Here are some chess puzzles from the games of the Tradewise Gibraltar Tournament 2017.
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 2.
Patil Anuprita vs Freddy Ramirez Leyva, Gibraltar,1/23/2017
r1b2r1k/ppp4p/2n3p1/3Q2B1/2B3q1/6P1/PPP2P1P/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bf6+ ]

b)
Babu Lalith vs Odin Blikra Vea, Gibraltar, 1/24/2017
4rk2/5p2/1pNq2p1/p2P3p/P1n4P/5QP1/5P2/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qc3 if Ne5 f4 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Mikhail Al Antipov vs Radek Bujnoch, Gibraltar, 1/24/2017
r1b4Q/1p1pbkp1/8/1pqpR1p1/3p4/3P4/PPP2PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rf5+ if Kg6 g4 or if Bf6 Qe8# ]

d)
David Anton Guijarro vs Mathias Womacka, Gibraltar, 1/25/2017
7k/6p1/1pqNrp1p/4P3/p2p1P2/Pn6/1P2Q1PP/3R3K w - - 1 0
[ Nf7+ w/Nd7 ]

e)
Bogdan-Daniel Deac vs Matthew Herman, Gibraltar, 1/25/2017
r1b1r1k1/1p1n1pb1/2pp2pp/p1n5/1qPNP3/1PN1B1PP/P1Q2PB1/3R1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Ncb5 if cxb5 Bd2 Qa3 Nxb5 or if Rd3 a3 ]

2017 Gibraltar Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Antoaneta Stefanova vs Noaman Omar, Gibraltar, 1/27/2017
2rr2k1/1p2qp1p/p3pp2/8/1P5Q/P3PB2/2b2PPP/2R2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc2 Rxc2 Be4 ]

b)
Hikaru Nakamura vs Eduardo Iturrizaga, Gibraltar, 1/28/2017
4r2k/3q2pp/npb5/1N2p3/1PP1B3/2Q3P1/7P/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf3 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Michael Adams vs Wenjun Ju, Gibraltar, 1/29/2017
r6r/p6p/bb1R2pB/3R2Nn/1p4k1/8/1PP2PPP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ h3+ Kf4 Rf6+ Nxf6 g3# ]

d)
Boris Gelfand vs Nitzan Steinberg, Gibraltar, 1/29/2017
3r2k1/1q1P1p2/5p1p/pp6/1b1Q4/1N4PP/5P2/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rc8 if Rxc8 Qg4+ ]

e)
Laurent Fressinet vs Lela Javakhishvili, Gibraltar, 1/29/2017
1r2b2k/r3bpp1/2p2q1p/p1P1pP2/N1BpP1R1/1P5R/P2Q2PP/7K w - - 1 0
[ Rg6 if fxg6 Rxh6+ mates ]

2017 Gibraltar Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Samuel Shankland vs Elisabeth Paehtz, Gibraltar, 1/30/2017
2b1r1k1/p1q1bp2/P1pB4/3p1B1p/3P4/QR2PpP1/5P1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxc7 Bxa3 Rb8 ]

b)
Fabien Libiszewski vs Sebastian Mihajlov, Gibraltar, 1/30/2017
r7/pp1bkp2/4p3/4q3/6Q1/P1p5/2P1BPP1/3RK3 w - - 1 0
[ Qb4+ Ke8 Rxd7 Kxd7 Qxb7+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Salvador Del Rio Angelis vs Dorsa Derakhshani, Gibraltar, 1/30/2017
1r4k1/p6p/1p2q1pP/2p1p3/2n1Q3/P1P4P/8/3R1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qb7 ]

d)
Leandro Krysa vs Noaman Omar, Gibraltar, 1/31/2017
5rk1/p1q2ppp/4b3/1r6/3pBR2/Q2P2P1/P3P2P/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxh7+ Kxh7 Qxf8 ]

e)
Valentin Dragnev vs Lance Henderson De La Fuente, Gibraltar, 2/2/2017
4b3/p1p3R1/1kr4p/1r5P/5P2/3N4/P1PK4/1R6 w - - 1 0
[ Rxb5+ Kxb5 Re7 Bxh5 Re5+ ]

2017 Gibraltar Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Hikaru Nakamura vs David Anton Guijarro, Gibraltar, 2/2/2017
6rk/r1p4n/3p1p2/N2Pp3/1P2Pq2/7R/4Q2P/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qh5+ Qh6 Qxh6+ Kxh6 Rxg8 ]

b)
Black mates in 2.
Kenneth Odeh vs Petteri Paronen, Gibraltar, 1/23/2017
8/p7/1p1p1k2/1P1P2p1/2pPKp2/P1P1nB1P/8/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf1 ]

c)
Joaquin Ruiz Manrique vs Kjetil Ruud, Gibraltar, 1/24/2017
6k1/2p2rpp/q4p2/2QPpP2/1pP1PnRP/1P3P2/r1BK4/6R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxc2+ Kxc2 Qa2+ if Kd1 Qe2+ or if Kc1 Ne2+ ]

d)
Juan Bellon vs Peter Svidler, Gibraltar, 1/24/2017
r6r/pb2kpqR/3ppb2/2p3p1/8/PNP1PP2/1P4PQ/2KR1B2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd5 (if ...Rxh7 Qxd6+ mates) ]

e)
Udi Weisbuch vs Benjamin Gledura, Gibraltar, 1/24/2017
5rk1/3pn1pp/4p1r1/1N2qn1Q/8/1PPB2PP/5P2/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg3+ fxg3 Qxg3+ Kh1 Qxd3 if Qf3 Qxb5 or if Nd4 Ng3+ ]

2017 Gibraltar Puzzles, Part V.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 2.
Josefine Heinemann vs G N Gopal, Gibraltar, 1/24/2017
8/1p3p2/pk3p2/3b1P2/1P5P/P2pb1P1/r2N1R2/2K2R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ra1+ Kb2 Bd4# ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
Valentin Dragnev vs Maxime Lagarde, Gibraltar, 1/26/2017
r6r/5k2/4p3/p1QpPq2/6p1/1P2R3/P4PK1/3R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh2+ Kxh2 Qxf2+ ]

c)
Benamin Gledura vs Hikaru Nakamura, Gibraltar, 1/27/2017
r2r1bk1/1pp2q1p/2n1bpp1/3n4/2NB4/PQ2PNP1/5PBP/2RR2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nb6 if Bxb6 Bxc4 or if Nfd2 Nxc4 Nxc4 Na5 ]

d)
Pere Garriga Cazorla vs Varuzhan Akobian, Gibraltar, 1/27/2017
4k3/R7/1p6/5p2/2P3p1/2n1P3/p2K4/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...g3 if Kxc3 g2 ]

e)
Black mates in 2.
Benjamin Gledura vs Veselin Topalov, Gibraltar, 2/2/2017
[ ...Qe1+ ]


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