Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Olga Badelka.
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 4.
Olga Badelka vs Vera Prakapuk, Minsk, 2015
2r2n1k/7q/1pp4Q/1n3p2/1P1P4/3B1PB1/r5PP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Be5+ Kg8 Bc4+ ]

b)
Olga Badelka vs Olga Kolosovskaya, Minsk, 2017
1rr2bk1/3b1p1p/p3p1p1/Pp6/qB1P4/Q3PB2/5PPP/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf8 Rxf8 Qd6 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Olga Badelka vs Bedor Al Shelash, Riyadh, 2017
r2qkr2/2p1n3/p3Q2R/3p4/1p1P2PB/2P1P3/P4P2/R3K3 w Q - 1 0
[ Rh7 Qd6 Rxe7+ ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Olga Badelka vs Karina Szczepkowska, Riyadh, 2017
r1k3n1/pq6/bp1PN2p/5Bp1/2PB4/2P2Q1P/P4PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nc5+ if Kb8 Be5 bxc5 d7+ or if Kd8 Nxb7+ ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Olga Badelka vs Volha Malatsilava, Minsk, 2018
7k/1pq3b1/4B2p/p1pP3Q/8/PP1b4/6PP/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Qe8+ Kh7 Bg8+ Kh8 Bf7+ ]



Olga Badelka Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 2.
Katsiaryna Beinenson vs Olga Badelka, Minsk, 2016
5rk1/2p1pp1p/6p1/4bb2/2BP4/q3B2P/R4PP1/K1R5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxd4+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Renate Vidruska vs Olga Badelka, Riga, 2017
5rk1/1p4p1/p2p2Q1/P2P2b1/R7/1P5p/2P2qPP/6RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxg1+ Kxg1 Be3+ ]


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