See 2, 3 or 4 moves ahead

Here are some chess puzzles from the 1992 Manila Olympiad. 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 2.
Cesar Mariano vs Nava Starr, Manila, 1992
6k1/6pp/p7/1p1q2P1/2p2b2/2P5/P3Qn2/4R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nh3+ ]

b)
Black mates in 2.
Zili Wang vs Aleksander Sznapik, Manila, 1992
7k/5p1p/p2qp2r/P2b1pQ1/1p1R2n1/6P1/1PP4P/R5K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxg3+ ]

c)
Black mates in 2.
Ali Ipek vs Edson Kenji Tsuboi, Manila, 1992
8/pQ3pbk/4p2p/4n1pP/4P1P1/5q2/P3NB2/3R1K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh3+ ]

d)
Black mates in 2.
Harsha Aturupane vs Benjamin Martin, Manila, 1992
5rk1/pp1b3p/6PQ/2q5/3p2P1/P2B2b1/1p2K3/1R5R b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxg4+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Alison Coull vs Anita Licina, Manila, 1992
r1b1k2r/p1Qn2p1/5p1p/p1B1Nq2/B7/8/1P3PPP/3R2K1 w kq - 1 0
[ Rxd7 if Bxd7 Bxd7+ ]

1e)
mate in 3
Alison Coull vs Anita Licina

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Audrey Wong vs Nilufer Ipek, Manila, 1992
3r3k/ppp2q1n/5p2/7R/4P2Q/2PP3P/PP6/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Edhi Handoko vs Viroj Rojprapayont, Manila, 1992
2R2nk1/5r1p/p3QPpP/8/8/P5B1/5PPK/3q4 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf8+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Alonso Zapata vs Lubomir Ftacnik, Manila, 1992
7k/1b2rR1p/p2Q1Nn1/1q1P2P1/8/8/PP4BK/5r2 w - - 1 0
[ Qd8+ Qe8 Qxe8+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Oscar Castro vs Jan Hansen, Manila, 1992
5r1b/1q2Np2/pp1r1P1k/2p2Q1P/7p/2P2R2/1P6/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Rg6+ if Kh7 Rg7+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
T Mifsud vs M Jobe, Manila, 1992
1k1br1r1/p1pR3p/1p2Np2/5P2/1q4P1/5QB1/PPP4P/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd8+ Rxd8 Bxc7+ ]

2e)
mate in 3
T Mifsud vs M Jobe

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
A N Kura vs H Strating, Manila, 1992
6k1/4r2p/3p2nB/8/1p6/6PP/1Q1R2BK/4q3 w - - 1 0
[ Bd5+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Hubert Mossong vs Veraphol Sunthornpongsathorn, Manila, 1992
4qrk1/p1r5/2pbp1P1/2p4Q/3p3P/P2P4/1P1B2R1/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rf7 if Rfxf7 gxf7+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Dana Nutu-Gajic vs vs Anda Safranska, Manila, 1992
r3qr2/1R1b2k1/2pp3p/p2Pb2R/2P2pP1/3Q1P2/P1B5/7K w - - 1 0
[ Qh7+ Kf6 Rf5+ ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Diana Adams vs Amelia Hernandez, Manila, 1992
5rk1/ppp3b1/3p2pp/7r/2PpP1qP/PP1Q1nP1/5PB1/1R3R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh4+ ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Miguel Alfonso Fernandez vs Edith Otene, Manila, 1992
2r1r1k1/1b3pbp/pp2pqp1/8/3Nn3/2PRP3/PBQ1BPPP/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxf2+ Kh1 Ng3+ ]

3e)
mate in 3
Miguel Alfonso Fernandez vs Edith Otene

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. iv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 3.
Ali Ghuloum vs Deborah Cooper, Manila, 1992
8/2p3kp/3q2p1/1Qp1pp2/8/1P2KNP1/P1b2P1P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...f4+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Abdelkarim Zair vs Marc Santo-Roman, Manila, 1992
4rbk1/pp5p/5Qp1/4np2/1P1BbP2/q3R1P1/P1r4P/R4BK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxe3+ Bxe3 Nf3+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Mansour Assaf vs Ek Teong Ng, Manila, 1992
8/RR2b1kp/6p1/8/3pqPK1/6P1/7P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe2+ Kh3 Qf1+ Kg4 h5# ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Fred Berend vs Alexandre Nascimento, Manila, 1992
1r4k1/p1q2p2/7p/5QpP/P1n5/2b5/K1B1RPP1/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rb2+ Ka1 Rxc2+ ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
M Mokhtar vs Ruben Gallego, Manila, 1992
8/1b1k2rr/8/8/p3qP2/P1Qp4/1P1R1RPP/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg2+ if Kf1 Rg1+ or if Rxg2 Qe1# ]

4d)
mate in 3
Fred Berend vs Alexandre Nascimento

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. v.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Afroza Khanam vs Renata Kosc, Manila, 1992
4b2k/ppq4p/2nn1r1Q/2pB1p2/2Pb1P1N/PP4P1/6KP/4RN2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe8+ Nxe8 Ng6+ Rxg6 Qf8+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Nyamaa Tungalag vs Vineetha Wiesuriya, Manila, 1992
1r1q2r1/1b3k2/p1nPR2Q/5pp1/1P1N3p/2P5/5PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxc6 Bxc6 Re7+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Mejdi Kaabi vs O Tonsingh, Manila, 1992
1r4k1/2R5/3p3R/3n1r2/2BPN1p1/8/PP6/2K5 w - - 1 0
[ Bxd5+ if Rf7 Rxf7 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Franz Schuh vs Kenneth Odeh, Manila, 1992
6k1/1b1N2p1/4prPp/rp6/3q2Q1/1B6/PpP2b2/1K4RR w - - 1 0
[ Bxe6+ if Kh8 Rxh6+ or if Rxe6 Qxe6+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Moatlhodi Kgosimure vs Viana De Asis Dirceu, Manila, 1992
3r1r2/2qn1p1k/p3p2p/1p5N/P1pP4/2Pb1Q2/1P1B2PP/3BR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe3 ]

5a)
mate in 4
Afroza Khanam vs Renata Kosc

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. vi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Gustavo Zelaya vs D Feger, Manila, 1992
k1q2b1r/1Np2ppp/n1Np4/2nP4/4rB2/Q7/P1P3PP/1R3RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxc5 if dxc5 Qxa6+ or if Be7 Rb8+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Nabil Doghri vs Abdelkarim Zair, Manila, 1992
rnbrR3/2q2kbp/p2p1p2/1p1P2B1/8/1B4Q1/PPP2PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bh6 if Bg4 Qxg4 Bf8 Rxf8+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
M El Khateeb vs A N Kura, Manila, 1992
4R3/1p1r1p1p/p1n2b1k/3p4/P4P2/8/1P3N1P/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Re3 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Egio Righi vs John Warlick, Manila, 1992
8/2p2kpq/p1p3r1/1p1P1n2/2P1RP1p/1P4P1/P3Q2P/4R2K w - - 1 0
[ Re7+ if Kf8 Rf7+ Kxf7 Qe8+ ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Maria Bedolla Luz vs Luisana Mujica, Manila, 1992
r5k1/2q3b1/p5Pp/4p3/1P2bpQP/4r2N/Pp1KN2R/3R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc3+ Nxc3 Rd8+ ]

6d)
mate in 4
Egio Righi vs John Warlick

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. vii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 4.
Afroza Khanam vs S Maljovich, Manila, 1992
6k1/ppp2p1p/6p1/2q5/3bPP2/2P3P1/P2rB2P/2Q1RK2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bg1 if Kg2 Qf2+ ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
S Maljovich vs Pavlina Chilingirova, Manila, 1992
1r3k1b/p6P/6P1/3Q4/8/2p1qP2/PP6/1K5R b - - 0 1
[ ...c2+ if Kxc2 Rxb2+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Farag Amrou Mohamed vs Joan Yip, Manila, 1992
r5k1/ppp2ppp/2nbrn2/2Pp4/3P4/1P4Pq/PB1NNP2/R2QR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng4 if Nf3 Rh6 or if Ne4 Rxe4 ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Jun Xie vs Julia Demina, Manila, 1992
5r2/4b1k1/p2p4/P1P1p3/6p1/BP6/4R1PK/3RNr2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh8+ Kg3 Bh4+ Kxg4 Rf4+ ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Lawrence Day vs Anh Dung Nguyen, Manila, 1992
6k1/1p3p2/6p1/3P1n2/pRP1r3/8/P1N2RKP/3r4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nh4+ Kh3 Rd3+ ]

7d)
mate in 4
Jun Xie vs Julia Demina

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. viii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 4.
Peter Wilson vs Domingo Merino Mejuto, Manila, 1992
6k1/6pp/3bpn2/3p1p2/2pP1P1Q/1pP1P2R/1P2BKP1/q1r5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne4+ Kf3 Rf1+ ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
5r1k/6pp/8/2p5/P3p3/1P1q2PQ/3r2RP/R6K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rf1+ Rxf1 Qxf1+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Zoltan Ribli vs Jon Arnason, Manila, 1992
4brk1/q4rbn/p2p4/1ppP1NQ1/6P1/P3P2P/1P3R2/1B3RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxg7+ Rxg7 Nh6+ Kh8 Rxf8+ Nxf8 Rxf8+ ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Hoon-Cheng Lim vs Iolo Jones, Manila, 1992
7b/2p2p2/2k1b2p/2Pp2p1/1B6/1PP5/2rq2PP/2N1RQ1K w - - 1 0
[ Qa6+ Kd7 c6+ Kd8 Qa8+ Bc8 Re8+ ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Kevin Spraggett vs A Mansoor, Manila, 1992
r1r2k2/pp4b1/4R1Q1/3p4/3q1B2/P2B4/1P3PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bd6+ Kg8 Qh7+ Kf7 Re7+ ]

8c)
mate in 5
Zoltan Ribli vs Jon Arnason

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. ix.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 5.
Lyndon Bouah vs Sau Ming Chau, Manila, 1992
1r3kr1/3qp3/3p1bB1/1P1P3Q/p1p5/P1N1P3/3B4/1R3RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh6+ Rg7 Qh8+ Rg8 Rxf6+ exf6 Qxf6+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Sergio Gonzalez vs Claude Landenbergue, Manila, 1992
2r1rBk1/p2b3p/4p1p1/1p6/4p1N1/6Q1/P1q1BPPP/K2R4 w - - 1 0
[ Nh6+ Kxf8 Qf4+ Kg7 Rxd7+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Laxman Wijesurija vs John Hutcheson, Manila, 1992
3Q4/5pkp/6p1/5P2/8/4P3/2BK2R1/r6q w - - 1 0
[ f6+ Kh6 Qf8+ Kh5 Qc5+ ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Vladislav Nevednichy vs S Tausif, Manila, 1992
1r1qrn1k/5pp1/2b1pN1p/3pP1PQ/p1pP1B2/PnP1RPP1/7R/5BK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxf7 if Nh7 Rxh6 ]

e)
Black mates in 5.
Carin Craig vs G Putra, Manila, 1992
1br2r2/pb5k/1p4pp/8/P3q3/1NP1N1p1/1P3nRP/R3Q1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxg2+ Nxg2 gxh2+ Kf1 Ba6+ ]

9e)
mate in 5
Carin Craig vs G Putra

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. x.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 5.
Kurt Mundle vs S Chakurira, Manila, 1992
r1b1qb1k/p1Q4p/1p1p3r/3Pp1p1/1P2P3/5Pp1/P3B1PP/2R2RBK b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh2+ Bxh2 Qh5 ]

b)
Black mates in 5.
Eduardas Rozentalis vs Alexei Shirov, Manila, 1992
8/4N1pk/1Q1P3p/4pp2/4n3/5KP1/q6P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qd2 Nxf5 Ng5+ Kg4 Qe2+ ]

c)
Black mates in 5.
W Hook vs D Solomon, Manila, 1992
5r1k/2p3bp/p2p2p1/R7/1P3p2/4pP2/1qN3PP/3KB2R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qb1+ Ke2 Qxc2+ Kf1 e2+ ]

d)
Black mates in 5.
Florentino Garmendez vs Nabil Doghri, Manila, 1992
3r2k1/p4p2/2Q3p1/6b1/P1R5/1P4Bq/2P1KP2/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd2+ Ke1 Rd1+ if Ke2 Qf1+ Kf3 Qh1+ or if Kxd1 Qxf1# ]

e)
Black mates in 5.
P Kaufmann vs Guy Bendana, Manila, 1992
r6k/pbp3pp/1p4r1/3p3B/3Ppb2/PQ2P1q1/1P4P1/R1B2KR1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ba6+ if Be2 Qf2+ Kxf2 Bg3+ Kf1 Rf8# ]

10e)
mate in 5
P Kaufmann vs Guy Bendana

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 5.
Luisa Cuevas-Rodriguez Ma vs Almira Skripchenko, Manila, 1992
r2q1r2/pp3pkp/2p2N2/2PpQbpP/5P2/1P4P1/P5B1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne8+ Kh6 Qg7+ Kxh5 Bf3+ g4 Bxg4+ ]

b)
Black mates in 8.
Susan Lalic vs Erika Sziva, Manila, 1992
r6r/1b3k2/P2qp1p1/2p2p1n/3bNP1p/1P1B4/1BPPQ1PP/4RR1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng3+ Nxg3 hxg3 Bxd4 Rxh2+ Kg1 Qxd4+ Rf2 Rxg2+ Kf1 Rxf2+ ]

c)
Tsagaan Battsetseg vs Jutta Borek, Manila, 1992
r4rk1/pp3ppp/8/4b3/1n1N2Pq/4BQ2/PPP2R1P/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf5 if Qf6 Qe4 Bxb2 Ne7+ or if Qd8 Bc5 ]

d)
Claude Baumann vs G Putra, Manila, 1992
5rk1/1R5p/p1n3p1/8/1Pp1qNQ1/P5KP/6P1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rg7+ if Kxg7 Nh5+ ]

e)
Tanja Belamaric vs Mrunalini Kunte, Manila, 1992
n7/4k3/p1b3p1/P6p/4N3/6PP/2r3B1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nc5+ if Kf7 Bxc6 Nc7 Re5 ]

11b)
mate in 8
Susan Lalic vs Erika Sziva

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Anna-Maria Botsari vs Niina Koskela, Manila, 1992
r2r2k1/p4p1p/1p1q1Qp1/3p4/8/2Nb4/5PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ ]

b)
S Battsengel vs Maria Horvath, Manila, 1992
r1b4k/pp1n2pp/2pb3q/8/2Q1PN2/6P1/PP5P/3RNB1K w - - 1 0
[ Qf7 if Nf8 Bc4 Be6 Bxe6 or if g5 Rxd6 Qxd6 Ne6 ]

c)
Asma Houli vs Enrique De Jesus, Manila, 1992
2r1k2r/1b3pp1/p3p3/3n2bn/1p3q2/1N3P2/PPPQBB2/1NKR2R1 w k - 1 0
[ Rxg5 ]

d)
Narcisa Mihevc vs Carolyn Seet, Manila, 1992
5nk1/1nq1ppb1/3p2p1/r6p/1N1NP3/4BP2/R1PQ2PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd5 if Qd8 Nc6 ]

e)
Helene Mira vs Nyamaa Tungalag, Manila, 1992
r1bq1rk1/p2nbppp/1p2pn2/1B1p2B1/3P4/2N1PN2/PP3PPP/R2QK2R w KQ - 1 0
[ Bc6 if Rb8 Bf4 e5 dxe5 ]

12d)
Narcisa Mihevc vs Carolyn Seet

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xiii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Vesna Misanovic vs Diane Mongeau, Manila, 1992
r1bq1rk1/p3bpp1/2n1pn1p/2p5/4N3/2PB1N2/PP2QPPP/R1B2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxf6+ Bxf6 Qe4 ]

b)
H Nurul vs Mohamed Seif Hassan, Manila, 1992
r1b1k2r/ppp3pp/2np1q2/bB2p3/4P3/5N2/PPP2PPP/R1BQ1RK1 w kq - 1 0
[ Qd5 if Bd7 Bxc6 Bxc6 Qxa5 ]

c)
Anda Safranska vs G Putra, Manila, 1992
r2q2k1/pbp1pr1p/1p4p1/2n1b3/2Q5/6P1/PPPN1PBP/R1B2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxb7 Nxb7 Qe4 ]

d)
Victor Bolzoni vs Christine Jensen, Manila, 1992
r4rk1/1p1qbpp1/1p1p3p/3npN2/4P3/8/PPP2PPP/R2QK2R w KQ - 1 0
[ Qg4 if Bg5 Nxh6+ w/Qxd7 ]

e)
Andrei Istratescu vs R Wijesundara, Manila, 1992
rn2nrk1/pp1q1ppp/2p4B/7b/8/1BQ5/PPP2PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe8 Qg4 Rxf8+ Kxf8 h3 Qg6 Qb4+ Kg8 Qxb7 ]

13b)
H Nurul vs Mohamed Seif Hassan

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xiv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Hernan Salazar vs R Jackson, Manila, 1992
r2qr1k1/7p/p1p3pB/1p1pb3/8/1PP1RQ2/2P2PPP/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rae1 if Qh4 or Qd6 Qh3 ]

b)
Emir Dizdarevic vs Guy West, Manila, 1992
rn1r2k1/ppq2pbp/2p1b1p1/P3p3/2N1P3/1P1B4/2P2PPP/R1BQR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nb6 ]

c)
Mikhail Gurevich vs Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Manila, 1992
3r2k1/pp3pp1/7p/4R3/2p5/4N3/PPPrR1PP/3n1K2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd2 Rxd2 Ke1 c3 bxc3 Nxe3 Re8+ ]

d)
Franz Schuh vs Hubert Mossong, Manila, 1992
8/1p1rk3/pQn2ppp/3B4/Pq1pP3/6PP/1P3P2/2R2K2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc6 ]

e)
Pavlina Chilingirova vs Rita Dambravaite, Manila, 1992
3r2k1/p4pp1/1p1q3p/n2P4/1Q4N1/8/P1r2PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ if Kh7 Qe4+ g6 Rxd8 ]

14e)
Pavlina Chilingirova vs Rita Dambravaite

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Renato Frick vs Richard Battin, Manila, 1992
r2qr3/pbpn1pkp/2pp2pN/8/4P2b/2N3Q1/PPPB1PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf5+ ]

b)
Mahmood Lodhi vs Turhan Yilmaz, Manila, 1992
4Q3/p4qkp/2p5/3p1P2/3b4/7P/P4P1K/2B5 w - - 1 0
[ Bh6+ Kf6 Qh8+ Kxf5 Qxd4 ]

c)
Roberto Martin Del Campo vs Willy Zabasajja, Manila, 1992
6k1/p4r1p/4p1nR/2r1B1P1/5P2/P5P1/b1P2K1R/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6+ if Kf8 Bd6+ Ke8 Rg8+ ]

d)
Ortvin Sarapu vs Kayes Hasan, Manila, 1992
3qr2k/1bp2Q1p/3p2p1/p1p5/P1PbN1P1/1P6/3B2PP/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Bg5 if Qa8 Bf6+ mates ]

e)
Beat Zueger vs Alfonso Romero Holmes, Manila, 1992
4r1k1/1p3ppp/2p4q/2Q1b3/p7/P3PBP1/1P3P1P/1b1R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxe5 if Kf8 Qc5+ ]

15c)
Roberto Martin Del Campo vs Willy Zabasajja

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xvi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Stephen Mannion vs K Umar, Manila, 1992
r1r3k1/pp1nbpp1/3p3p/2pPpq2/2P1N3/3Q4/PPB1RPPP/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ if Qxf6 Qh7+ mates ]

b)
Sang Cao vs Kilian Hynes, Manila, 1992
8/5pk1/1RN1pb2/3p4/P5p1/3P4/1r3P2/5K2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxb2 Bxb2 a5 Ba3 d4 ]

c)
Maia Chiburdanidze vs Jun Xie, Manila, 1992
4n1k1/1bq2ppp/1p2p3/4P3/2n5/6P1/PQ3P1P/3R1BK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qb5 ]

d)
Zurab Sturua vs Krunoslav Hulak, Manila, 1992
2rqr1k1/p4pbp/2bP1np1/1pn1B3/2pQ4/P1N2N1P/1PB2PP1/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf6 if Bxf6 Qxc5 Bxf3 Rxe8+ Qxe8 d7 ]

e)
Nabil Khechen vs K Fufuengmongkolkij, Manila, 1992
r3k2r/pp1n1pbp/1q1Bp1p1/2pn4/3P4/2P2N2/PP3PPP/RN1QR1K1 w kq - 1 0
[ dxc5 if Qxb2 or Nxc5 Qxd5 ]

16e)
Nabil Khechen vs K Fufuengmongkolkij

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xvii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Stephen Mannion vs Zili Wang, Manila, 1992
3r2k1/pp2nppp/8/n3p3/2b1N2P/2NB1P2/PPP3P1/2KR4 w - - 1 0
[ b4 Bxd3 bxa5 f5 Nf2 e4 fxe4 fxe4 Nfxe4 ]

b)
Ali Dridi vs Roberto Navarro, Manila, 1992
2bqr1k1/p4p1p/1p2pbpB/3nN3/3P1Q2/1B6/PP3PPP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxd5 if Bxe5 dxe5 exd5 Rxc8 or if exd5 Rxc8 Bxe5 Rd8 ]

c)
Alexandre Lesiege vs Charles De Villiers, Manila, 1992
2r2rk1/pp2pp1p/n3q1p1/3n4/6b1/2P1BNP1/PQ3PBP/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ng5 ]

d)
Rune Djurhuus vs Vladislav Nevednichy, Manila, 1992
6k1/1pqn1pb1/2p4p/p2p1P2/P3N1Qp/1P6/B1P2PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ f6 Nxf6 Nxf6+ Kf8 Qxg7+ Kxg7 Ne8+ ]

e)
Gerald Hertneck vs Constantin Ionescu, Manila, 1992
6k1/1b1pq1b1/ppr4p/2n1prpP/P1N1N3/6P1/1PPR1B2/R2Q2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxc5 Rxc5 Rxd7 Qf8 Rxb7 ]

17d)

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xviii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Zigurds Lanka vs Aleksander Sznapik, Manila, 1992
rr4k1/1q3pb1/4p2p/p3p3/8/1PN2Q2/1PP3PP/1K1R3R w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ if Kh7 Qxb7 ]

b)
Lyndon Bouah vs Suat Soylu, Manila, 1992
4Qbk1/4pp1p/1p2n2r/pP2N1q1/3P2P1/3B1p2/1P3R1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxf7+ Kh8 Qxf8+ Nxf8 Nf7+ ]

c)
Sayed Barakat Hassan vs Neamul Haque, Manila, 1992
r1b1kr2/2q1bp2/p4Q2/3p3p/8/3B4/PPP2PPP/R3R1K1 w q - 1 0
[ Rxe7+ Qxe7 Qc6+ if Qd7 Re1+ mates ]

d)
L Kumar vs I Tabarini, Manila, 1992
6rr/ppk2pq1/1np2p2/3p1B2/3P2Pp/bPN2Q1P/2P2P2/4RK1R w - - 1 0
[ Qf4+ if Kd8 Qb8+ or if Bd6 Re7+ ]

e)
Zbynek Hracek vs Vladislav Nasybullin, Manila, 1992
5bk1/2n3p1/p2p4/8/2qB2QP/8/8/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf8+ Kxf8 Bxg7+ ]

18b)
Lyndon Bouah vs Suat Soylu

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xix.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Mihail Saltaev vs Giorgi Giorgadze, Manila, 1992
r7/1k1nq2p/1r2b1p1/Q1p1Pp2/N4P2/7P/1PP3P1/2KRR3 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd7+ Bxd7 Qxb6+ ]

b)
Guy West vs Vladimir Seredenko, Manila, 1992
4Qb1r/1pk1p3/p3p2p/8/4pP2/1Pq5/2P3PP/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Qd8+ Kc6 Qc8+ ]

c)
Abdelkarim Zair vs Vince Alaan, Manila, 1992
4k3/1p2pp1Q/2p1q1p1/p7/n7/2P3BP/1P3PPK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qh8+ Kd7 Qd4+ ]

d)
Nabil Khechen vs Manuel Mateus, Manila, 1992
1q2n1k1/1r1b1r1p/2pb2p1/p2Pp3/1p2Pp2/1P1B1P1P/PBK1Q1P1/1NR4R w - - 1 0
[ dxc6 Bxc6 Bc4 ]

e)
Anh Dung Nguyen vs Katsumi Sasaki, Manila, 1992
2R2b1r/1p1Nk2p/n3Pp2/1p1p2p1/3P1B2/8/1P3PPP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxf8 if Rxf8 Bd6+ or if gxf4 Ng6+ ]

19c)
Abdelkarim Zair vs Vince Alaan

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xx.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Philip Borman vs Panikos Savva, Manila, 1992
5r2/7k/6b1/3p4/3Q1Pp1/1P1P2K1/1P2R3/2q5 w - - 1 0
[ Rh2+ Kg8 Rh8+ Kf7 Qa7+ ]

b)
Lev Psakhis vs Valery Loginov, Manila, 1992
1r3k2/3n1p1p/p5pb/p1qPp3/2pnP3/2N2NP1/1Q3PKP/1R3R2 w - - 1 0
[ Nxe5 if Rxb2 Nxd7+ Ke7 Nxc5 ]

c)
M Emperado vs Victoria Johansson, Manila, 1992
8/1ppq2kn/3p4/2PPp1P1/1P2Pr1p/2N4Q/6RK/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxh3+ Kxh3 Rf3+ ]

d)
Mohamed Seif Hassan vs Fahida Zoubida Rachedi, Manila, 1992
rnbqk2r/ppp2ppp/4pn2/2b5/4P3/5NP1/PPPN1P1P/R1BQKB1R b KQkq - 0 1
[ ...Ng4 if Qe2 Bxf2+ Kd1 Ne3+ or if Bg2 Bxf2+ Ke2 Ne3 ]

e)
Johanna Paasikangas-T vs Nava Starr, Manila, 1992
4r1k1/1pn2p1p/p5p1/P3bbB1/R3N3/1p6/1P4PP/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxe4 ]

20e)
Johanna Paasikangas-T vs Nava Starr

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xxi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
S Parvin vs Sheila Jackson, Manila, 1992
2r3k1/p4pp1/4p2p/8/3N3P/P1n1P1P1/5P2/2R3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...e5 ]

b)
Amelie Payet vs A Amarawickrama, Manila, 1992
r1bqk2r/pp2bpp1/2nppn1p/2p5/2B1P3/2NPBN1P/PPP2PP1/R2Q1RK1 b kq - 0 1
[ ...d5 if exd5 exd5 w/d4 ]

c)
Amelie Payet vs Sebastain Silva, Manila, 1992
r4rk1/pbnq1pbp/1p2p1p1/2p5/2P1N3/2BP1N1P/P1P2PP1/1R1QR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxe4 if Bxg7 Bxf3 ]

d)
C Vel vs Rachel Pascua, Manila, 1992
r1bqr1k1/ppp2pp1/3p1n1p/2b1p3/2P1P2N/2N3QP/PPP2PP1/R1B2RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nh5 ]

e)
I Abdulhamid vs Rui Damaso, Manila, 1992
6rk/pp5p/3p4/3PbP1n/8/P2B2pP/1P4Q1/6NK b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf4 if Qf3 g2+ Kh2 Nxd3+ ]

21e)
I Abdulhamid vs Rui Damaso

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xxii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Harald Elkuch vs Lars Schandorff, Manila, 1992
8/2p2pk1/8/1P3rp1/2PqB1n1/6P1/R3QP2/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf2 if Rd2 Qxd2 ]

b)
W Hook vs Javier Campos Moreno, Manila, 1992
1rr2bk1/1bq2ppp/pp1ppn2/8/NPPQ4/P3P3/3NBPPP/2RR2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc6 ]

c)
Ali Ipek vs Graham Boxal, Manila, 1992
8/2p4k/p6p/8/2P2R2/1P2pP1P/r5r1/4R2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh2+ Kg1 Rhg2+ Kh1 e2+ ]

d)
Kilian Hynes vs Antonio Nunez, Manila, 1992
8/pRp2pkp/6p1/r2BP3/3K1P2/2P3Pb/7P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd5+ Kxd5 Bg2+ ]

e)
P Liying vs G Georghiades, Manila, 1992
8/7p/p1pBbkp1/2P1pp2/3bP3/1P1K1N1P/P5P1/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...fxe4+ if Kxe4 Bf5# ]

22d)
Kilian Hynes vs Antonio Nunez

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xxiii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Colin McNab vs Alexander Beliavsky, Manila, 1992
r1bqk2r/1pp1bppp/5n2/2np1N2/8/6P1/P1QPPPBP/RNB2RK1 b kq - 0 1
[ ...Bxf5 Qxf5 Nb3 ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
Benjamin Martin vs Antonio Antunes, Manila, 1992
8/5pk1/6pp/8/1ppbqP2/6P1/1P1K3P/3QN3 b - - 0 1
[ ...c3+ bxc3 Qe3+ ]

c)
A Maree vs J De Asa, Manila, 1992
8/pb1k3p/2q1p1p1/1pR5/5r2/P2P3P/1P3QP1/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf2 Rxc6 Rxf1+ ]

d)
Jonathan Sarfati vs Mohd Kamal Abdullah, Manila, 1992
r2q2k1/p5b1/1p5p/2P1p1p1/3nP1b1/3NQ1P1/P2B2BP/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Nc2 ]

e)
Joan Ribera vs Joachim Okoth, Manila, 1992
6k1/4ppbp/n2p2p1/P1pP2P1/2q1P3/1rN3P1/1P2QPK1/1R2B3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxc3 ]

23b)
mate in 4
Benjamin Martin vs Antonio Antunes

1992 Manila Olympiad chess puzzles, pt. xxiv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Manuel Mateus vs J Pineau, Manila, 1992
4r1k1/pp3pp1/3p2q1/1Pn4p/2P1r3/P2B1PP1/2Q2P2/3RRK2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe1+ Rxe1 Rxe1+ Kxe1 Qxd3 ]

b)
A Naarden vs Pradeep Seegolam, Manila, 1992
r1br2k1/1pq1bppp/pP2p3/4P3/8/P1n2N2/1PB2PPP/R1BQ1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd1 if bxc7 Ne2+ mates ]

c)
Nigel Short vs Carlos Garcia Palermo, Manila, 1992
2kr4/pp6/4P1R1/5p2/4pB2/1P5r/P3n2P/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rf3 if Rxf3 exf3 Be3 Rd1+ ]

d)
Richard Battin vs M Diallo, Manila, 1992
r6k/pp3prp/2nb4/2p4p/4P2P/2P2b2/PPQNBP1P/R3RK2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bg2+ Kg1 Bxe4+ ]

e)
Francisco Briffel vs Muneer Tawbeh, Manila, 1992
3r2k1/1p3ppp/8/2PPp2q/2Pn4/6P1/5PBP/1Q1R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne2+ if Kh1 or Kf1 Nc3 ]

f)
Rogelio Antonio vs Alonso Zapata, Manila, 1992
1qr2bk1/3r1ppp/ppbpp3/2n1n3/2PQP2B/2N1NP2/PP4PP/2RR1B1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Ned3 if Rxd3 e5 ]

24c)
Nigel Short vs Carlos Garcia Palermo

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