Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Luka Lenic.
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 5.
Lenic vs Mitja Mataln, Slovenia, 2002
5kq1/r3p3/2p1P2R/3p2Q1/pP1P4/2P5/P7/7K w - - 1 0
[ Qe5 if Rb7 Rh8 a3 Qf4+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Lenic vs Jana Krivec, Maribor, 2003
r1q3k1/ppb2pBp/2n1rPp1/2p5/P1NpPR1Q/3P4/1PP4P/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh7+ ]

c)
Lenic vs Igor Lysyj, Halkidiki, 2003
3n3k/1p4q1/p5p1/5pN1/1P1p1P1p/P5P1/2P2PK1/4R3 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ Qg8 Rxd8 ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Lenic vs Jernej Spalir, Slovenia, 1/12/2005
rn2r1k1/2R5/p3b2R/1p6/4pBP1/4K2P/PP2B3/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rg6+ ]

e)
Lenic vs Daniil Lintchevski, Kirishi, 5/25/2005
R4r2/6kp/8/1p1Np1q1/5prn/2P4Q/1P3RPP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf8 Kxf8 Ne3 ]



Lenic Puzzles, Part II. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Lenic vs Willy Iclicki, Crete, 10/28/2007
n1k2r1r/pp1bn1p1/2p1pp1p/2P1N3/4P1P1/8/PP1BBP1P/2KR2R1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxd7 Kxd7 Bxh6+ ]

b)
Lenic vs Jozsef Pinter, Sibenik, 9/29/2008
2r3k1/p4pp1/5n1p/4N3/1r1P1q2/3Q4/1P2RPPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nc6 Rb7 g3 Qd6 Ne7+ ]

c)
Lenic vs Russell Dive, Dresden, 11/16/2008
r1r3k1/5ppp/bq2p3/p7/3PP2P/2bB2R1/1B2QPP1/1R4K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxa6 Rxa6 Rc1 ]

d)
Lenic vs Andrea Stella, Brescia, 6/10/2009
8/2p2p1p/1p6/pPrk1p2/P1N1rPP1/5K1P/2R1B3/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rd2+ Ke6 gxf5+ Kxf5 Bd3 Rxc4 Bxe4+ ]

e)
Lenic vs Darko Doric, Sibenik, 9/22/2009
8/p3kppp/Pp1nq1n1/1Pp1p3/2P1N3/B2QPP2/5KPP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Bxc5 if bxc5 Qxd6+ Qxd6 Nxd6 Kxd6 b6 ]

Lenic Puzzles, Part III. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Lenic vs Tamas Horvath, Austria, 10/10/2009
r2qk2r/3p2pp/ppnRpp2/8/1BP5/2P1Q1P1/P3PP1P/4K2R w Kkq - 1 0
[ Rxc6 if dxc6 Qxe6+ mates ]

b)
Lenic vs Blazimir Kovacevic, Rijeka, 11/30/2009
4r3/1k1q4/1pN4p/p2p2p1/3P2n1/P3P3/KPR1QrP1/2R5 w - - 1 0
[ Qb5 if Rf7 Nxa5+ Ka7 Rc7+ ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Lenic vs Ognjen Jovanic, Nova Gorica, 1/31/2010
2qn4/3N3p/1pnQ2pk/p1p1Pp2/P4P2/1PB3P1/7P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf8+ ]

d)
Lenic vs Viesturs Meijers, Khanty Mansyisk, 9/29/2010
1n6/rp3pkp/pN1r1p2/4p3/2B5/1R2P3/PPb1KPPP/7R w - - 1 0
[ Nc8 if Bxb3 Bxb3 Rd7 Nxa7 Rc7 Rd1 b6 Rd8 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Lenic vs B S Shivananda, New Delhi, 1/8/2011
8/3r1pb1/2RN1r1k/6Rp/p2Pp2P/B2nP3/P4PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf5+ ]


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