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Here are some chess puzzles from the 2007 Great Britain Championship.
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.
Simon Knott vs Ken McEwan, Great Yarmouth, 2007
2q1b1k1/p5pp/n2R4/1p2P3/2p5/B1P5/5QPP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qf8+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Michael White vs Christopher Dossett, Great Yarmouth, 2007
r2k1r2/3b2pp/p5p1/2Q1R3/1pB1Pq2/1P6/PKP4P/7R w - - 0 1
[ Qb6+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Daniel Hall vs Dominic Foord, Great Yarmouth, 2007
r4qk1/2p4p/p1p1N3/2bpQ3/4nP2/8/PPP3PP/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng3+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Steven Barrett vs David Howell, Great Yarmouth, 2007
8/1bn5/ppk4q/1p1pQ2B/5P2/P3R2P/1Pr5/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Be8+ ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
David Adams vs Mark Lyell, Great Yarmouth, 2007
6k1/ppp1q1pp/4p3/P7/1P2P1n1/2P1b2P/5rP1/RN2QB1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh4 if Kg1 Qg3 ]

2007 Great Britain CH Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 5.
Thomas Rendle vs Malcolm Armstrong, Great Yarmouth, 2007
b7/5kp1/1qppN3/p1p1p3/P1P1P3/1r1P4/K1Q3R1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qf2+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Matthew Anderton vs Susan Lalic, Great Yarmouth, 2007
r2q1b1r/1p4kp/p7/8/5N2/1Q3P2/PP3P1P/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nh5+ Kg6 Qe6+ ]

c)
Michael White vs Stuart Conquest, Great Yarmouth, 2007
6k1/p1b2pp1/7p/2p2P2/2PpB1P1/PP1n1K1P/2r5/2B2R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne5+ Kg3 Ng6+ Bf4 Rc3+ ]

d)
Graeme Buckley vs Simon Williams, Great Yarmouth, 2007
r2k1b1r/pp1b2p1/6Q1/1P2p2P/P1pB1q2/8/5P1P/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Be3 if Rh6 Rxd7+ Kxd7 Rd1+ or if Qf6 Bg5 or if Qf3 Qe6 ]

e)
Dominic Foord vs Alex Posazhennikov, Great Yarmouth, 2007
r1bqk2r/p2nbp2/2p3p1/5p1p/2BP1N1P/3QP3/P2N1PP1/1R2K2R w Kkq - 0 1
[ Bxf7 Kxf7 Qc4+ w/Qxc6 ]

f)
Michael White vs Graeme Buckley, Great Yarmouth, 2007
4rr1k/1b6/p5pn/8/4p1Pb/7P/PPP2B1R/3RKBN1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf2 Rxf2 e3 Be2 exf2+ ]

g)
Ken McEwan vs Philip Makepeace, Great Yarmouth, 2007
r2q1rk1/pp2nppp/2nbp3/1B1p4/8/3P1Q1P/PPP1NPP1/R1B1R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qa5 if Nc3 Nd4 ]


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