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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Daniel Campora.
White to move and win except where noted.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.

a)
White mates in 3.
Daniel Campora vs Osman Palos, Tuzle, 1983
k1br4/ppQ5/8/2PB3p/7b/8/PP6/7K w - - 0 1
[ c6 a5 cxb7+ Ka7 bxc8/Q# ]

b)
Daniel Campora vs Arthur Van De Oudeseetering, Dieren, 1985
1k1r3r/1b1pn1p1/1p5p/1P1Bp3/5q2/2Qp1N2/1P3PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxb7 if Kxb7 Ra7+ Kxa7 Qc7+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Daniel Campora vs Turhan Yilmaz, Dubai, 1986
br1qr1k1/b1pnnp2/p2p2p1/P4PB1/3NP2Q/2P3N1/B5PP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf7+ if Kxf7 Qh7+ ]

d)
Daniel Campora vs Lajos Portisch, Sarajevo, 1986
3b2k1/q4npp/P2p4/1r1Ppp2/8/2B5/1PQ2PPP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qa4 ]

e)
Daniel Campora vs Alejandro Hoffman, Argentina, 1987
5rk1/5ppp/p1p2b2/2P2b2/2rB1P2/2N3P1/KP5P/3RR3 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 gxf6 Kb3 if Rxc5 Kb4 ]

1e)
Daniel Campora vs Alejandro Hoffman

Daniel Campora Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Daniel Campora vs Daniel King, Bern, 1987
8/6kp/p1rn2p1/8/P7/7P/4B1P1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf3 if Rb6 a5 ]

b)
Daniel Campora vs Andreas Dueckstein, Brocco, 1988
5rk1/p3r1p1/1p2b2p/3pP3/5R2/P2B4/2P3PP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bh7+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Daniel Campora vs Byron Jacobs, Lugano, 1988
4Rrk1/ppp2rp1/3p2Qp/5n2/6N1/4R3/5P1K/B2q4 w - - 0 1
[ Nxh6+ if Nxh6 Rxf8+ Kxf8 Bxg7+ or if Kh8 Nxf7+ Kg8 Nh6+ ]

d)
Daniel Campora vs Kimmo Valkesalmi, Salonika, 1988
1nb1r3/5r1k/p2p1p1q/2pPp2p/PpP1P2P/1P3NR1/3Q1P2/3B2KR w - - 0 1
[ Ng5+ fxg5 hxg5 Qg6 Bxh5 Qxe4 g6+ mates ]

e)
Daniel Campora vs Diego Walicki, Buenos Aires, 1989
r3rnk1/1pp1n1p1/1p1p1p2/7p/P1PBPPqP/1P4P1/1Q4BK/4RR2 w - - 0 1
[ f5 if c5 Bf3 ]

2d)
Daniel Campora vs Kimmo Valkesalmi

Daniel Campora Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Daniel Campora vs Andrei Kharitonov, Moscow, 1989
5r1k/7b/4B3/6K1/3R1N2/8/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Ng6+ if Bxg6 Kxg6 or if Kg7 Rd7+ ]

b)
Daniel Campora vs Juan Aguilera, Osuna, 1991
r6r/pp1kbppp/2p1b3/2qp2B1/3N4/2P2Q2/PPP2PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ b4 if Qb6 Nxe6 w/Qf7 & Qxe6+ or if Qd6 Bf4 ]

c)
Daniel Campora vs Jaan Eslon, Puebla Cazalla, 1991
r2qr1k1/p1pbbppp/2pp4/4P3/3N2n1/2N2Q2/PPP2PPP/R1B1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Daniel Campora vs Boris Zlotnik, Sevilla, 1992
2b2r1k/1p2R3/2n2r1p/p1P1N1p1/2B3P1/P6P/1P3R2/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng6+ Rxg6 Rxf8+ Rg8 Rxg8# ]

e)
Daniel Campora vs Alvarez Ibarra, Canete, 1994
4rr2/1R4pk/6p1/3Nn1bp/P3P3/2Q4P/3q2B1/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qxd2 Bxd2 Nf6+ ]

3e)
Daniel Campora vs Alvarez Ibarra

Daniel Campora Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Daniel Campora vs Karl Robatsch, Moscow, 1994
2r1k2r/pp2pp2/1qnp3p/5b2/4N3/1N1B1P2/PbPQ2PP/4RR1K w k - 0 1
[ Nxd6+ ]

b)
Daniel Campora vs Bela Toth, Switzerland, 1996
6k1/2p2p1p/6p1/2b5/2P2QP1/3q3P/1r3PB1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Re8+ if Kg7 Qe5+ or if Bf8 Bd5 ]

c)
Daniel Campora vs Daniel Navarrete, Benasque, 1999
4r1k1/ppp2ppp/1bqp4/3nr3/6bN/2PQ2P1/PP1B1PBP/4RRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd5 ]

d)
Daniel Campora vs Gatto Aguilar, Lima, 1999
r2qr2k/6pp/2npp3/ppp1p3/4P2Q/3P1N2/PPP2PPP/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 ]

e)
Daniel Campora vs Daniel Izquierdo, Asuncion, 2003
2b2rk1/r1Bn1ppp/p3p3/1p2P3/2pR4/6P1/P1P2PBP/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7 if Bxd7 Bb6 ]

4e)
Daniel Campora vs Daniel Izquierdo

Daniel Campora Puzzles, Part V.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Daniel Campora vs Jaan Ehlvest, Santo Domingo, 2003
r4rk1/1bq1bpp1/pp1ppn1p/8/1PnNPPP1/P1N1B3/4B2P/2RQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxc4 Qxc4 Nb1 if Qa2 Rf2 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Daniel Campora vs Jorge Llorente, Coria del Rio, 2004
6k1/1p5p/1p2bp2/1Pnp1N2/1r6/3nBB2/1P4PP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ra8+ if Bc8 Bxd5+ or if Kf7 Bh5# ]

c)
Daniel Campora vs Gonzalez Marquez, Sevilla, 2006
1q2brk1/1r3p1p/2p1p1p1/2Pn2NP/pp1P4/P4QP1/1PB2P2/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Nxh7 if Kxh7 hxg6+ Kg7 Rh7+ mates ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Daniel Campora vs Stanislav Mikheev, Calvia, 2004
4r2R/3q1kbR/1p4p1/p1pP1pP1/P1P2P2/K5Q1/1P2p3/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ Kxg7 Qc3+ ]

5d)
mate in 5
Daniel Campora vs Stanislav Mikheev


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