P2/5P1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ Ke7 Re3+ ]

Mustafa Yilmaz Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Hedinn Steingrimsson, Reykjavik, 2015
R7/5k2/P4Ppp/2p5/8/8/r4PK1/8 w - - 1 0
[ a7 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Hovhannes Hakobyan, Dubai, 2016
1r1nr1k1/q4p1n/p2Pp1pQ/2p1P2p/2p1N3/1P4P1/P5BP/4RRK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ ]

c)
Mustafa Yilmaz vs Georg Meier, Hersonissos, 2017
6k1/3R4/pr1Nn1p1/1p3p1p/1P5P/P3PPK1/8/8 w - - 1 0
[ Nc8 if Rb8 Ne7+ Kf8 Nxg6+ Kg8 Ne7+ ]


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