Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Kiril Georgiev.
White to move and win.

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


a)
Georgiev vs Eric Lobron, Salonika, 1984
7k/p4q1n/3r1b1p/2rp1B2/5P2/P3PQ1P/5PRK/6R1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh5 if Qf8 Qg6 ]

b)
Georgiev vs Sylvain Barbeau, Quebec, 1986
4k1r1/3bPp2/p4p1b/q1N4p/1p1P4/1Q6/PP2rPPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qd5 if Rxe7 Nxd7 Qxd5 Nxf6+ or if Qc7 Nxd7 ]

c)
Georgiev vs Anatoly Vaisser, Szirak, 1986
5k2/2p2p1p/r1N3p1/pn1RP3/8/6P1/1P3PKP/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nb8 ]

d)
Georgiev vs Rafael Vaganian, Saint John, 1988
r4rk1/1bpnbppp/p2qp3/1p6/3P1P2/2N1PN2/PPQ2PBP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 Bxg5 Bxb7 if Rb8 Ne4 Qe7 Nxg5 ]

e)
Georgiev vs Predrag Nikolic, Wijk aan Zee, 1988
3Rr1k1/5p1p/p1bR1p1B/2P5/1p4P1/1P4K1/P3r3/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe8+ if Bxe8 c6 ]

f)
Georgiev vs Gyula Sax, Reggio Emilia, 1989
4kr2/1r1b1pQ1/p1pRp3/4pp2/2B4P/8/PPP2q2/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ Bxe6 if Bxe6 Rd8+ mates or if fxe6 Rxd7 ]



Kiril Georgiev Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Kiril Georgiev vs Nikolay Milchev, Kyustendil, 2010
1r3r2/1p2bn1k/p1pq2pp/8/3P2Q1/3BPN2/PP3P2/2RR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne5 if Nxe5 dxe5 or if Nh8 Nd7 ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Kiril Georgiev vs Velislav Kukov, Kyustendil, 2010
3r1rk1/pb3pp1/1pn4p/3B2NQ/1q6/8/PP3PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxf7+ Rxf7 Bxf7+ ]

c)
Kiril Georgiev vs Nikolay Milchev, Jaen, 2/6/2011
r2qr1k1/p4p1p/1pQP1np1/2p1n3/2P5/2B1P2B/P4P1P/3RK1R1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxe5 Rxe5 d7 if Kg7 Qxa8 or if Rb8 Qd6 ]

d)
Kiril Georgiev vs Joerg Wegerle, Arinsal, 7/18/2011
R7/5p2/2p2Pk1/4P2p/3rb1B1/7P/8/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rg8+ Kh6 e6 Bg6 e7 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Kiril Georgiev vs Mihajlo Stojanovic, Tivat, 10/10/2011
r3rk2/2p1nppQ/1p3q1p/3b4/p2P4/P3R2P/1P3PP1/1B2R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh8+ Ng8 Qxg8+ ]

Kiril Georgiev Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Kiril Georgiev vs Fabrizio Bellia, Zaragoza, 12/26/2011
8/8/2p3k1/p1N1Pb1p/Pp1P1rn1/3B2R1/1P6/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne6 Rf2 Rxg4+ hxg4 Kxf2 if Bxd3 Nf4+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Kiril Georgiev vs Pablo Glavina, Zaragoza, 12/29/2011
6k1/pR3p2/5n1p/3B1Q1P/8/2q1r1P1/5P2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qg6+ Kh8 Qxh6+ if Kg8 Bxf7# ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Vlastimil Jansa vs Kiril Georgiev, Aix les Bains, 3/31/2011
2r3k1/1p3p2/p1rp3p/4p1b1/qPP1Pn2/1P3P2/2KB2P1/1N1R1Q1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxc4+ ]

d)
Jan Priebe vs Kiril Georgiev, Arinsal, 7/17/2011
4r1k1/2p1rpp1/1p1p3p/3P4/pPP4P/3Q1q2/P4BR1/3R1K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Re1+ Rxe1 Rxe1+ Kxe1 Qxd3 ]

e)
Kiril Georgiev vs Ognjen Cvitan, Vrsac, 11/29/2012
8/7k/3r1R1p/6p1/2nB2K1/4P3/5P2/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rf7+ Kg8 Rg7+ Kf8 Rc7 Nd2 Bc5 ]

Kiril Georgiev Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Daniel Contin vs Kiril Georgiev, Arvier, 5/1/2012
1r5k/3R1Qp1/5p1p/8/8/1p1P2P1/5PKP/2q5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc6+ Kh3 Qxd7+ ]

b)
Mohammed Al-Sayed vs Kiril Georgiev, Golden Sands, 6/12/2012
2N2k2/1r1n1p2/4pp1p/8/bP6/4PP2/4B1PP/4K2R b K - 0 1
[ ...Rc7 ]

c)
Kiril Georgiev vs Yangyi Yu, Gibraltar, 1/27/2013
4r3/7Q/3P1kp1/p1p2p2/Pp4p1/1P3qP1/7P/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe7+ Rxe7 dxe7 ]

d)
Kiril Georgiev vs Krasimir Rusev, Bankja, 4/21/2013
8/6pp/2p5/5P1P/2K3k1/8/1P6/8 w - - 1 0
[ h6 ]

e)
Kiril Georgiev vs Sabino Brunello, Durres, 2014
3r1rk1/p5pb/1p3p1p/P3p3/8/2P1Q1P1/1q3PPK/R3RB2 w - - 1 0
[ Bc4+ if Kh8 Ra2 Rd3 Rxb2 ]

f)
Hugh Murphy vs Kiril Georgiev, Bilbao, 2014
r3r1k1/pp3pbp/2bp1qp1/2p2PQ1/8/1PN5/P1PPNP1P/2KR2R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxg5 Rxg5 Bf3 if Re1 Bxc3 ]

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