Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Robert Fontaine.
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)
Robert Fontaine vs Hrvoje Stevic, Rimavska Sobota, 1992
3rr1k1/1ppbRp2/6p1/p7/P7/2P2P2/1P1N1KP1/4R3 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd7 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Robert Fontaine vs B T Nguyen, Szeged, 1994
3r2k1/p2nppb1/4q3/1p2P1p1/3BBP2/1PP2PK1/P6R/7Q w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ ]

c)
Robert Fontaine vs Markus Rufener, Szeged, 1994
r2rn1k1/2q2ppp/1p2Pn2/pB1Q4/5P2/b1N5/P4BPP/R4R1K w - - 1 0
[ Qb3 Bc5 exf7+ Qxf7 Bc4 ]

d)
Robert Fontaine vs Aleksander Wojtkiewicz, Bastia, 1997
b2rk1r1/R4p1p/8/2p2N2/4PpP1/2b5/P1P3B1/1R4K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd6+ Rxd6 Rb8+ Rd8 Rxd8+ Kxd8 Rxa8+ ]

e)
White mates in 6.
Robert Fontaine vs Adrian Clemens, Groningen, 1997
3nrk2/2q1rpbQ/3p1Rp1/3P2P1/1pnNB3/1P6/1BP4R/7K w - - 1 0
[ Qxg7+ Kxg7 Rxg6+ fxg6 Nf5+ ]



Robert Fontaine Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Robert Fontaine vs Vladimir Lazarev, Belgium, 1998
2kr4/Bp2bp2/p1r3np/P2p2p1/N3q1P1/1P2Q2P/5P2/2R1R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc6+ bxc6 Qc1 ]

b)
Robert Fontaine vs Didier Collas, France, 1998
r4k1r/1b3ppp/nq2p3/1N6/4nQ2/2N3P1/PPP2P1P/2KR3R w - - 1 0
[ Rd7 if Nf6 Nd6 Kg8 Rxb7 if f6 Nxe4 Bxe4 Qxe4 ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Robert Fontaine vs Patrick Villard, Besancon, 1999
r1nnrN2/4k1p1/4p2p/3pP3/3N4/1R1P4/6PP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rb7+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Robert Fontaine vs Guenther Beikert, Montpellier, 1999
5k2/p1pq1p1p/3p2p1/2p5/4Q3/1Pr5/P1P2PK1/2B3R1 w - - 1 0
[ Bh6+ ]

e)
Robert Fontaine vs Attila Jakab, Subotica, 2001
r4k2/5p2/p1b1q1p1/1p2Q3/4P3/2N5/PPP5/2KR4 w - - 1 0
[ Qc5+ Kg7 Rd6 ]

Robert Fontaine Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Robert Fontaine vs Marc Santo-Roman, Cap d'Agde, 2003
3r3k/pp3prp/4p3/3q2N1/7P/P5R1/1P1nQ1P1/K2R4 w - - 1 0
[ Nxf7+ if Rxf7 Rxd2 Qxd2 Qe5+ or if Kg8 Rxf7+ Kxg7 Nxd8 ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Robert Fontaine vs Darko Feletar, Novi Sad, 2003
5q1r/4nrbk/p2p1pRp/PppPpP1Q/4P3/5P2/1PPB3P/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Rxh6+ Bxh6 Bxh6 if Rg7 Bxg7+ Kg8 Qxh8+ ]

c)
Robert Fontaine vs Corneliu Busu, Val Thorens, 2006
r4r2/p2n3k/b2q2pp/2pPpp1Q/2p1N2B/2P1P1R1/P5PP/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ng5+ Kg8 Ne6 mates ]

d)
Robert Fontaine vs Erik Blomqvist, Stockholm, 2008
3r2k1/1p3pp1/2p1p1p1/3p4/1P1Pn3/r1N3P1/1q3PBP/2RQB1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxe4 dxe4 Rb1 ]

e)
Robert Fontaine vs Alberto David, Paleochora, 2009
3R1rk1/2Q2pp1/p3q2p/1r6/3B3P/6P1/n5BK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf8+ Kxf8 Qd8+ Qe8 Bxg7+ ]

f)
Robert Fontaine vs Bela Khotenashvili, Paleochora, 2010
r2q1rk1/1p2bppp/p4n2/2Npn1B1/3N2b1/4P3/PP2BPPP/2RQ1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf6 ]

g)
Robert Fontaine vs Marc Maurizzi, Internet, 2018
4R3/p2r1qbk/1p2Qp1p/2p3p1/P2p2P1/1P1P1PB1/2P3P1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf5+ ]


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