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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Kannappan Priyadharshan.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
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a)
White mates in 6.
Kannappan Priyadharshan vs Kh Sanjoy Singh, New Delhi, 2005
4k3/1p3pQ1/p1pB2n1/2P2q1p/1P2r1pP/6P1/P4P2/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qg8+ Kd7 Be5+ Ke6 Qe8+ Ne7 Qd7+ Ke5 Qd6# ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Kannappan Priyadharshan vs Mustafa Yilmaz, Vung Tau, 2008
8/8/4B3/p7/Pr3Qp1/7k/1PP4q/1K3R2 w - - 1 0
[ Rf3+ Kg2 Rf2+ ]

c)
Kannappan Priyadharshan vs Sanjay Ghatti, Greensboro, 2016
k2r4/1p1r1pp1/p2qpn1p/P3N3/1Q1P4/1R6/5PPP/1R4K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxd6 Rxd6 Nxf7 ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Solomon Celis vs Kannappan Priyadharshan, Subic Bay, 2009
6k1/5ppp/8/P3Qb2/2p5/1r2P3/1B4qP/3RK3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qg1+ if Kd2 Rd3+ or if Ke2 Bg4+ ]

e)
Zach Stuart vs Kannappan Priyadharshan, Saint Louis, 2013
rnbq1knr/ppp2ppp/3bp3/3p4/3P1BQ1/3BP3/PPP2PPP/RN2K1NR b KQ - 0 1
[ ...e5 if Bg5 Bxg4 Bxd8 f6 ]

1a)
mate in 6
Kannappan Priyadharshan vs Kh Sanjoy Singh


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