'Sac & Mate' - 1,000 sacs that end in mate



Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Rajko Bogdanovic.
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)
Rajko Bogdanovic vs Jozsef Pogats, Pecs, 1964
1rqb2bk/r5pp/4np2/2pNp3/2B1P3/2P1BP2/6PP/1R1R1QK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ba6 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Rajko Bogdanovic vs Miso Cebalo, Titograd, 1965
1k1r4/1b1p2pp/PQ2p3/nN6/P3P3/8/6PP/2q2BK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qa7+ Kc8 axb7+ Nxb7 Qa8# ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Rajko Bogdanovic vs Alexei Suetin, Budva, 1967
1Q5B/3pkp1p/2q1p2n/8/2P2P2/5R2/4r1PP/7K w - - 0 1
[ Bf6+ Kxf6 Qd8+ Kg7 Rg3+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Rajko Bogdanovic vs Darko Gliksman, Kraljevo, 1967
5qr1/kp2R3/5p2/1b1N1p2/5Q2/P5P1/6BP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxb7+ if Ka6 Nc7+ or if Kxb7 Qc7+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Rajko Bogdanovic vs Slavko Leban, Sarajevo, 1968
r1b5/5p2/5Npk/p1pP2q1/4P2p/1PQ2R1P/6P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng8+ if Kh5 Qh8+ or if Kh7 Rxf7+ ]

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