Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jolanta Zawadzka.
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.
Jolanta Zawadzka vs Marcelina Trybula, Straszetin, 1999
3r3k/4q2p/p1rp4/1p4RP/5Q2/P7/1PP5/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Qd4+ if Qe5 Qxe5+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Jolanta Zawadzka vs Katarzyna Bukowska, Trinec, 2002
4rn1k/pp4pp/3N4/6q1/6p1/1Q4P1/P2R1PKP/3r4 w - - 1 0
[ Nf7+ Kg8 Nh6+ ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Jolanta Zawadzka vs Afag Khudaverdieva, Budva, 2003
1rB1k3/5R2/bq4Pp/p2pP2N/8/8/PnQ5/1K5R w - - 1 0
[ Ng7+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Jolanta Zawadzka vs Marine Grigorian, Yerevan, 2007
2r1kb1r/p2b2p1/5Ppp/qp1Q4/3N1P2/2N1B2P/PPP5/2KR4 w k - 1 0
[ f7+ Ke7 Nc6+ Rxc6 Qxd7+ ]



Jolanta Zawadzka Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Jolanta Zawadzka vs Lisa Schut, Rijeka, 2010
4rb1k/5rp1/p2p2p1/1pqP1B1P/2n5/8/PPP5/1KB2R1R w - - 1 0
[ hxg6+ Kg8 gxf7+ Kxf7 Be6+ Ke7 Bg5# ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Bathuyag Mongontuul vs Jolanta Zawadzka, Oropesa, 2001
6k1/pp4pp/2p5/3p4/PK1P4/4r3/1PP2q2/R2Q4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf8+ Ka5 Qd8+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Marlena Chlost vs Jolanta Zawadzka, Barlinek, 2007
rr3nk1/5p1p/6p1/3p1PP1/qb4Q1/1N1BB2R/1PP4P/1K6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qa2+ Kc1 Qa1+ ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Maria Ikonomopoulou vs Jolanta Zawadzka, Chalkidiki, 2009
2r3k1/5ppp/q2p4/1b2P1b1/4P3/1pP1BQ2/1P5P/rNKRR3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxc3+ if bxc3 Qa3+ or if Kd2 Rc2# ]


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