Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Vlatko Bogdanovski.
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)
Vlatko Bogdanovski vs Vladimir Raicevic, Pula, 1990
3r2k1/3nQppp/5q2/1p6/2p5/6PB/1P3P1P/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxd7 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Vlatko Bogdanovski vs Andre Ezratti, Toulouse, 1990
2r2rkq/1p1b1p2/p2p1PpQ/P1pPp3/4P3/6R1/1P2B1P1/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6+ ]

c)
Vlatko Bogdanovski vs Petar Genov, Star Dojran, 1995
r5k1/2r4p/p2pq1p1/5p2/2nQ1P2/4p1P1/PP5P/R2R1BK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bg2 if Rac8 Bd5 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Vlatko Bogdanovski vs Didier Dallet, Metz, 2000
r3nqk1/6p1/2p3Q1/1pPpPP2/8/P2BPP2/3K4/7R w - - 1 0
[ f6 Nxf6 exf6 Qxf6 Rh8+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Vlatko Bogdanovski vs Nikola Mitkov, Gevgelija, 2002
Q2R4/5ppk/1p2r3/p3Pq1p/P4B1P/1P4P1/2r2PK1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ Kg6 Rh6+ ]



Vlatko Bogdanovski Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Vlatko Bogdanovski vs Nedzmedin Sadiki, Struga, 2013
rn1q1rk1/pb2bppp/1p2p3/2p5/3P4/2P2NP1/P1Q1PPBP/R1B2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Ng5 ]

b)
Vlatko Bogdanovski vs Nazmedin Imeri, Skopje, 2015
rn3rk1/1b3qp1/p6p/1p1N4/3P4/1Q1B4/PP1B1PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne7+ Kh8 Ng6+ Kg8 Nxf8 Kxf8 Bb4+ Kg8 Bh7+ ]

c)
Can Arduman vs Vlatko Bogdanovski, Heraklio, 1997
2r3k1/3rppb1/p6p/1pB5/1Pn2P2/P7/2R1N1PP/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne3 ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Leighton Williams vs Vlatko Bogdanovski, Breda, 1998
4r2k/p5bp/1p2q1p1/1Pp4r/P2np3/6BP/1PN2PPK/2QR1R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf3+ ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Filip Pancevski vs Vlatko Bogdanovski, Skopje, 2010
r5k1/p5pp/R3p3/2N1p3/4Pb1P/2N2K2/1Pnr2P1/7R b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd4+ Kg4 Rxg2+ ]


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