Here are some chess puzzles from the games of B Adhiban.
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 3.
B Adhiban vs Upadhyaya Anwesh, New Delhi, 2005
r4rk1/3n1p2/1q4pp/1p3N1P/1P1QP3/p4R2/P5P1/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne7+ Kh7 Rxf7+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
B Adhiban vs Amirreza Pourramezanali, Teheran, 2006
r6r/pp1bkP2/1qn1p3/3pP3/5PQ1/6P1/PP4K1/R1B1bBNR w - - 1 0
[ Qg5+ Kxf7 Qf6+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
B Adhiban vs Bajaj Prince, Delhi, 2006
r1q2k1r/4pp2/2p3p1/pbPpPNQp/8/1P4R1/P4PPP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxe7+ Kg8 Rxg6+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
B Adhiban vs Sunil Prathamesh, Dindigul, 2007
1r3Q2/2kb3p/pN1N2p1/8/Pp2P1n1/8/1PP3PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd5+ Kc6 Qxb8 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
B Adhiban vs Thandalam Ravi, Chennai, 2008
5k2/p1p3Rp/1bp1pP1B/5r2/1p4K1/1P5P/P1P5/8 w - - 1 0
[ Re7+ Kg8 f7+ if Rxf7 Re8+ ]



B Adhiban Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
B Adhiban vs S P Sethuraman, Vung Tau, 2008
4r1r1/6R1/p1n3b1/3R1p1p/kpp1P2P/4BP2/PPP1N1P1/2K5 w - - 1 0
[ b3+ Ka3 Kb1 ]

b)
White mates in 2.
B Adhiban vs Sharma Avinash, Gurgaon, 2009
r3qrk1/5p1p/p2p1Q2/P6b/3NP3/1N6/PP4PP/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf5 ]

c)
White mates in 2.
B Adhiban vs Djurre Den Heeten, Paris, 2010
4r2r/pp6/2pB2p1/4np2/2P2k1p/3B1N1P/PP3K2/4R3 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe5 ]

d)
White mates in 2.
B Adhiban vs Sebastian Nilsson, Pardubice, 2010
r1bk3r/1q2b2p/p2pQ1p1/3Nn1P1/Bp2P3/4B3/PPP4P/R3K2R w KQ - 1 0
[ Bb6+ ]

e)
White mates in 2.
B Adhiban vs Asghar Golizadeh, Guanzhou, 2010
1rk5/1Nn1b3/2Q5/2p1p1P1/P5R1/1q3p2/1P3P2/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ Bxd8 Nd6# ]

B Adhiban Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
B Adhiban vs Gudmundur Kjartansson, Chennai, 2011
4r2k/r4p1p/3R1p2/p1q1P3/2p3Q1/Pn3NP1/5P1P/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ exf6 Rg8 Rd8 Qf8 Rxf8 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
B Adhiban vs Das Debashish, Mumbai, 2012
6rk/2R2Rpp/8/p7/PrB4n/1P6/2P5/2K5 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7 Rxg7 Rc8+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
B Adhiban vs Anita Gara, Biel, 2012
4Q3/p5bk/2p5/3r3n/1p2N3/1P6/P1P1qP1P/2K3R1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ if Bxf6 or Nxf6 then Qg6+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Soltan Otegan vs B Adhiban, Teheran, 2006
1r6/2p2pk1/p1Pp2p1/1p2p3/1P2Pqb1/2P2NN1/P1B1QnK1/R3R2r b - - 0 1
[ ...Bh3+ Kxf2 Rh2+ Kg1 Qxg3+ ]

e)
Black mates in 2.
Y Sandeep vs B Adhiban, Teheran, 2006
5rk1/p1p1r1p1/bp2p1Qp/8/3PBq2/2N5/P7/K2n3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc1+ ]

B Adhiban Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 4.
Roman Sapozhnikov vs B Adhiban, Chennai, 2011
2k1r3/5pp1/p2r3p/1p3Pb1/6P1/PPP1q3/R3N1QP/4K2R b - - 0 1
[ ...Bh4+ ]

b)
Black mates in 2.
Bernd Baum vs B Adhiban, Bad Wiessee, 2011
8/p4qpk/2Q4p/2P2r2/4p3/2B1Pn1P/PP3P2/5K1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc4+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Mary Gomes vs B Adhiban, Pune, 2014
6k1/1pp2ppp/8/p7/2P1q1n1/6PK/PP2N2P/5Q2 b - - 0 1
[ Ne3 Qf4 Qg2+ Kh4 Qxh2+ ]


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