King-pawn Opening Series



Here are some chess puzzles from the 1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai.
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.
Alphonsus Chia vs Rubens A Filguth, Dubai, 1986
6k1/pq1r1rp1/3pp1Q1/2p3p1/1bP1pP2/1P5R/PB4PP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxg7 ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Lubomir Kavalek vs Lanka Ravi, Dubai, 1986
3r1b1k/r2b1Bp1/1q2p1Pp/pppp4/5B2/2P1P2Q/PP3P1P/3R1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Be5 ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Nabil Nasser vs S Mbaye, Dubai, 1986
r2qkbnr/ppp2ppp/2np4/4N3/2B1P3/2N4P/PPPP1PP1/R1BbK2R w KQkq - 1 0
[ Bxf7+ Ke7 Nd5# ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Markus Thole vs Geoffrey Borg, Dubai, 1986
5r1k/5pp1/2R4p/8/1p1r1Q2/1P4RP/5PPK/3q4 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh6+ ]

e)
Black mates in 2.
Shernaz Kennedy vs Jutta Borek, Dubai, 1986
5r1k/1pQ2Bp1/p2p3p/P2P4/1q6/8/6PP/1rR4K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe1+ ]

1d)
mate in 2
Markus Thole vs Geoffrey Borg

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 2.
S Montsho vs Blas Pingas, Dubai, 1986
2r3k1/5ppp/p4n2/4N3/P2p1P2/b2K4/2r3PP/3R3R b - - 0 1
[ ...R8c3+ ]

b)
Black mates in 2.
Tanin Nainapalert vs Lawrence Day, Dubai, 1986
2Q2b1k/5r1p/2p3p1/p2p3P/Pp1P4/4P3/1PKB2R1/5q2 b - - 0 1
[ ...b3+ Kxb3 Qc4# ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Jorge Berrocal vs Rahim Abdul, Dubai, 1986
5qr1/3kbQ2/2rp1P2/3Np1p1/ppN1P3/3P4/PP5P/1KR5 w - - 1 0
[ Ncb6+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Gildardo Garcia vs M Njie, Dubai, 1986
r1b5/1q1kBQ2/p2Pp3/1pPp3p/1P4rP/P4R2/5PP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxe6+ Kc6 d7+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
I Konate vs J Callychurn, Dubai, 1986
2q1rk2/pb1R3p/1p3p2/2p3pN/2P1P3/1P3PP1/P2Q3P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qd6+ Kg8 Nxf6+ ]

2e)
mate in 3
I Konate vs J Callychurn

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Chee-Meng-Jimmy Liew vs Georges Renaud, Dubai, 1986
5R2/3kbR1p/3p2r1/1p1Pp3/1B6/3P4/1PP3PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ba5 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
G Madikwe vs M Nawa, Dubai, 1986
3rnrk1/p1q3bp/1p1pbp2/2pPpPP1/2P1P1p1/1PN1B3/P6Q/3RK2R w K - 1 0
[ Qxh7+ Kf7 dxe6+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
M Radi vs Georges Renaud, Dubai, 1986
2r5/3b2k1/3p1N2/2pPnPP1/1p2P3/4B1K1/1P6/7R w - - 1 0
[ Rh7+ Kf8 g6 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Egio Righi vs G Madikwe, Dubai, 1986
r6k/pp1R1rnp/2p1b1pQ/4p3/P3N3/8/1qP1BPPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6 if Nf5 Qxh7+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Muneer Tawbeh vs Ibrahim Martinez, Dubai, 1986
1k1rr3/p4pp1/B7/2n3qp/8/5Q1P/P4PP1/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rab1+ if Kc7 Rb7+ ]

3b)
mate in 3
G Madikwe vs M Nawa

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. iv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Edson Kenji Tsuboi vs J Schammo, Dubai, 1986
2k2r2/1pp2prp/pnN4q/3P2p1/8/7P/PPP1Q3/2KRR3 w - - 1 0
[ Qe8+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Markus Thole vs Christine Jensen, Dubai, 1986
4r1k1/Q2R4/6pp/5p2/3R4/2q2P1P/4r1P1/7K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe1+ Kh2 Rxg2+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
H Algazal vs Alan Ludgate, Dubai, 1986
6k1/1QR3b1/1p1p2rp/4pr2/8/5qP1/PP3P2/2R1B1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg3+ if fxg3 Qf1+ ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
A Ankrah vs Michael Craggs, Dubai, 1986
5k2/7p/p4p2/4bP2/3pP3/3P1Q2/q1r5/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qg8+ ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Franz Hoelzl vs Gyula Sax, Dubai, 1986
5rk1/6bp/R2N2p1/7r/2P3K1/3Q2P1/P4q1P/7R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rf4+ gxf4 Rh4+ ]

4b)
mate in 3
Markus Thole vs Christine Jensen

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. v.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 3.
Andrea Magalotti vs Assem Afifi, Dubai, 1986
1Qb3r1/1p2bp1k/3p3r/1Pn1N3/P3PpPq/2P4P/2N3BK/3R2R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qg3+ Kh1 Rxh3+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Shane Matthews vs Jun Xu, Dubai, 1986
6k1/1b3p2/4p1p1/p6p/1pPb1P2/1P6/P3q1PP/1BN3QK b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxg2+ Qxg2 Qd1+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
O Mohammed vs Plinio Pazos Gambarrotti, Dubai, 1986
6k1/3q1p1p/p4Qp1/1p1P2P1/4r2P/5B2/PPr5/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qa7+ ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Bernardo Moran Nuque vs Suat Atalik, Dubai, 1986
3r2k1/p4pb1/7p/1p2P1p1/4R3/P5B1/Q4PPP/2r1nK2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf3+ Ke2 Ng1+ ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
M Njie vs Khalid Al-Awadhi, Dubai, 1986
4r2k/p1p1r1p1/6qp/1p6/8/1PQ2pPR/P1n2P1P/3R1K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qd3+ ]

5d)
mate in 3
Bernardo Moran Nuque vs Suat Atalik

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. vi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 3.
V Paupoo vs O Tonsingh, Dubai, 1986
8/ppp5/3p3k/1P1q1R1p/7r/3PP1K1/P4Q2/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qg8+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Gyula Sax vs John Fedorowicz, Dubai, 1986
R5rk/6qp/8/3Q1p2/4p3/2PP4/3r2PP/6RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxg2+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
M Z Ali vs Jouni Yrjola, Dubai, 1986
6k1/1p2Q1b1/p4Rp1/6p1/q1p1N3/3n3P/6P1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rf8+ Kh7 Nf6+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
N Bounena vs Julio Becerra Rivero, Dubai, 1986
5b1k/1pprr3/p1p2pRp/4pP1Q/6PR/P2P1q1P/1PP2P2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh6+ if Bxh6 Qxh6+ or if Kg8 Qg6+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Daniel Campora vs Turhan Yilmaz, Dubai, 1986
br1qr1k1/b1pnnp2/p2p2p1/P4PB1/3NP2Q/2P3N1/B5PP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf7+ if Kg7 Qh6+ Kxf7 Qh7+ ]

6c)
mate in 4
M Z Ali vs Jouni Yrjola

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. vii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Jorge Freyre vs Sameer Sursock, Dubai, 1986
5Q2/p3p2p/1pq1n1p1/P2pP2k/1P1P4/8/6PP/5BK1 w - - 1 0
[ Be2+ Kg5 h4+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Vlastimil Jansa vs Jose Dominguez, Dubai, 1986
8/5Q2/1p5k/2b1p1p1/P3P3/2P1BP1P/1P2n1PK/3q4 w - - 1 0
[ Bxg5+ Kxg5 Qg7+ Kh5 g4+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Bachar Kouatly vs Jorge Gonzalez, Dubai, 1986
1r2r3/1pqnpR2/p5nk/2pPp1bB/P1P1N3/3Q2PP/1PR5/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rh7+ Kxh7 Nxg5+ Kg8 Qxg6+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Jesus Nogueiras vs Stefan Kindermann, Dubai, 1986
6k1/5rp1/pq1p4/3P2RQ/2p1p3/2B5/P1B5/4K3 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ Rxg7 Qe8+ if Kh7 Qxe4+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Adnan Sendur vs Daniel Larouche, Dubai, 1986
6k1/5pp1/pr3bp1/1n6/2Q5/1P4P1/q4P1P/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qc8+ Kh7 Qh3+ ]

7b)
mate in 4
Vlastimil Jansa vs Jose Dominguez

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. viii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Edward Ssentongo vs Christine Jensen, Dubai, 1986
r7/pp2rp1p/4q1p1/5k2/1P1RpP2/P7/1Q4PP/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ g4+ Kxg4 Qg2+ ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
S Bernschutz vs Jorge Gonzalez, Dubai, 1986
5r1k/p2pNpbp/b2P2p1/1r4Bn/1P6/2P2Q2/q4PPP/2KR2NR b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxb4 ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Romelio Chavez vs Daniel Smith, Dubai, 1986
2r3k1/p2b1pbp/3n2p1/q2P2P1/3pPQ2/2pB2NP/1rP5/1NK2R1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxb1+ Kxb1 Rb8+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
John Miles Cochrane vs Hooke, Dubai, 1986
6k1/1p6/4p1pp/1b1pP3/p2Pq1P1/6RK/7P/2Q1b3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bf1+ Kh4 Bxg3+ ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Rubens Filguth vs Murray Chandler, Dubai, 1986
4r1k1/pp5p/2p3p1/2PPr3/1P4p1/PQ1P1p1q/1B3P1P/6RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Qg2+ if Rxg2 Re1+ Rg1 Rxg1+ ]

8e)
mate in 4
Rubens Filguth vs Murray Chandler

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. ix.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 4.
T Fulton vs Fouad El Taher, Dubai, 1986
b3r1k1/2p2ppp/5b2/3q1P2/5B2/3B2P1/1P3Q1P/3R1K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh1+ Qg1 Qf3+ Qf2 Qxd1+ ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
P Lay vs Hansjuerg Kaenel, Dubai, 1986
7k/pp6/4N1pp/2P1bp2/PP6/2nrp2P/6P1/2R2K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...e2+ if Kg1 Bg3 or if Kf2 Bg3+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
S Mbaye vs Harinlal Aturupane, Dubai, 1986
8/p1p1bk1p/4p1p1/1Q2Pp2/1P2p1P1/2P1q3/P2rN2P/4KR2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bh4+ Rf2 Bxf2+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
N Qasem vs Patrick Carton, Dubai, 1986
3r4/7k/p2p3p/2pR3P/2P1pr2/1P6/P1N2PKn/1R6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg8+ if Kh3 Nf3 ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Jozsef Pinter vs Karel Mokry, Dubai, 1986
r1b4k/ppn3pp/8/3p4/P2PP2q/1Q2BPn1/NP3N2/2R2RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne2+ Kg2 Bh3+ if Nxh3 Qg3+ ]

9a)
mate in 4
T Fulton vs Fouad El Taher

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. x.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 4.
Jouni Yrjola vs Chee-Meng-Jimmy Liew, Dubai, 1986
4r1k1/1p3ppp/2np4/p1b2q2/2P5/PPB1r1P1/5RBP/1N1Q1K1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxf2+ Kxf2 Rd3+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Geert Van Der Ploeg vs J Tee, Dubai, 1986
5k2/6b1/5pP1/p2Pp3/1pP5/7Q/q1P5/2K4R w - - 1 0
[ Qc8+ Ke7 d6+ Kxd6 Rd1+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Paul Lamford vs Franz Hoelzl, Dubai, 1986
8/p3r3/1q1p2pk/np1B1p1p/2pP1P1Q/P1P3P1/1P5P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qg5+ Kh7 Qxe7+ Kh6 Qf8+ ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Ljubomir Ljubojevic vs Vasilios Kotronias, Dubai, 1986
1r4kr/2q2p2/3p1Qp1/1n1P4/5R1P/1P6/1PP1BP2/1K4R1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6+ fxg6 Qxg6+ Qg7 Qe6+ Kh7 Bd3+ ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Nigel Short vs Lubomir Kavalek, Dubai, 1986
5k2/q2b1p1r/4p2P/2NpP1Q1/p2P2P1/8/KP6/2R5 w - - 1 0
[ Nxe6+ if Bxe6 Qd8# or if fxe6 Rf1+ Rf7 h7 ]

10a)
mate in 4
Jouni Yrjola vs Chee-Meng-Jimmy Liew

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 5.
Rene Grimaldi vs Hubert Mossong, Dubai, 1986
r6k/ppq1P1rp/2bN1Qp1/8/3pP3/1nPP4/1P4BP/1R5K w - - 1 0
[ Nf7+ Kg8 Nh6+ Kh8 Qf8+ ]

b)
White mates in 6.
F Asman vs V Cox, Dubai, 1986
2b1r1k1/1nQ1P1pp/p4b2/7P/8/8/PpP5/1K4R1 w - - 1 0
[ Qc4+ if Kh8 Qf7 ]

c)
Black mates in 6.
J Lamothe vs N E Zalm, Dubai, 1986
r1bqk2r/1p3p2/p1n1p3/3pP1b1/P2P2P1/2PBNQp1/6P1/R1B1NRK1 b kq - 0 1
[ ...Bxe3+ Rf2 Rh1+ Kxh1 Qh4+ ]

d)
A Adam vs Aldo Haik, Dubai, 1986
r2q1rk1/pp4bp/2ppn3/4p3/2P2p2/3P2PP/PP1BQPB1/1R3RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...f3 if Bxf3 Nd4 ]

e)
R Abuchamala vs L Walters, Dubai, 1986
r2q1rk1/3nbppp/p3pn2/2p3B1/Q1B5/2N1PP2/PP3P1P/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf6 ]

11c)
mate in 6
J Lamothe vs N E Zalm

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Mohamed Amer vs S Al Bukhari, Dubai, 1986
rn4k1/pp2B2p/2p3q1/3pP3/5r2/1B5b/PPP2R1P/R2Q3K w - - 1 0
[ Bxd5+ cxd5 Qxd5+ Be6 Qd8+ ]

b)
H Ardiansyah vs Willy Zabasajja, Dubai, 1986
3q2k1/2R2p1p/3n2p1/p2P4/r7/2Q3PP/5PBK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qc6 if Rc4 Rd7 ]

c)
Xenophon Beharry vs Jorge Berrocal, Dubai, 1986
8/8/1P2R3/p3pr2/1k6/6K1/7P/8 w - - 1 0
[ b7 if Rf8 Rb6+ ]

d)
Harrynarain Bhowany vs S Bernschutz, Dubai, 1986
rnbqk2r/p1p2pp1/1p1ppn1p/8/1bPP3B/2N2N2/PP2PPPP/R2QKB1R w KQkq - 1 0
[ Qa4+ ]

e)
Slim Bouaziz vs Jorge Freyre, Dubai, 1986
R7/1p3k1p/3p1P2/8/1P1pN1P1/1q1Bb3/6KP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Bc4+ if Qxc4 Nxd6+ ]

12e)
Slim Bouaziz vs Jorge Freyre

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xiii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Larry Christiansen vs Roberto Cifuentes Parada , Dubai, 1986
q2r3k/1r3pb1/2R1p2p/p4p2/2QN4/1P2P1P1/5P1P/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ra6 if Ra7 Rxa7 Qxa7 Nc6 ]

b)
Maxim Dlugy vs Alfonso Romero Holmes, Dubai, 1986
4kr2/6Q1/5p2/1p6/4n2P/8/B4qP1/1R5K w - - 1 0
[ Qg6+ Kd8 Qxe4 if Qxa2 Rd1+ Kc8 Qc6+ mates ]

c)
Lubomir Ftacnik vs William Charpentier, Dubai, 1986
b1r2rk1/2R4p/3n2p1/1N3p2/2p2P2/5B2/1P4PP/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rxc8 ]

d)
Javier Gutierrez Martinez vs Christine Jensen, Dubai, 1986
rn3r2/pp3pkp/3p1qp1/4p3/4P3/2N2Q2/PPP2PPP/R3K2R w KQ - 1 0
[ Qxf6+ Kxf6 Nd5+ Kg7 Nc7 ]

e)
C Hadjiyiannis vs Anthony Ibrahim, Dubai, 1986
r5k1/1N4b1/7p/2pPp2B/1nn4B/5R2/5P1P/5K2 w - - 1 0
[ d6 if Nd2+ Kg2 Nxf3 Bxf3 Nd3 d7 ]

13d)
Javier Gutierrez Martinez vs Christine Jensen

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xiv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
J A Haidrah vs J Tee, Dubai, 1986
2r1r1k1/4p1bp/p1q1pnp1/1p4N1/3B4/P4R1P/1PP1Q1P1/3R3K w - - 1 0
[ Rc3 if Qa8 Qxe6+ mates ]

b)
A G Hermiz vs Gorgui Gueye, Dubai, 1986
5bk1/1p2rp1p/p5p1/P2RP1Q1/2r1q3/6P1/5P1P/B4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8 if Rcc7 Qh6 ]

c)
Joerg Hickl vs Istvan Csom, Dubai, 1986
2r3k1/p1r2pnp/bp2p1p1/q2pP3/3P1P1b/PP1BQ2P/4N1P1/2BR1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bd2 if Qxa3 Ra1 ]

d)
A Jallow vs A N Kura, Dubai, 1986
4r1k1/1p3qbp/pn1p1np1/2pP2B1/P1P1BPN1/1P5P/2Q4K/1R6 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf6 if Bxf6 Nh6+ ]

e)
Garry Kasparov vs Stefano Tatai, Dubai, 1986
5k2/pp1b4/3N1pp1/3P4/2p5/q1P1QP2/5KP1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qh6+ Ke7 Qg7+ Kxd6 Qf8+ ]

14c)
Joerg Hickl vs Istvan Csom

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Criston Kausu vs V Nurse, Dubai, 1986
2r3k1/q4ppp/1p3r2/p3p3/2PpP3/BP1P3P/P3Q1P1/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rxf6 gxf6 Qg4+ Kh8 Kg6 Bf8+ ]

b)
T Kohari vs Volker Wolf, Dubai, 1986
r4q1k/3nbrp1/p2p3p/2pPp1B1/1pP3R1/1P3N1P/1PQ2PP1/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nh4 if Kg8 Ng6 ]

c)
Ibrahim Martinez vs Theophilus Caiafas, Dubai, 1986
1r4k1/3R1pp1/b3p2p/p5q1/4B3/6P1/PP3P1P/3Q2K1 w - - 1 0
[ h4 if Qf6 Qd6 or if Qe5 Rd8+ mates ]

d)
Ramon Mateo vs Plinio Pazos Gambarrotti, Dubai, 1986
2b2rk1/1p3p1p/p2p2p1/4b3/5Q2/qBn2P1P/2P2BP1/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe5 dxe5 Qxe5 if Nd1 Bd4 mates or if Nb5 Be3 ]

e)
Mark Orr vs R Abuchamala, Dubai, 1986
rnb1k2r/pp3ppp/4pn2/q1b5/3QP3/2N2N2/PP1B1PPP/R3KB1R w KQkq - 1 0
[ Bb5+ Qxb5 Nxb5 Bxd4 Nc7+ ]

15a)
Criston Kausu vs V Nurse

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xvi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
E Ortiz vs Minoru Kanbegawa, Dubai, 1986
3r2k1/p5pp/1p3p2/3q1n2/4R3/1Q5P/PB3PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ ]

b)
Francesc Rechi Perez vs Enrico Grassi, Dubai, 1986
rnbqkbnr/pp2pp1p/6p1/4p3/2B5/2N5/PP3PPP/R1BQK1NR w KQkq -1 0
[ Bxf7+ ]

c)
Francesc Rechi Perez vs P Ndure, Dubai, 1986
r1bqk2r/pppp1ppp/8/1B2p3/3bn3/8/PPPPNPPP/R1BQ1RK1 w kq - 1 0
[ Nxd4 if exd4 Re1 or if Nd6 Qe2 ]

d)
Ortvin Sarapu vs Harinlal Aturupane, Dubai, 1986
2r2rk1/1p3ppp/p3b3/3pR3/2qB4/4Q3/P4PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rg5 if g6 Qe5 ]

e)
Ortvin Sarapu vs Alejandro Hoffman, Dubai, 1986
2k5/4q2p/2prPp2/p2p4/1p3QPP/1P6/P1P1R3/1K6 w - - 1 0
[ Qxd6 ]

16d)
Ortvin Sarapu vs Harinlal Aturupane

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xvii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Jonathan Speelman vs Dan Barbulescu, Dubai, 1986
3rkn2/pp3r2/8/4Pp1Q/2q5/2P3R1/P4PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ e6 Nxe6 Rg8+ Ke7 Rxd8 ]

b)
S Sugaya vs N E Zalm, Dubai, 1986
3qr1k1/4b1rp/4R1bQ/pp3pN1/2p5/2P1R2P/PPB3P1/7K w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6 hxg6 Ne6 if Rh7 Qxg6+ ]

c)
Markus Thole vs M Louly, Dubai, 1986
3rk2r/6p1/p4n1p/1p1NB3/6P1/1P5P/P1PR4/6K1 w k - 1 0
[ Nxf6+ gxf6 Rxd8+ if Kxd8 Bxf6+ ]

d)
Aly Yasseen vs Joao Sequeira, Dubai, 1986
r7/4b1pp/5k2/r2pN3/P1p5/2R3P1/R1P3KP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Nc6 R5a6 Rf3+ Ke6 Re3+ ]

e)
G S Abdu vs J Rush, Dubai, 1986
r3qnk1/pb1r2p1/1b2p2p/2ppPp1Q/5P2/2P2N2/PPB3PP/3R1RBK w - - 1 0
[ Qxe8 Rxe8 Ba4 ]

17c)
Markus Thole vs M Louly

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xviii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
S Potter vs M Simonini, Dubai, 1986
r1bqr1k1/pp3pbp/2p3p1/4p3/N3P1n1/3BBP2/PPP3PP/R2QR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxe3 Rxe3 Qd4 ]

b)
Muhamed Arbouche vs Aziz Madani Benhadi, Dubai, 1986
1k1q2r1/1p1b1p2/1P2p3/4Pp2/2NN2rb/2P5/3Q1B1K/R5R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bg3+ if Rxg3 Qh4+ ]

c)
D Bwanika vs Marko Andrade, Dubai, 1986
rnb2rk1/pp1p2pp/4p3/q1p3B1/1bPPp3/1QN1P3/PP1N1PPP/R3K2R b KQ - 0 1
[ ...cxd4 exd4 Bxc3 Qxc3 Qxg5 ]

d)
Clement Chomu Miheso vs R Abuchamala, Dubai, 1986
r1bqkb1r/pppn1ppp/5n2/3N2B1/3P4/8/PP2PPPP/R2QKBNR b KQkq - 0 1
[ ...Nxd5 Bxd8 Bb4+ Qd2 Bxd2+ Kxd2 Kxd8 ]

e)
Aldo Haik vs Dragoljub Velimirovic, Dubai, 1986
3r1r1k/p4p1p/q2pp1p1/2p5/2N1PP2/1PR3P1/P3Q1NP/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...d5 ]

18d)
Clement Chomu Miheso vs R Abuchamala

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xix.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
A G Hermiz vs Antonio Fernandes, Dubai, 1986
1k1r4/1bq4p/p4pp1/4p3/1p4PP/2P2N2/P4PB1/1K1RQ3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd1+ if Qxd1 Be4+ ]

b)
Alberto Juarez vs Stefano Tatai, Dubai, 1986
2b2r2/1pq1bpkp/3pp1p1/p1r5/P2RP1N1/1B2Q3/1PP2PPP/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...h5 if Qh6+ Kg8 Ne3 Bg5 ]

c)
Hansjuerg Kaenel vs Alfredo Roca, Dubai, 1986
5r1k/4R2p/p2p1p2/3P2P1/2q5/5QP1/r6P/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc2 ]

d)
Ralf Lau vs Gildardo Garcia, Dubai, 1986
r3r1k1/5pp1/ppR4p/3q4/3Pn3/P2QB2P/5PP1/2R3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nc5 ]

e)
B Mabile vs F Conejares, Dubai, 1986
2r2rk1/1pqbppbp/p1np1np1/8/2BNP3/P1N1B2P/1PP1QPP1/1R1R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxd4 if Rxd4 e5 or if Bxd4 Qxc4 ]

19b)
Alberto Juarez vs Stefano Tatai

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xx.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Mirabeau Maga vs Matthias Ruefenacht, Dubai, 1986
6k1/p5p1/3p2q1/2p2r2/2Pp3Q/1P1NbPrP/P3R1PK/5R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rfg5 if Ne1 d3 Rb2 d2 ]

b)
Andrea Magalotti vs B T Rimawi, Dubai, 1986
2kr3r/ppp2ppp/6q1/3nPb2/1b1P3N/4p1P1/PPP1K1BP/R2Q1RB1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qa6+ Kf3 e2 ]

c)
M Mansoor vs Daniel Smith, Dubai, 1986
r1bqr1k1/p1p1npbp/1p1p1np1/3Pp3/2P5/PPNBPN1P/2Q2PP1/R1B1K2R b KQ - 0 1
[ ...e4 if Nxe4 Nxe4 ]

d)
Andrew Martin vs Artur Jussupow, Dubai, 1986
r3qrk1/p1p3pn/2ppN1bp/4p3/6Q1/2PP3P/P1PB1PP1/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...h5 if Nxc7 hxg4 ]

e)
Xavier Mateu Palau vs Sameer Sursock, Dubai, 1986
8/3q1pbk/p1nPp1pp/1pQ5/1B2B1P1/1P5P/P5P1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd4+ ]

20c)
M Mansoor vs Daniel Smith

1986 Chess Olympiad in Dubai puzzles, pt. xxi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Predrag Nikolic vs Kiril Georgiev, Dubai, 1986
2r4k/pp3p1p/2b1p3/4P3/5P2/P4r1P/BP1nN3/2RRK3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rf1+ Kxd2 Rd8+ if Kc2 Be4+ ]

b)
Predrag Nikolic vs Miguel Illescas Cordoba, Dubai, 1986
r7/6rk/p4p1p/1p1R2n1/4qN2/4P3/R4PPP/3Q2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nh3+ Kf1 Nxf4 exf4 Qxg2+ Ke1 Re7+ Kd2 Qxd5+ ]

c)
Yrjo Rantanen vs Ralf Lau, Dubai, 1986
2r3k1/p2n1p1p/1q2p1p1/2b1P3/B3Q3/P7/5PPP/2B2RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxf2+ if Kh1 Qa6 Rd1 Nc5 ]

d)
Peter Roth vs Detlef Heinbuch, Dubai, 1986
5k2/4rpp1/3p4/1Rrn3p/5P2/5KP1/P2RB2P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Re3+ Kf2 Rxe2+ ]

e)
Adolffo Saavedra vs Willy Kalunga, Dubai, 1986
1rr1n1k1/3nppbp/3p2p1/Bp1P4/4P3/NP3P2/6PP/2RR1B1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxc1 Rxc1 Bb2 ]

f)
L Walters vs Biser Georgiev, Dubai, 1986
3r2k1/p2nqppp/1p2p3/3pN3/Pn1P4/1P2P1P1/5P1P/2Q1RNK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxe5 dxe5 Nd3 ]

g)
R Abuchamala vs Norbert Stull, Dubai, 1986
4r1k1/p1p1r3/1p1p2qp/3P1Pp1/2P2P1P/5QPK/P3R3/4R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...g4+ Qxg4 Qxg4+ Kxg4 Rxe2 ]

21c)
Yrjo Rantanen vs Ralf Lau


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