Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Daria Charochkina.
White to move and win except where noted.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.


a)
Charochkina vs Maria Rumiantseva, Dagomys, 2002
2kr3r/1p3p2/p1b1p3/3qP2p/2R3p1/P1Q2P2/2P2BPP/1R4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rd4 if Qa2 Ra1 ]

b)
White Mates in 5. Charochkina vs Mariya Kozak, Dagomys, 2004
r1b1q3/p2nnNkr/4p1p1/1p1pP3/2pP1QP1/2P5/P1PBBP2/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Rxh7+ if Kxh7 Qh6+ Kg8 Qh8+ ]

c)
Charochkina vs Carmen Voicu, Chisinau, 2005
4k3/3b1p1r/p2Bp2p/1r2P1b1/2NR2P1/2n4P/2P3B1/K4R2 w - - 0 1
[ Bb4 w/Nd6+ or Bxc3 ]

d)
Charochkina vs Elvira Karibaeva, Obninsk, 2007
4k3/pp2pr2/2q5/4Q3/5b1p/1PN5/1PP4P/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ Qh8+ Rf8+ Rd8+ Kxd8+ Qxf8+ w/Qxf4 ]



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