Benjamin Bok vs Evgeny Romanov Chess Puzzles from the 1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika..

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Here are some chess puzzles from the 1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika.
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 2.
Darryl Johansen vs Mahmood Lodhi, Salonika, 1984
2bk3r/p1q2p2/1r3N2/1p1PQp2/3P4/PpP2P2/6PP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe8+ ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Claude Baumann vs Asela De Armas, Salonika, 1984
r1r5/pR3N2/3R1nk1/3p3p/1P2p1PP/5p2/P4P2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne5+ ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Jorge Freyre vs Anothai Rittiphunyawong, Salonika, 1984
r1b1kb1r/pp1pn2p/1q1Q2p1/6p1/2B5/5R2/PP3PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf8+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Matilde Cazon vs Suzanne Connolly, Salonika, 1984
4rk1n/p4p1p/1p1PbB2/2q5/P3B1r1/2P3P1/3Q3P/3RR2K w - - 1 0
[ Qh6+ ]

e)
White mates in 2.
S Baez vs C Brooke, Salonika, 1984
7R/p5p1/1p4r1/q5k1/6r1/1P3QP1/P4P1P/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ h4+ ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Paul Van Der Sterren vs Brian Hartman, Salonika, 1984
rb5k/p2R1pq1/P6p/5Qp1/4B3/4P1P1/5PK1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ ]

b)
Black mates in 2.
M Diallo vs Neil Fairclough, Salonika, 1984
5r1k/5pbp/p7/8/PP2qRKP/Q5P1/8/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...h5+ ]

c)
Black mates in 2.
Juan Santa Torres vs Zoltan Ribli, Salonika, 1984
6k1/1b3p1p/p3p2Q/2r3p1/1P2qP2/P7/5RBP/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rc1+ ]

d)
Black mates in 2.
Vajira Perera vs Herman Van Riemsdijk, Salonika, 1984
4Q3/p5kp/4pp2/3p4/5p2/6rP/P1P2qPK/6R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh3+ ]

e)
Black mates in 2.
Abdulrazak Mahdi vs Niaz Murshed, Salonika, 1984
8/6bk/p3p1p1/2Q1Bp2/2P2P1K/P4q1P/1rP5/2R5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bf6+ ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 2.
M Radford vs Yukitaka Ozaki, Salonika, 1984
2r3k1/1p2pp1p/p5p1/5P2/2br2P1/3B3P/PPP1R3/1K3R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg1+ ]

b)
Black mates in 2.
Adrian Garcia vs Deborah Evans, Salonika, 1984
4k1r1/1q2bppp/p2p1n2/4pP2/4P3/p1NP4/1r1B1Q1P/K1R3R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ra2+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Ulf Andersson vs Roberto Cifuentes Parada, Salonika, 1984
2r1n1k1/3RR2p/p5pB/1p2N3/8/6PP/P1q2PK1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe8+ Rxe8 Rg7+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
H Battikhi vs Peter Christen, Salonika, 1984
1rb1r1kb/p3p2n/1n1p3B/4PB2/2pP1QP1/2q2P2/PP6/1K1R2NR w - - 1 0
[ Bxh7+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Marjatta Kujasalo vs Fenella Foster, Salonika, 1984
2r1n3/6kp/1n4pN/1q1P4/1p3BN1/1Pb2QPP/4b1BK/3R4 w - - 1 0
[ Be5+ ]

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1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. iv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Mahmood Lodhi vs S Le Blancq, Salonika, 1984
1r4rk/3n1Q1p/p1qppP2/8/2PBP2P/2N3R1/1P1b2K1/5R2 w - - 1 0
[ Qxg8+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Maria Bedolla Luz vs U Roldan, Salonika, 1984
r1b2rk1/pp2qNp1/1n2P2p/3p1p1Q/1P6/8/1BP2PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxh6+ if Kh8 Nxf5+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Z Kilani vs E Mansouri, Salonika, 1984
5r1k/p4P1q/1p4p1/3p1b2/2pP1Q2/4PR2/PP3KP1/2R5 w - - 1 0
[ Qe5+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Johann Hjartarson vs John Van Der Wiel, Salonika, 1984
n7/pk3pp1/1rR3p1/QP1pq3/4n3/6PB/4PP1P/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qa6+ if Rxa6 bxa6+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Angel Martin Gonzalez vs Heinz Baumgartner, Salonika, 1984
7k/pp1b1R1r/3q1b2/2pp4/8/2P4P/PP2QPP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe8+ ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. v.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Feridun Oney vs Ibrahim Martinez, Salonika, 1984
4r3/4q1b1/R3p3/1pPp1p2/3P1Nk1/1Q2P1p1/1B6/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qd1+ Kg5 Qh5+ Kf6 Nxd5# ]

b)
White mates in 3.
B Takashima vs M Allaham, Salonika, 1984
r5k1/pb4pp/1p1Q1p2/5N2/8/1P1B4/q4PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe7 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Maria Horvath vs A Efremoglou, Salonika, 1984
1r6/rq5p/2RpN2k/3Pp1p1/1p2Pp2/4bPP1/1PR1K2P/5Q2 w - - 1 0
[ Qh3+ Kg6 Qf5+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
John Jarecki vs Guido Guidi, Salonika, 1984
8/pp3R1p/2r1pBpk/2b5/2P3P1/1PN2p2/P6P/7K w - - 1 0
[ h4 if g5 hxg5+ ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Manuel Mateus vs M Radford, Salonika, 1984
2b2rk1/1p5p/2p3p1/p1p5/2PbBqPK/2BQ3P/PP3r2/3RR3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxg4 hxg4 Rh2+ Qh3 Bf2# ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. vi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 3.
M Simonini vs Pedro Lorinczi Retek, Salonika, 1984
r3r1k1/pp1b1p1p/1n4p1/1Pp5/2PP2n1/P4N2/1BQPq1P1/RN2R2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxe1+ if Ng1 Qh4+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
I Bonoo vs J Powell, Salonika, 1984
rr4k1/3nppbp/3p2p1/2pP4/P3P2P/2N2KP1/1PQ2P2/R1B2q2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne5+ if Ke3 Bh6+ f4 Nc4# ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
K Skalli vs H Battikhi, Salonika, 1984
6k1/p7/2b1p2R/2q3p1/5n2/1P1P2K1/P1P4P/1R6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne2+ Kg4 Qf5+ Kh5 Nf4# ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Gilberto Milos vs Jouni Yrjola, Salonika, 1984
6rk/8/2pNb3/2P1bP2/4pn1p/4B1qP/3R2P1/3QR2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne2 ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Merete Haahr vs Nava Shterenberg, Salonika, 1984
5rk1/pp4pp/8/3PB3/7K/1Q1P1q2/PP3P1P/R4R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...g5+ ]

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1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. vii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 3.
Tarek Fatin vs Lawrence Day, Salonika, 1984
Q5n1/p1R1nk1p/3pNr1r/1p1P1p1q/4pP2/4NbPP/PP5K/5BR1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxh3+ Bxh3 Rxh3+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
F Mularoni vs U Ettushani, Salonika, 1984
2r3k1/p4ppp/1p6/1Np5/4r1n1/1P1RPq2/P4P2/4QK2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nh2+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Ahmed Hamed vs Johan Goormachtigh, Salonika, 1984
R5Q1/1pq5/pkb5/8/4p3/P1N5/KPP5/5r2 w - - 1 0
[ Qb3+ Bb5 Na4+ if Kc6 Qe6+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Bagyashree Sathe Thipsay vs Claude Baumann, Salonika, 1984
5r1k/1p1q1rp1/p3b1Rp/2p1PpRQ/2Pp1P2/3B4/PP4PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh6+ gxh6 Qxh6+ Rh7 Qxf8+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Agnieszka Brustman vs Claude Baumann, Salonika, 1984
3r4/1r3ppk/2bp4/ppq1pP2/4P1Q1/P2R4/1PP1R1PP/7K w - - 1 0
[ Qh4+ Kg8 Qxd8+ ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. viii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
J Peyman vs Melanie Powell, Salonika, 1984
r2r1q1k/5p1p/pp3Rp1/3pB3/3P2Q1/P3P3/1P3PPP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6+ if f6 Rg8+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
R Zaldivar vs A Ben Othman, Salonika, 1984
2b4r/6k1/1q2r1p1/p2pNQ1p/2pP3R/2B1P3/PP4RP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf7+ Kh6 w/Rg5 or Ng4+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Nabil Khechen vs Assem Afifi, Salonika, 1984
7k/2p4p/1p1p4/p1PPn3/4Pp2/KP2q3/P7/1B5Q b - - 0 1
[ ...Nc4+ Ka4 b5+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Vlastimil Hort vs Jesus Nogueiras, Salonika, 1984
4RQ2/5ppk/2p2q2/5n1p/p3N3/P5P1/1P1r1P1P/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd1+ Kg2 Ne3+ ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Geoffrey Borg vs E Pilapil, Salonika, 1984
1R2bk2/5p2/4pP1p/1pP1Np1P/1P1p1P2/2r5/6PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Nd7+ Kg8 Rxe8+ Kh7 Nf8+ Kh8 Ng6+ ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. ix.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 5.
Hans Ree vs Mirza Akmal, Salonika, 1984
1n4Q1/1b2N1p1/1p2pr1k/7p/1q1P4/1P3Pn1/P2R2P1/2R1K3 w - - 1 0
[ Qh8+ Kg5 Qxg7+ Kf4 Qxf6+ Nf5 Ng6+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Ricardo De Guzman vs David Harris, Salonika, 1984
4rk2/2R1nn2/3pBB2/r2Pp2P/1p2Pp2/1P6/P5R1/1K6 w - - 1 0
[ Rg7 if Nh6 Rh7 ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Jussara Chaves vs Sigurl Regina Fridthjofsdottir, Salonika, 1984
2r2rk1/pp3ppp/4bB2/q2p4/8/1P1BP3/P2b1PPP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxh7+ if Kh8 Qh5 Rfd8 Bf5+ ]

d)
Black mates in 5.
Jose Martinez Garcia vs Ole Jakobsen, Salonika, 1984
2r3k1/5p1p/p1q3r1/1p2Q3/8/PP1R4/6PP/6RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxg2+ Rxg2 Rc1+ ]

e)
Gerardo Barbero vs Knut Helmers, Salonika, 1984
1r1b2k1/1p6/pN1p4/3Pp3/P3Pp1r/8/1PR3P1/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd7 Ra8 Rc8 ]

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1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. x.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Gilberto Milos vs M Bukhari, Salonika, 1984
2rq1rk1/pbpn1pbp/1p1pp1p1/2nP4/2P2P2/1PN1N1P1/PB2P1BP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ b4 Na6 dxe6 if fxe6 Bxb7 or if Bxg2 exd7 ]

b)
John Cooper vs Vasilios Kotronias, Salonika, 1984
7k/p2p1Qpp/1p1q2P1/n1pbr2P/7B/5B2/P7/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxd5 Qxd5 Qxd5 Rxd5 Re1 ]

c)
Luisa Cuevas-Rodriguez Ma vs Miyoko Watai, Salonika, 1984
2rq1rk1/pbp2pp1/np2pn1p/8/1P1PN3/P4NP1/2Q1PPBP/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxf6+ Qxf6 Ng5 Qxg5 Bxb7 ]

d)
Predrag Nikolic vs Ramon Mateo, Salonika, 1984
rn1q1rk1/pb1pbppp/1p2p3/8/2Pp4/2P2NP1/P1Q1PPBP/R1BR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ng5 ]

e)
John Van Der Wiel vs Viswanathan Anand, Salonika, 1984
r1k4r/1b2bQ1p/p1p5/3nN1B1/8/7q/PPP4P/3R1R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rf3 ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. xi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Aldo Haik vs Axel Ornstein, Salonika, 1984
3r2k1/4q1pp/R2rpp2/8/4P3/1Q4P1/5P1P/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Raxd6 Rxd6 Qb8+ ]

b)
Nagueb Saleh vs Abada Gomez, Salonika, 1984
6k1/RQ1b1p1p/6p1/2p5/P2p1P2/3P2PP/q4rBK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qa8+ ]

c)
Jinrong Liang vs Andreas Huss, Salonika, 1984
3rr3/1p4pk/pbq2pp1/3p1n2/5B2/1QP2N1P/PP2RPP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe8 ]

d)
Graham Morrison vs Dario Alzate, Salonika, 1984
3r2k1/5p2/8/p4rbp/P2pq3/1P1R2P1/1B3P2/2RQ2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd4 Rxd4 Re8+ Kh7 Bxd4 if f6 Qxh5+ mates ]

e)
Antti Pyhala vs Bela Toth, Salonika, 1984
4r1k1/p2q2pp/5p1P/1p1p1P2/2pP2Q1/2n1N3/2P3PK/4R3 w - - 1 0
[ Nxd5 Nxd5 Rxe8+ Kf7 hxg7 ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. xii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Nava Shterenberg vs Gudlaug Thorsteinsdottir, Salonika, 1984
5r2/2q3bk/5prn/1p2p2Q/3pP1b1/1B1P1RR1/1PPB2PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg4 Rxg4 Bxh6 ]

b)
Reynaldo Vera vs D Ramos, Salonika, 1984
5r2/7k/Q2P2pp/1N2p1q1/P1p1np2/5R2/1rP3PP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qb7+ ]

c)
Ramon Mateo vs Juan Santa Torres, Salonika, 1984
2r2b1r/5kp1/p1qp4/6p1/1p3P1P/3Q4/PPP1R3/2K1R3 w - - 1 0
[ Qf5+ Kg8 Qe6+ Kh7 hxg5 mates ]

d)
N Oney vs Moises Fuentes, Salonika, 1984
r2qk2r/pppn1pp1/3bpn1p/3p1b2/8/3P1NP1/PPPNPPBP/R1B1QRK1 w kq - 1 0
[ e4 if Bh7 e5 ]

e)
Anothai Rittiphunyawong vs J Pantebre Martinez, Salonika, 1984
5rk1/pp1r1p1p/2p1nBp1/2q1p2n/4P2Q/3B1R1P/PPP3P1/R6K w - - 1 0
[ Qxh5 ]

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1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. xiii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Peter Scheeren vs Douglas Bryson, Salonika, 1984
bn2k2r/4q1pp/2p1Qb2/1p2N3/2p1P3/2N3P1/1P3PBP/5RK1 w k - 1 0
[ Qc8+ Qd8 Qxd8+ Bxd8 Ra1 Bb7 Ra7 Bc8 Ra8 if Bc7 Nxc6 ]

b)
John Nunn vs Gennadi Sosonko, Salonika, 1984
r2k3r/1bq2ppp/8/1B1p4/1bn3P1/P1R1B3/1PP1QP1P/2K4R w - - 1 0
[ Rxc4 dxc4 Rd1+ Kc8 Rd4 if Bd6 Rxc4 ]

c)
G Peebles vs S Tamboura, Salonika, 1984
r1bq1rk1/pppn1pb1/4pnpp/4N1B1/2PPN3/5Q2/PP3PPP/R3KB1R w KQ - 1 0
[ Nxd7 hxg5 Nexf6+ ]

d)
Cesar S Santacruz vs Andreas Kofidis, Salonika, 1984
6rk/pp3p1p/2b2Pp1/4p1QP/4p3/4NP2/PPP4q/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ hxg6 hxg6 Ng4 Qh5 Qc1 e3 Rh1 ]

e)
Simen Agdestein vs Miguel Quinteros, Salonika, 1984
r2q1rk1/p5bp/1p1nb3/2pN1p2/2P1pB2/P5PP/5PB1/1R1Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxd6 if Qxd6 Nf6+ ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. xiv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
John Cooper vs Maijai Kavakul, Salonika, 1984
r5k1/p1qn1p1p/Bpr1b1pb/8/3PN3/5N1P/PQ3PP1/3R1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ d5 Rc2 Qb1 if Bf5 Bd3 ]

b)
K Riza vs G Vijendran, Salonika, 1984
2r4k/6b1/6Qp/4Np2/2pP1P1P/4q3/8/1R5K w - - 1 0
[ Nf7+ Kg8 Nxh6+ Kh8 Qxg7+ Kxg7 Nxf5+ ]

c)
Andrei Sokolov vs Jean-Luc Seret, Salonika, 1984
7r/4kp2/B3p1p1/3pPn2/2nP1P1p/b1N4P/5BP1/1R4K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxc4 dxc4 Nb5 Ra8 Ra1 ]

d)
Aleksander Sznapik vs Mario Cocozza, Salonika, 1984
3rk3/pb3p2/4p1p1/2p3P1/3qNQ2/8/PPP2P2/2K4R w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ if Kf8 Rh8+ or if Ke7 Qc7+ ]

e)
Luis Torres vs Carlos Ustariz, Salonika, 1984
3r1k2/1p1r1pb1/pq4pp/3p4/3N2Q1/2P1R2P/PP3PP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxd7 ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. xv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Yin Ping Ho vs Nagueb Saleh, Salonika, 1984
5q2/3R1pkp/p3p1p1/1pr1P3/8/1PP2Q1P/1P4P1/7K w - - 1 0
[ Qf6+ Kg8 Rd8 ]

b)
Artur Jussupow vs Roman Hernandez, Salonika, 1984
1R6/r3qppk/8/3Q1P1p/4p3/5nP1/2r2PKP/R4B2 w - - 1 0
[ f6 if gxf6 Qxh5+ Kg7 Rh8 mates
or if Qxf6 Qxh5+ Qh6 Qxh6+ w/Rxa7
]

c)
Anne De Linde vs Suk Lan Au Yeung, Salonika, 1984
2r2rk1/1p1bbppp/pq1p4/2pP3n/P1P2P2/1P1Q1N2/1B2B1PP/R4R1K w - - 1 0
[ Ng5 Bxg5 fxg5 g6 Bxh5 if gxh5 Qc3 mates ]

d)
Peter Ostermeyer vs Andrei Sokolov, Salonika, 1984
4r1k1/5pnp/p7/1p1Rb1p1/1P6/P2Q1PPB/7P/2q3BK w - - 1 0
[ Bd7 if Re7 Rc5 Qa1 Rc8+ ]

e)
Maj Theander vs Hamouda Ibrahim, Salonika, 1984
1r3rk1/p1q1bppp/1p2bp2/2p5/2NP4/1P2PN2/P1Q2PPP/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ d5 if Bg4 d6 ]

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1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. xvi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Hmido Ait vs E Pilapil, Salonika, 1984
4n1k1/5r1p/p3p1p1/1p4N1/2P1qpP1/PP1Rb2P/4Q2K/2R5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bg1+ ]

b)
A Bemmoune vs Geoffrey Borg, Salonika, 1984
r1bqkb1r/ppp4p/2n3p1/3pp1N1/4N3/5Q2/PPPP1PPP/R1B1K2R b KQ - 0 1
[ ...Bf5 ]

c)
A Ben Othman vs Seng Chee, Salonika, 1984
8/2k2p2/1q1p2p1/1p1P2Pp/2nN1BnP/2P5/6B1/r2NQ2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd1 if Qxd1 Nf2+ ]

d)
Andre Tarazi vs C Miheso, Salonika, 1984
2k5/2pr2b1/pp1pNn2/3P1Pp1/PP1R2Pr/2N3K1/8/2R5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nh5+ ]

e)
Rohini Khadilkar vs Maia Chiburdanidze, Salonika, 1984
2r3k1/1p2pp1p/p5p1/5P2/2br2P1/3B3P/PPP1R3/1K3R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd3 cxd3 Bxd3+ ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. xvii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
C Clarke vs Regina Ribeiro, Salonika, 1984
2r1k1r1/5R2/p3p3/1p1pP1b1/2qB2Q1/P1P4p/6PP/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Be3+ ]

b)
Luen-Wah Luk vs Stefan Kindermann, Salonika, 1984
1qr1r1k1/5ppp/p2N4/1pnRb3/6Q1/PP4N1/2P3PP/3R3K b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxd6 if Rxd6 Qxd6 Rxd6 Re1+ mates ]

c)
Juan Bellon Lopez vs Antonio Antunes, Salonika, 1984
3q3k/6pp/2Q5/1p6/1P3r2/8/P3PP1P/4K1R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rc4 ]

d)
Diane Mongeau vs Jayshree Khadilkar, Salonika, 1984
5k2/p5bp/3p2p1/8/2bnPN2/2N4P/P4P2/5BK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf3+ if Kg2 Bxf1+ Kxf1 Bxc3 ]

e)
Nagueb Saleh vs Hilda Acevedo, Salonika, 1984
r4rk1/pppq2bp/2npb1p1/4pp1n/2P1P3/2NPB1PP/PP1QNPBK/R4R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...f4 gxf4 exf4 if Nxf4 Be5 Nce2 Nxf4 ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. xviii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Maria Bedolla Luz vs Sigurl Regina Fridthjofsdottir, Salonika, 1984
2kr2r1/pp2np2/4p3/2q1P3/5P2/P1p3P1/2P2Q1P/R1B1K2R b KQ - 0 1
[ ...Rd1+ ]

b)
Mihai Suba vs Robert Huebner, Salonika, 1984
3r2k1/1q3pp1/p2N1n1p/5b2/2P2Q2/6PP/PN3P2/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd6 if Qxd6 Bxh3 or if Qxf5 Qxb2 ]

c)
Merete Haahr vs Audrey Wong, Salonika, 1984
4B1k1/pp6/5r2/3p1pp1/3qp3/KP6/P3QP2/7R b - - 0 1
[ ...Ra6+ if Ba4 Rxa4+ bxa4 Qc3# ]

d)
S Le Blancq vs Saeed-Ahmed Saeed, Salonika, 1984
5r2/1p4kp/2p1b1p1/p1QpP3/5r1q/P5RP/1P3PP1/1B3RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxg3 fxg3 Rxf1+ Kh2 Rxb1 ]

e)
S Baez vs F Basta-Sohair, Salonika, 1984
1rb1rn1k/1p2qp1p/p2p1Np1/2pP2Q1/P3P3/5P2/1P2B1PP/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd7 if e5 Nxf6 exf6 Qxe2 Qh6 Qe3+ ]

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1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. xix.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Niaz Murshed vs Alonso Zapata, Salonika, 1984
3r2k1/p2r1p1p/Pp3npb/1Q1Np3/6q1/1N1RP1P1/1PP2PP1/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd5 if Rxd5 Qxd1+ Rxd1 Rxd1+ Kh2 Ng4+ mates ]

b)
J Cortorreal vs Luz Vilas Boas, Salonika, 1984
2rn3k/pp5p/5p2/4p2b/5p2/1BP2N1P/P1P2PP1/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...e4 if Rd5 Bf7 ]

c)
Antonio Ferreira vs Adrian Garcia, Salonika, 1984
2kr3r/pp2bppb/2p1p2p/7P/3P1n2/2P2N2/PP2NPP1/2KR1B1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd3+ if Kd2 Nxf2 ]

d)
M Houna vs Mahmoud Said, Salonika, 1984
r1b1k2r/pp3p1p/6p1/2qpPp2/1B1n4/P4NQ1/2P2PPP/RR4K1 b kq - 0 1
[ ...Ne2+ ]

e)
H Pickering vs Y El Baruni, Salonika, 1984
3r2k1/pp1r1pp1/2p1p2p/8/2PqR3/P2P3P/1P3PP1/1Q1R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxe4 ]

1984 Chess Olympiad in Salonika puzzles, pt. xx.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
A Zarb vs D Gajadin, Salonika, 1984
r1b2rk1/1pp2pp1/nb4np/pN6/P3R3/1NP3B1/1P3PPP/2K2B1R b - - 0 1
[ ...f5 if Re1 f4 ]

b)
Timothy Knight vs Henry Camilleri, Salonika, 1984
2r5/1br2kbp/p4pp1/1pnNp3/4P2P/PP1B2P1/1NP1R2K/3R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxd5 exd5 e4 if Bxe4 Nxe4 Rxe4 Rxc2+ ]

c)
Mahmoud Said vs Shane Matthews, Salonika, 1984
2rr1k2/p4ppQ/1p2p2p/2n4q/1P3P2/P1R1PP2/7P/1B3RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd2 Rf2 Rxf2 Kxf2 Ne4+ if fxe4 Qxh2+ or if Kg2 Rxc3 ]

d)
Jan Adamski vs Michel Jadoul, Salonika, 1984
r1bq1r1k/p2n3p/2p1Qbp1/4p1p1/2P1P3/2N2N2/PP2BPPP/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nb8 if Nxg5 Bxe6 Nxe6 Qe7 ]

e)
Suzana Maksimovic vs Nona Gaprindashvili, Salonika, 1984
1k6/1p3ppp/5n2/1N6/8/3r2P1/PP1p1PP1/4RK1R b - - 0 1
[ ...d1/Q ]

f)
Maria Horvath vs Ilse Guggenberger, Salonika, 1984
r1b1k2r/pp4pp/2pb4/q2pNp2/2P1nN2/4P1P1/PPQB1P1P/R3KB1R b KQkq - 0 1
[ ...Nxd2 if Qxd2 Bb4 ]

g)
Bachar Kouatly vs Rafael Vaganian, Salonika, 1984
r2qk2r/pp1n2pp/2p1Bp2/8/Pn2PP2/2N5/1P4PP/2RQK2R b Kkq - 0 1
[ ...Nc5 if Bc4 Nbd3+ ]


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