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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Igor-Alexandre Nataf.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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

a)
Black mates in 6.
T Balough vs Igor-Alexandre Nataf, Rimovska Sobota, 1992
r5k1/3R2bp/3p2r1/p2Pp1qn/Pp2P3/1Q1B2B1/1P2p2P/6RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxg3+ w/...e1/Q ]

b)
White mates in 6.
Igor-Alexandre Nataf vs P Dias, Szeged, 1994
3r3r/6kp/1P1N1pp1/8/1B2Q3/1KR5/P6q/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rc7+ ]

c)
Igor-Alexandre Nataf vs Russell, Szeged, 1994
5nkr/p2r4/1pNq3p/1Q1nR1p1/3P4/8/1P1B1PPK/2R5 w - - 0 1
[ Qxd5+ w/Rxd5 & Ne7+ ]

d)
Igor-Alexandre Nataf vs G Wall, Hastings, 1995
4r3/p1pR3R/1p2k1p1/3p2P1/3P2P1/8/1Pn2r2/1KN5 w - - 0 1
[ Nd3 w/Nf4+ ]

e)
B Cafferty vs Igor-Alexandre Nataf, Hastings, 1995
7k/pp5p/1q4p1/3P4/1B1bp3/1P4PP/P4r2/3RQ2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf6 ]

f)
Igor-Alexandre Nataf vs G Forintos, Paris, 1995
6q1/4k3/4p2P/1p2Qp1b/6P1/8/5P1K/8 w - - 0 1
[ h7 ]

g)
Igor-Alexandre Nataf vs B Xiangzhi, Reykjavik, 2004
8/1p6/8/PP6/2bk4/2N1p3/8/4K3 w - - 0 1
[ a6 w/b6 ]

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