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### Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Ivan Ivanisevic. 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)
Ivanisevic vs M Tare, Varna, 1994
2b2k1r/r4p1p/4p1p1/p4qQ1/1p1p2N1/4R3/PPP3PP/2K1R3 w - - 1 0
[ Qd8+ Kg7 Qxd4+ ]

b)
White Mates in 2.
Ivanisevic vs Robert Fontaine, Zagan, 1997
r1q3k1/4Q1Pb/4p2B/4P3/1p6/2p1K3/1P5P/3R4 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ ]

c)
Ivanisevic vs Dejan Antic, Novi Sad, 2000
r1bq1rk1/1p5p/3p2p1/P2Pp3/R2np3/2B5/3QBPPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd4 if exd4 Qxd4 ]

d)
White Mates in 3.
Ivanisevic vs Dusan Lekic, Budva, 2003
4qr1k/r3N1p1/2pP2Pp/p1n1Pp1Q/1p3P2/n1p4R/7P/B4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh6+ ]

e)
White Mates in 5.
Ivanisevic vs Diogo Fernando, Internet, 2003
6r1/5kp1/2p1N2p/p2pQ3/n1b4P/P4qP1/5P2/B3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf4 if Qe4 Rxe4 dxe4 Qc7+ ]

Ivanisevic Puzzles, Part II. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White Mates in 4.
Ivanisevic vs Asaf Shoham, Internet, 2003
6k1/4R3/pq1r1npp/1p6/1P4P1/P4Q2/3r1P1P/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ ]

b)
Ivanisevic vs Cyril Marzolo, Internet, 2006
8/r4p2/4p3/2b1Np2/3p1P2/2k3P1/4KP2/1R6 w - - 1 0
[ Rc1+ ]

c)
White Mates in 4.
Ivanisevic vs Sarai Sanchez Castillo, Reykjavik, 2006
r1b1r1k1/1p3Rp1/p1p3P1/4B2p/3PN1P1/4P3/PP6/6nK w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ ]

d)
Ivanisevic vs Hrvoje Stevic, Nova Gorica, 2007
r3k1r1/4bp1p/p3pB2/2n4q/2Q5/5N2/P1B2PPP/3R2K1 w q - 1 0
[ Ne5 if Bxf6 Qxc5 Qxe5 Ba4# ]

e)
Ivanisevic vs Nikoloz Managadze, Kallithea, 2008
1q1r4/5pk1/2P3pp/p2pRp2/Pp1P4/6QP/1P3PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd5 if Qxg3 fxg3 or if Qb6 Qe5+ ]

Ivan Ivanisevic Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Ivanisevic vs Predrag Nikolic, Sibenik, 2008
2r5/5k1n/1pp1b3/p2p2p1/3P2N1/P7/1P1K1PP1/3BR3 w - - 1 0
[ Nh6+ if Kf6 Rxe6+ ]

b)
Ivanisevic vs Sasa Jovanovic, Kragujevac, 2009
r3kb1r/p1qnpn2/3p1p1p/2pP1N2/Q1P1Np2/8/P4PPP/1R2R1K1 w kq - 1 0
[ Rb7 if Qxb7 Nexd6+ ]

c)
Ivanisevic vs Danilo Milanovic, Kragujevac, 2011
3r2k1/r1q2pb1/pn1p2pp/Q1pn4/4NB2/6P1/PP2PPBP/1R1R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxd6 Rxd6 Nxd6 Qxd6 e4 ]

d)
Ivanisevic vs Aurelio Colmenares, Geneva, 2011
3rr1k1/p5b1/1p2p1Qp/2p5/3q4/8/PP2B1PP/R4R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rad1 if Qxb2 Bd3 ]

e)
Ivanisevic vs Laszlo Gonda, Hungary, 2012
2r2r2/p5pk/2q1pp1p/1p1b4/3P1B2/b1P3Q1/P1R1BPPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ c4 if Bb4 cxd5 Qxc2 Bd3+ ]

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Ivan Ivanisevic Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 2.
Ante Brkljaca vs Ivan Ivanisevic, Banja Koviljaca, 2013
5r2/6pk/p3p2p/PpN2p2/3P1n2/1B2K3/1P1Q2qP/2R1Bb2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd5+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Hakob Vardanian vs Ivan Ivanisevic, Yerevan, 2014
5r2/1p5k/3p3B/1PpNp3/P1P1P1q1/6rp/2Q2P1K/4R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg2+ Kh1 Rh2+ ]

c)
Ljubomir Ilic vs Ivan Ivanisevic, Skopje, 2014
3rr1k1/pp3ppp/3q4/1P5b/8/2Rp2PP/P1nP1PBK/2R2QN1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Be2 ]

d)
Alexander Timerkhanov vs Ivan Ivanisevic, St. Petersburg, 2014
5R2/3R4/p5kp/5p1b/4p3/Pr2P3/5P1P/4K3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rb1+ Kd2 Rd1+ ]

e)
Ivan Ivanisevic vs Nderim Saraci, Minsk, 2017
4r2r/kpq1P3/p5R1/1bnp1p1p/3N1R2/1PP3Q1/2BK3P/8 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nxb5+ axb5 2.Ra4+ if 2...Kb8 3.Ra8+ ]

f)
Ivan Ivanisevic vs Ogulcan Kanmazalp, Izmir, 2018
8/pp1N2R1/k2rp3/3b3R/2pP4/P1P5/1P4r1/1K6 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nc5+ Kb5 2.Rxd5 exd5 3.Rxg2 ]

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