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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Rusudan Goletiani.
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)
Black mates in 5.
Farida Arouche vs Rusudan Goletiani, Duisburg, 1992
7k/pp5p/3p3Q/2p3P1/2P1q1P1/6K1/PP2rR2/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe3+ Rf3 Qg1+ Kf4 Re4+ ]

b)
M Leclare vs Rusudan Goletiani, Duis burg, 1992
2rq1rk1/1b2bppp/p1nppn2/8/Np2P1PP/1N1QBB2/PPP2P2/2KR3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne5 Qe2 Nxf3 if g5 Nxe4 ]

c)
Rusudan Goletiani vs Leticia Sepulveda, Bratislava, 1993
r1b1r1k1/1ppp1ppp/pn3qn1/8/8/1BN1B3/PPP2PPP/R2QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxb6 Rxe1+ Qxe1 if cxb6 Qe8+ Nf8 Nd5 ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Rusudan Goletiani vs Frank Hoppe, Berlin, 1995
5r1k/r1q4p/p4bQ1/1pP1pNp1/1P2P3/PB1p3R/5KP1/7R w - - 0 1
[ Bg8 ]

e)
Rusudan Goletiani vs Alda Carvalho, Medellin, 1996
3qrnk1/p1b2Rpp/1p2p3/2p1P1N1/2PpQ1P1/1P1P4/P6P/2B3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf8+ Kxf8 Qf3+ Kg8 Qf7+ Kh8 Qh5 if Kg8 Qxh7+ mates ]

Rusudan Goletiani Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Rusudan Goletiani vs Darja Kaps, Marina d'Or, 1998
8/5q1k/2pQrP1p/8/2p5/7P/6P1/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qxe6 ]

b)
Rusudan Goletiani vs Tamar Balkhamishvili, Tbilisi, 1998
5rk1/1p1R1p1p/1qp3r1/5p2/1PP5/2Q1P3/5PP1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ c5 if Qa7 or Qb5 Rd8 ]

c)
White mates in 8.
Rusudan Goletiani vs Eglantina Shabanaj, Patras, 1999
2qrr3/p4p1k/2pPn2B/Np5P/1P2P3/2QN1b2/P4K2/6R1 w - - 0 1
[ Rg7+ if Kh8 Rxf7+ or if Kxh6 Qf6+ ]

d)
Sopiko Khukhashvili vs Rusudan Goletiani, Yerevan, 1999
4r3/6Bk/p2p2p1/2n5/P7/2N2q2/1P4RP/1Q5K b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd3 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Rusudan Goletiani vs Nonna Sahakian, Yerevan, 1999
4Q3/1b5r/1p1kp3/5p1r/3p1nq1/P4NP1/1P3PB1/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qf8+ Re7 Qb8+ ]

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Rusudan Goletiani Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Rusudan Goletiani vs Robert Olsen, Philadelphia, 2000
3rn1k1/p6p/1p2p1p1/4Np2/Q4P2/1P2P2P/P2q2PK/2R5 w - - 0 1
[ Qxa7 ]

b)
Rusudan Goletiani vs Colin Stapczynski, Los Angeles, 2003
r1bq1r1k/p3npbp/1pn2Np1/2p1p1B1/8/2PP2P1/PP2QPBP/RN3RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxc6 Nxc6 Nxh7 ]

c)
Rusudan Goletiani vs Thomas Braunlich, Connecticut, 2004
6k1/1p1R3p/rBn3p1/3N1p2/1b6/6P1/5PKP/8 w - - 0 1
[ Be3 if Ne5 Rd8+ ]

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