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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Claudia Amura.
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)
Claudia Amura vs Ingrid Dahl, Novi Sad, 1990
r4rk1/1b1p1qpp/pp1Ppn2/bNp2p2/2P5/P2QPP2/1P2N1PP/1RBR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nc7 w/b4 or Nxa8 ]

b)
Claudia Amura vs Anatoly Timoschenko, Buenos Aires, 1991
q7/5kp1/n4pnp/pppr4/8/1P4P1/PB3PNP/1Q1R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd5 if Qxd5 Qxg6+ ]

c)
Cristobal Valiente vs Claudia Amura, Argentina, 1991
r2q2k1/1p1b2pp/p2p2r1/2PPppb1/1P3n2/2N2P2/P4BPP/R2QRBK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nh3+ if gxh3 Be3+ Kh1 Bxf2 Bc4 Qg5 ]

d)
Adrian Rios vs Claudia Amura, Buenos Aires, 1992
4r1k1/pp5p/6p1/3q4/P1rb4/1P2B1P1/5P2/R2Q2KR b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe3 if bxc4 Rxg3+ mates or if fxe3 Bxe3+ Kh2 Rd4 w/...Rd2+ ]

e)
Claudia Amura vs Roberto Calderin, Habana, 1992
8/1p6/p2R1b2/P1B2k1p/1P3p1P/2r2b1K/5N2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6+ Kxf6 Bd4+ ]

1b)
Claudia Amura vs Anatoly Timoschenko

Claudia Amura Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Claudia Amura vs Felix Fiszman, Mar del Plata, 1992
2k4r/p1prnpn1/1p5p/1P1p2p1/8/4PN2/P1PN1PPP/R3K2R w KQ - 0 1
[ Ne5 ]

b)
White mates in 10.
Claudia Amura vs Joara Chaves, Brasilia, 1993
8/5pk1/2R1r2p/5R2/3PQ1P1/1q3PK1/r7/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7+ Kxf7 Qh7+ Kf6 Qxh6+ Ke7 Qg7+ ]

c)
Claudia Amura vs Marino Cid, San Fernando, 1993
r7/3q1kpp/1p2pn2/p2p1p2/1PbP1N1P/P3Q1P1/4PPB1/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc4 ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Claudia Amura vs Carlos Bulcourf, Villa Ballester, 1996
8/p1R3p1/4p1kn/3p3N/3Pr2P/6P1/PP3K2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ ]

e)
Matias Villanueva vs Claudia Amura, Merida, 1998
r5k1/1p5p/pR6/4b1P1/8/3Bp2P/bP2N1P1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd8 if Nc1 Bd4 ]

f)
White mates in 4.
Claudia Amura vs Juan Gonzalez Zamora, Buenos Aires, 2005
8/2Q1R1bk/3r3p/p2N1p1P/P2P4/1p3Pq1/1P4P1/1K6 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ Rxf6 Qxg3 ]

2f)
mate in 4
Claudia Amura vs Juan Gonzalez Zamora


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