See 2, 3 or 4 moves ahead



Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 2017.
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.
Rogelio Barcenilla vs Illya Nyzhnyk, Saint Louis, 2017
1r4k1/p3Rpp1/6qp/4Q3/2r5/P5P1/1B3P1P/K7 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Rc1+ ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Jim Plaskett vs Sergi Mingarro Carceller, Lorca, 2017
2r2k2/1b1r1pR1/pp2pQ2/8/4qB2/P7/1P3PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Bd6+ ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Alexander Riazantsev vs Alexandr Predke, Cheliabinsk, 2017
8/p4k2/1q4p1/1B3p2/p3p2P/1bQ1PnP1/1B3PK1/8 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qg7+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Maxim Rodshtein vs Petar Arnaudov, Katowice, 2017
r5nk/2pq1r2/p6P/1p1PpbQ1/2P1N2R/8/PP6/K5R1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qg7+ ]

e)
White mates in 2.
Maxim Rodshtein vs Mikolaj Tomczak, Katowice, 2017
3qrk2/3rbp1p/p2p1n2/1p1P2Q1/3B4/P2B4/1PP3PP/4R2K w - - 1 0
[ 1.Bxh7 ]

2017 Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Boris Savchenko vs Irakli Beradze, Poti, 2017
1r6/R3n2R/1r4p1/1p1k1n1p/2pPN3/2P3P1/1P1K2B1/8 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nc5+ Kd6 2.Rd7# ]

b)
Black mates in 2.
David Howell vs Boris Savchenko, Riyadh, 2017
6k1/2pp2p1/7p/3PQ3/P1p1P1R1/1r6/KPq5/8 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Ra3+ ]

c)
Black mates in 2.
Dmitry Kokarev vs Bartosz Socko, Riyadh, 2017
r2r4/pp2n1k1/7p/4p2P/2Bnp3/P1B2b1R/5P2/2R1KN2 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Nc2+ ]

d)
Black mates in 2.
Jeffrey Xiong vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Internet, 2017
2k1r3/ppp2p2/4bP2/1Pbr2pq/7p/2QB1P2/P1P1N1PP/4RK1R b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qxf3+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
David Navara vs Sergey Karjakin, Saint Louis, 2017
5rk1/p1n2Np1/3Rr3/2p2pQ1/7R/P5P1/1q3P2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rh8+ Kxf7 2.Rd7+ ]

2017 Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Eugene Perelshteyn vs Alexander Chua, Philadelphia, 2017
5k1r/p4p2/1q1r1p1p/2R1pN2/4P2Q/P5P1/5PKP/8 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qxf6 if 1...Rh7 2.Qe7+ or if 1...Rxf6 2.Rc8+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Vladislav Kovalev vs Vladimir Potkin, Sochi, 2017
4B2k/p5pp/2P5/3Qb3/1B6/3p2qP/4b1P1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qe3+ 2.Kh1 Qc1+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Sergey Volkov vs Alexander Riazantsev, St. Petersburg, 2017
5rk1/4pp1p/p3b1p1/3N2N1/1p1bPP1q/8/PPr1B1KP/R3Q2R b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qg4+ 2.Kf1 Qh3+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Chanda Sandipan vs Eelke Wiersma, Dieren, 2017
3q3k/3bb1Rn/p4n2/1p1p3N/2pP4/4rP1Q/PP2N2P/6RK w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nxf6 ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Peter Schreiner vs Alexei Shirov, Germany, 2017
5rk1/1b1P1p1p/6p1/pB6/Pb2n3/1QN1P3/1P3q1P/R1BK2R1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Nxc3+ ]

'Sac&Mate' - sacs that end in mate



2017 Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Alexander Kozak vs Ivan Popov, Sochi, 2017
3r2k1/1p3ppp/2q1p3/8/1R6/PnP3P1/5P1P/2B1Q1K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qf3 ]

b)
Vladimir Potkin vs Gleb Apryshko, St. Petersburg, 2017
r1b1r1k1/ppp2p1p/3p1bp1/q7/4P3/1PN2B2/P1PQ1PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nd5 if 1...Qxd2 2.Nxf6+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Vladislav Kovalev vs Vladimir Potkin, Sochi, 2017
4B2k/p5pp/2P5/3Qb3/1B6/3p2qP/4b1P1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qe3+ 2.Kh1 Qc1+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Evgenija Ovod vs Vladimir Potkin, St. Petersburg, 2017
8/p1k1b1p1/2n1Q1P1/3BP3/n1pP1B1q/2P5/Pr1N4/R2K4 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Nxc3+ 2.Kc1 Qe1+ 3.Kxb2 Na4+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Markus Ragger vs Marian Kastelic, Katowice, 2017
Q7/5rpk/3p2Rp/3P1q1P/5pR1/P1r4P/5P1K/8 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rxh6+ Kxh6 2.Qh8+ Qh7 3.Rg6+ ]

2017 Puzzles, Part V.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Nigel Short vs Shardul Gagare, Abudhabi, 2017
3b1rk1/R6p/2QPb1p1/3rn3/7P/P3BR2/5P2/5K2 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rxf8+ Kxf8 2.Bh6+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Egor Gubsky vs Artyom Timofeev, Sochi, 2017
5rk1/4Rpp1/5q1p/5N2/2Q5/2P3P1/5p1P/4n2K b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qc6+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Anna Ushenina vs Anastasia Bodnaruk, Riyadh, 2017
4qb1k/QR6/2np1rp1/1p2p1Np/1P3P2/P5P1/7P/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rh7+ Kg8 2.Rh8+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Anna Ushenina vs Elisabeth Paehtz, Huaian, 2017
8/1R6/3r1p2/k2ppPn1/P5P1/2P1n3/1P2B3/1K6 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Bb5 ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Boris Savchenko vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Riyadh, 2017
3rk3/1Q2bpp1/p3r3/6q1/3p4/P2K4/1PP3BP/3R3R b - - 0 1
[ 1...Re3+ if 2.Kd2 Rf3+ ]

2017 Puzzles, Part VI.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 3.
Lucas Van Foreest vs Srivatshav Rahul, Groningen, 2017
1r5r/3kb3/3pp2P/4p2Q/p1q1P2P/PnN2P2/KPp5/2B3RR b - - 0 1
[ 1...Nxc1+ 2.Ka1 Qa2+ 3.Nxa2 Nb3# ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Yi Wei vs Bogdan-Daniel Deac, Medias, 2017
3r1k1r/p1R2pbp/1q4pB/3p3Q/3P4/8/P1P2PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qe5 if 1...Qf6 2.Qxf6 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Radoslaw Wojtaszek vs Daniel Drozdzynski, Katowice, 2017
5n2/pp2rbkp/2p1qNp1/3r4/3P1Q1R/2PB4/1P3P2/2K4R w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rxh7+ Nxh7 2.Rxh7+ Kf8 3.Qh6# ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Karina Szczepkowska vs Natalia Zhukova, Riyadh, 2017
4q3/Q4Nkp/3P1b2/3B2p1/8/4nKP1/Pr3P1P/8 b - - 0 1
[ 1...g4+ 2.Kf4 Rxf2+ ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Gabriel Flom vs Vladimir Onischuk, Bastia, 2017
5kr1/1pp1q1b1/3P3p/2p2b1B/p3pP2/P7/1r5P/2QR1RNK b - - 0 1
[ 1...Rxh2+ 2.Kxh2 Qh4+ 3.Kg2 Bd4+ ]

King-pawn Opening Series



2017 Puzzles, Part VII.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
A R Saleh Salem vs Ishaq Saeed, Sharjah, 2017
r1b1qBk1/p3b3/2n1Ppr1/2p2Q2/3p3R/P5P1/1P3P1P/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qh3 Rh6 2.Rxh6 if 2...Bxe6 or 2...Bxf8 3.Rh8+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Boris Savchenko vs Vadim Moiseenko, Sochi, 2017
8/1pr1p1kp/4Qnp1/p3pP2/1qn5/1N6/P1P3P1/2KR3R w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rxh7+ if 1...Nxh7 2.Qxg6+ or if 1...Kxh7 2.Qf7+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Yining Xu vs Lucas Van Foreest, Tarvisio, 2017
6rk/1p6/p7/2pQp3/P3Nq1B/4bPnK/R5P1/5R2 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qf5+ 2.Kh2 Nxf1+ 3.Kh1 Qh3+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Tycho Dijkhuis vs Loek Van Wely, Netherlands, 2017
4qk1r/p4pp1/6b1/2pN4/2P3P1/8/PP3P1b/R1BQ3K b - - 0 1
[ 1...Be4+ 2.f3 Bxf3+ 3.Qxf3 Qe1+ ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Sergey Volkov vs Nikita Vitiugov, St. Petersburg, 2017
6k1/3n1ppp/p7/2p1b3/p1Q5/K5P1/1r1q3P/1R1R4 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qb4+ 2.Qxb4 cxb4+ 3.Kxa4 Nc5+ ]

2017 Puzzles, Part VIII.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 5.
Gabor Nagy vs Ivan Farago, Hungary, 2017
3rqk1r/p2RN1pp/4Qp2/2p5/PnP2p2/1P6/5PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Ng6+ hxg6 2.Qf7+ Qxf7 3.Rxd8+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Gabor Nagy vs Jakov Geller, Pardubice, 2017
2r3r1/1p2p1k1/3p1n1R/2P5/pq3N2/7Q/P5PP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nh5+ if 1...Kxh6 2.Nxf6+ or if 1...Kf7 2.Rh7+ ]

c)
Black mates in 5.
Liren Ding vs Tigran Petrosian, Riyadh, 2017
2r5/pQ3pk1/4q1p1/1P2p3/P2p1bP1/3B1P2/2R1KP2/3R3r b - - 0 1
[ 1...Rxc2+ 2.Bxc2 Qc4+ 3.Bd3 Qa2+ ]

d)
Black mates in 5.
Aleksey Ivlev vs Aleksandr Rakhmanov, Sochi, 2017
4rnk1/1p3pb1/p1p5/P4bp1/1P1P4/Bq6/3QNp2/R1K4R b - - 0 1
[ 1...Bh6 if 2.Nc3 Re1+ or if 2.d5 g4 ]

e)
Black mates in 5.
Jeffrey Xiong vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Internet, 2017
8/1p4k1/1q1p4/3P2p1/1nP1p2p/1QK1P2P/r3B1P1/r3RR2 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Nxd5+ 2.cxd5 Qxe3+ 3.Bd3 Qxd3+ ]

2017 Puzzles, Part IX.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Xue Zhao vs Kateryna Lahno, Huaian, 2017
r4r1k/pp2Npp1/5b2/3p4/4n2p/1P2P1Pq/P3NP1P/1R1Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nf4 if 1...Qd7 2.Qh5# ]

b)
Loek Van Wely vs Claude Adrian, Sanem, 2017
3r1rk1/pp4pp/1b5q/5pN1/1P5P/P2P2P1/6K1/R2Q1R2 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qb3+ Kh8 2.Nf7+ ]

c)
Christian Haenssel vs Loek Van Wely, Sanem, 2017
r4rk1/pp1q1nb1/2p3p1/5b1p/2PPpNnP/1PN1B1P1/P2Q2B1/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Nxe3 if 2.Qxe3 Bxd4 ]

d)
Santosh Gujrathi Vidit vs Alexander Areshchenko, Linares, 2017
4qr1k/1R5p/3p4/2b5/1pB1pp2/1P4P1/2P2PKP/3Q4 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rb8 if 1...Qxb8 2.Qa1+ mates ]

e)
Sigmund Lunde vs Nikita Vitiugov, Helsingor, 2017
1rb1k2r/2q2pp1/p1pbp3/7n/P1Q1P2p/1P2BP1P/N3B1P1/1R3RK1 b k - 0 1
[ 1...Bh2+ 2.Kh1 Ng3+ 3.Kxh2 Nxf1+ 4.Kg1 Nxe3 ]

'Characteristic Puzzles in the Opening' series



2017 Puzzles, Part X.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Baadur Jobava, Riyadh, 2017
kr6/n3qpr1/Q1p1pn2/1NP3pp/3P4/1R6/P4PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nxa7 if 1...Qxa7 2.Rxb8+ Kxb8 3.Rb1+ mates or if 1...Rxb3 2.Nxc6+ ]

b)
Marin Bosiocic vs Ian Nepomniachtchi, Riyadh, 2017
3r2k1/4bpp1/7p/2p5/2R5/4PN1P/1qQ2PP1/1rR3K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Rxc1+ 2.Qxc1 Qe2 if 3.Qc2 Rd1+ 4.Kh2 Bd6+ ]

c)
Shiqun Ni vs Jue Wang, China, 2017
3q2k1/4bp1p/b2ppp2/4n3/3NN2Q/2P2P2/1rB3PP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Ng5 if 1...fxg5 2.Qxh7+ mates or if 1...Kf8 2.Qxh7 Ke8 3.Ba4+ ]

d)
Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu vs Mihail Kopylov, Germany, 2017
5k2/pp4p1/2n2p2/7P/r2b4/3B2P1/PB2RPK1/8 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Bg6 if 1...Be5 2.f4 or if 1...Ne5 2.Re4 Nxg6 3.hxg6 ]

e)
Conrad Holt vs Parimarjan Negi, San Francisco, 2017
3r1rk1/p5pp/q3p3/4N3/2Q5/3n4/P3RPPP/5KR1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qxc4 2.Nxc4 Rc8 ]

2017 Puzzles, Part XI.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Alexander Kozak vs Ivan Popov, Sochi, 2017
3r2k1/1p3ppp/2q1p3/8/1R6/PnP3P1/5P1P/2B1Q1K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qf3 ]

b)
Vladimir Potkin vs Gleb Apryshko, St. Petersburg, 2017
r1b1r1k1/ppp2p1p/3p1bp1/q7/4P3/1PN2B2/P1PQ1PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nd5 if 1...Qxd2 2.Nxf6+ ]

c)
Tigran Petrosian vs Raja Panjwani, Philadelphia, 2017
3r4/3bQNpk/1R5p/p1pp1q2/7P/1PP2pP1/5P1K/8 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rxh6+ gxh6 2.Nxd6+ ]

d)
David Navara vs Peter Leko, Biel, 2017
2r5/1pp3R1/p2r2p1/3RnkNp/7P/P7/1P3PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rf7+ if 1...Rf6 2.Re7 ]

e)
Jouni Yrjola vs Aleksandr Rakhmanov, Finland, 2017
4n1k1/p1rb1pb1/q2p2pp/3P4/4NBP1/P6P/4rPB1/2RQ1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Ba4 ]

2017 Puzzles, Part XII.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Alexander Riazantsev vs Richard Rapport, Palma de Majorca, 2017
6k1/3b2p1/8/P1N1p1n1/4P3/4p1P1/1r4B1/R5K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Bh3 if 2.Bxh3 Nf6+ mates or if 2.Bh1 Bg4 3.Bg2 Bf3 4.Bf1 e2 ]

b)
Alexander Riazantsev vs Dmitriy Khegay, Cheliabinsk, 2017
5br1/p2q2nk/1p6/4QNpp/3B4/P6P/1P3P1K/2R5 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rc7 if 1...Qd8 2.Rf7 ]

c)
Aleksandr Rakhmanov vs Viktor Laznicka, Linares, 2017
4r1k1/1R3b1p/1nqp2p1/8/2P1NPPP/3QP3/5K2/8 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nf6+ if 1...Kf8 2.Rxb6 or if 1...Kh8 2.Rxf7 ]

d)
Aleksandr Rakhmanov vs Ruslan Ponomariov, Riyadh, 2017
r2r2k1/pbq2ppp/4pn2/1ppPn3/2P2N2/P3P3/BB3PPP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.d6 ]

e)
Zombor Erdelyi vs Zoltan Ribli, Hungary, 2017
6k1/1q3p1p/6p1/8/5P2/6P1/r2R3P/3Q2K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qa7+ if 2.Kg2 Qd4 or if 2.Kh1 Ra1 ]

"Tactics in the Queen's Gambit" by wtharvey.com



2017 Puzzles, Part XIII.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Jan Timman vs Zoltan Ribli, Platja d'Aro, 2017
4r1k1/1p3p1p/6p1/p3B3/5P2/1P2r1Pb/P4R1P/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...f6 if 2.Bxf6 Re1+ ]

b)
Istvan Almasi vs Chanda Sandipan, Suwalki, 2017
5rk1/7p/2p1R1p1/Rp1n4/5N2/6P1/PP1r1P1P/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Rxf4 if 2.gxf4 Rd1+ 3.Kg2 Nxf4+ ]

c)
Igor Shvyrjov vs Alexei Shirov, Viljandi, 2017
4rr1k/1b4n1/1q5p/pP2p3/P1pp2BP/2P1PNP1/4Q3/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...d3 2.Qe1 h5 3.Nxe5 Rxf1+ 4.Qxf1 Qxe3+ ]

d)
Dragan Solak vs Ivan Saric, Hersonissos, 2017
1rq3k1/3b1pp1/1r6/1Pb1p2p/Q2pP3/1R1B1P2/2PB2PP/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Ra8 if 2.Ba5 Rba6 ]

e)
Krishnan Sasikiran vs Semetey Tologontegin, Ashkhabad, 2017
r3kb1r/ppq1pppp/2p5/3nP3/2N5/8/PPP1QPPP/R1B1R1K1 w kq - 1 0
[ 1.Nd6+ if 1...Kd7 2.e6+ Kxd6 3.b4 mates ]

2017 Puzzles, Part XIV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Emil Sutovsky vs Christopher Yoo, Douglas, 2017
1r4k1/5pp1/2pp1P1p/8/1p1q2r1/5Q2/2B4P/R4R1K w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rad1 Qc4 2.Bd3 Qd4 3.Bh7+ ]

b)
Vlastimil Jansa vs Evgeny Sveshnikov, Acqui Terme, 2017
1kb2rr1/2b4p/p1n1p3/2qpB3/Pp3P1Q/1P3N1P/2PN1RP1/4R2K b - - 0 1
[ 1...Nxe5 if 2.Nxe5 or 2.Rxe5 Bd8 ]

c)
James Tarjan vs Dagur Ragnarsson, Sault Ste. Marie, 2017
r1b1kn1r/pp6/1q2p3/6pp/1Ppb4/P2B4/1B3PPP/R2Q1RK1 w kq - 1 0
[ 1.Bxd4 if 1...Qxd4 2.Bg6+ or if 1...Qd6 2.Bxh8 Qxd3 3.Qxh5+ ]

d)
Miran Oganian vs Artyom Timofeev, Sochi, 2017
r5k1/5p2/pp1R2b1/3Q4/4q1P1/6P1/PP5P/5BK1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qe3+ 2.Kg2 Be4+ ]

e)
Jonathan Speelman vs Lorin D'Costa, London, 2017
r4r1k/1bpn1qbn/pp1p3p/3Ppp2/NPP4N/P3B2P/4BPP1/1R1QR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Bh5 Qf6 2.Ng6+ ]

"Sale" by wtharvey..com



2017 Puzzles, Part XV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Pavel Bublei vs Evgeny Tomashevsky, Sochi, 2017
8/5k2/4p3/1p1q1pp1/pQ1P4/4P1P1/1P3P2/5K2 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qc4+ 2.Qxc4 bxc4 3.Ke2 c3 ]

b)
David Zakaryan vs Evgeny Tomashevsky, Sochi, 2017
8/p4pk1/1n3q1p/2p2Pp1/8/1B1QP2P/P4PK1/8 b - - 0 1
[ 1...c4 if 2.Bxc4 Qc6+ ]

c)
Sanan Sjugirov vs Volodar Murzin, Sochi, 2017
7r/pp2r1k1/n5p1/2PBq3/2P1P1p1/1N4Q1/P5P1/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Rf7+ Kh6 2.Qh4+ Qh5 3.Qxh5+ Kxh5 4.Rxe7 ]

d)
Maksim Gogin vs Sanan Sjugirov, St. Petersburg, 2017
3r2k1/1p4p1/q4p1p/4pQ1P/7R/P2RP3/P3KPP1/2r1B3 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Rxd3 if 2.Kf3 Rxe1 or if 2.Qxd3 Rxe1+ ]

e)
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs Vladislav Artemiev, Riyadh, 2017
6k1/5pp1/1q1p3p/1b6/1Q1RP3/3B3P/5PPK/3r4 w - - 1 0
[ 1.e5 if 1...dxe5 2.Qxb5 ]

2017 Puzzles, Part XVI.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Shanglei Lu vs Hao Wang, Danzhou, 2017
r5k1/1p2rppp/1p4q1/2pQ4/2Pn1B2/PP4P1/2P2R1P/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Ne2+ 2.Kf1 Nc3 ]

b)
Chao Li vs Hao Wang, Riyadh, 2017
3r2k1/p1p2ppp/1p5q/4bQ2/P1P3nP/1PN2bP1/1B3P2/1B3RK1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qxh4 ]

c)
Alisher Begmuratov vs Yue Wang, Ashkhabad, 2017
2rn1rk1/pb4q1/1p2p3/2p2pNQ/N1P3n1/P2PP1P1/6BP/1R3RK1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Bxg2 2.Kxg2 Nxe3+ ]

d)
Alexander Gutenev vs Vadim Zvjaginsev, Cheliabinsk, 2017
r4k2/4R1qp/3n4/1p1PQp1B/4pP2/8/1P4PP/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Ra1+ 2.Kf2 e3+ if 3.Kf3 Rf1+ 4.Kxe3 Qxe7 or if 3.Ke2 Qxg2+ 4.Kxe3 Nc4+ ]


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