Here are some chess puzzles from the 2006 Turin Olympiad.
White to move and win except where noted.

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

a)
Meilis Annaberdiev vs H Fidaeyee, Turin, 2006
1r2r1k1/Rb3pp1/1qp1pb1p/1pN5/3PB3/2P2Q2/1P3PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxb7 Rxb7 Nxb7 Qxb7 Bxc6 ]

b)
White Mates in 4. Camilla Baginskaite vs Nazrana Khan, Turin, 2006
7k/1p1P1Qpq/p6p/5p1N/6N1/7P/PP1r1PPK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Ngf6 gxf6 Qxf6+ Kg8 Qd8+ ]

c)
Tatiana Berlin vs Eachen Chen, Turin, 2006
r1b2rk1/p1q2pp1/3bp2p/1pp1n3/3pP1NP/3P2P1/PPP1QPB1/R1B1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe5 Bxe5 f4 if Bd6 e5 Be7 Bxa8 ]

d)
Chan Peng-Kong vs Godfrey Kabera, Turin, 2006
r7/p1r1qkpp/Rn2pp2/2Nn4/3P4/3NP1P1/Q4P1P/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ e4 Nc3 Qb2 ]

e)
White Mates in 4. Ali Frhat vs Zozik Mohommed, Turin, 2006
r3r3/2qb1pkp/p2p2pN/1p1pn3/7Q/P3B3/1PP1B1PP/R6K w - - 0 1
[ Nf5+ if gxf5 Bh6+ ]

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2006 Turin Olympiad Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 5. Mark Heidenfeld vs R Cecchetti, Turin, 2006
4rbnr/pp1k2pp/2p2p2/q2b4/2B2QPP/6B1/PPP2P2/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Rxd5 cxd5 Bb5+ Qxb5 Qc7+ ]

b)
Ildiko Madl vs Anna-Christina Kopinits, Turin, 2006
1r3r1k/6pp/B1b5/R4n2/3p4/1q1Q4/2N2PPP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxb3 Rxb3 Rxf5 Rxf5 Nxd4 ]

c)
White Mates in 3. Laura Moylan vs Safa Elnami, Turin, 2006
r1bqk2r/ppppn2N/2nb2p1/4p2Q/2B1P3/2P5/PP3PPP/RNB2RK1 w q - 0 1
[ Nf6+ Kf8 Qh6+ ]

d)
White Mates in 4. Jessica Nill vs Catherine Perena, Turin, 2006
8/8/8/k1KB4/5r2/4R3/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Be4 ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Maria Belen Sarquis vs Vanessa Thomas, Turin, 2006
5k2/pp3r1p/2n3p1/4Q3/7q/P3B1N1/1P1R1PPP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh8+ Ke7 Bc5+ Ke6 Rd6+ Ke7 Rxc6+ ]

2006 Turin Olympiad Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Elena Sedina vs Denise Frick, Turin, 2006
r1b1k2r/1p3pp1/2nqpb1p/p2nN3/3P4/P1NQ4/1PB2PPP/R1B1R1K1 w kq - 0 1
[ Nc4 if Qd8 Nxd5 Qxd5 Nb6 ]

b)
White Mates in 3.
Fiona Steil-Antoni 1939 vs Patricia Llaneza Vega 2276, Turin, 2006
3r4/p1rk4/1p2p1q1/3PQp2/5P2/2P3PR/3K4/2R5 w - - 0 1
[ Rh7+ ]

c)
Ghate Swathi vs Joara Chaves, Turin, 2006
2rqr1k1/3bbpp1/pn5p/1ppnP3/8/1P3NNP/P1B2PP1/R1BQR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qd3 g6 e6 Bxe6 Rxe6 ]

d)
Ferenc Berkes vs Plinio Pazos Gambarrotti, Turin, 2006
4r1k1/pRr3pp/2p1p3/3n1Q2/3q4/5B2/P4PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd5 if Rxb7 Rxe6 ]

e)
White Mates in 4. Ilze Berzina vs Ingrid Aliaga Fernandez, Turin, 2006
r1r4k/1p3pp1/2n1pN1p/p2pP3/3P1Q2/3R4/Pq3PPP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rh3 ]



2006 Turin Olympiad Puzzles, Part IV. White to move and win except where noted.
a
Philip Corbin vs S M Chau, Turin, 2006
r3kbnr/pp2q2p/2b1Q1p1/1N1pP3/2p5/3B4/PP3PPP/R1B2RK1 w kq - 0 1
[ Nd6+ Kd8 Bg5 if Qxg5 Nf7+ ]

b)
White Mates in 4. Paula Delai vs Tshepiso Lopang, Turin, 2006
1R6/rbr2p2/5Pkp/2pBP1p1/ppP3P1/5K1P/P1PR4/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bxb7 if Rcxb7 Rg8+ ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Anita Gara vs Barbara Hund, Turin, 2006
1rr3k1/1q3p2/3p2p1/n2P1p2/pp1Q4/7P/PP1N1PRK/6R1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6+ ]

d)
Mohamed Haddouche vs Lemmys Arias, Turin, 2006
6n1/1r2rpk1/6p1/p3p1P1/P3P3/1Q3R2/1qP3K1/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7+ if Rxf7 Rxf7+ Kh8 Qh3+ mates ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Anzel Laubscher vs Magdalena Valombola, Turin, 2006
r1br4/pp4pk/7p/2B2p2/2B5/5N2/1q3PPP/2RQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5+ Kg6 Bf7+ ]

2006 Turin Olympiad Puzzles, Part V. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Hector Leyva vs Adlane Arab, Turin, 2006
r4rk1/5ppp/1p6/p1b1P3/Pq1p1B2/3Q2PP/1P1R1P2/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rc2 w/Bd2 ]

b)
Thomas Luther vs Igor Zugic, Turin, 2006
r2q1bk1/pp1nrpp1/7p/1p1PN3/8/1Q5P/PP3PPB/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ d6 if Re6 Nxf7 ]

c)
Artashes Minasian vs Akintola Fola, Turin, 2006
1k1r3r/pb2qQ1p/1p1N2n1/2ppnp2/8/3P1N2/PPP1B1PP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe7 ]

d)
Tanima Parveen vs Natasha Fairley, Turin, 2006
6k1/1pn2pp1/1b2b2p/1P2P3/1pN5/5N1P/r3BPP1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rd8+ Kh7 Bd3+ w/Nxb6 ]

e)
Juan Santa Torres 2211 vs Craig Van Tilbury 2303, Turin, 2006
6k1/6p1/1pb1pn1p/p1q2r2/2P1p3/4P1BR/PP2B1PP/3Q2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bd6 ]

2006 Turin Olympiad Puzzles, Part VI. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Gudlaug Thorsteinsdottir vs Mariam Mansour, Turin, 2006
r2qr1k1/pppnbp1p/3p1np1/5NB1/3QP3/2N5/PPP2PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe7+ Qxe7 Nd5 ]

b)
Vilhete Vania vs Patrick Marie, Turin, 2006
r1b4r/ppq1kppp/1bp1p3/4nP2/1P4P1/6BP/P1PQN1B1/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Qg5+ if Kf8 Bxe5 Qxe5 Rd8+ mates or if Ke8 Qxg7 ]

c)
White Mates in 4. Zhao Xue vs Jovanka Houska, Turin, 2006
3r1nQ1/1b4p1/1p3k1p/p1q5/P2N4/5P2/6PP/1B2R2K w - - 0 1
[ Re6+ if Nxe6 Qxe6+ Kg5 h4+ ]

d)
White Mates in 5. Hussien Asabri vs Wongi Baek, Turin, 2006
2r1r1k1/p4Rpp/4p3/1pq1N3/1bB2B2/4P3/PP2QPPP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ if Kxg7 Qg4+ Kf8 Bh6+ or if Kh8 Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qh5+ ]

e)
White Mates in 6.
Digesh Shanker Malla 2257 vs Carlos Juarez Flores 2381, Turin, 2006
2r2r2/ppqb2pQ/4pkB1/2Ppp1p1/P7/2N5/2P2PPP/R1B3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg5+ Kxg5 Qxg7 if Rg8 h4+ Qf6+ or if Bb5 Bf7+ Kf4 Qf6+ ]

2006 Turin Olympiad Puzzles, Part VII. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Laurent Fressinet vs Mohsen Sharbaf, Turin, 2006
2rqn2k/p2bb1p1/2np3p/1BpNpr2/Q1P5/P2P1N1P/3B1PP1/1R3RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ba5 if Nc7 Bxc6 ]

b)
P Harikrishna vs Balgan Bayarmandah, Turin, 2006
2qrrb1k/pp3Rp1/1np1bn1p/4P3/3P3N/P7/1PQ3BP/2B1R2K w - - 0 1
[ Ng6+ Kg8 Rxf8+ Rxf8 Ne7+ ]

c)
Jean Lamastus-Candal 2225 vs Zhu Chen 2483, Turin, 2006
6nr/p1q2kpp/b3pp2/1r6/1Bp1B3/P7/5PPP/2RQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc4 if Qb8 or Qxc4 Qd7+ mates ]

d)
Catarina Leite vs DMC Wijayawardena, Turin, 2006
5b1r/4kppp/p3pn2/B2rN3/p2P2b1/8/PP3PPP/RN3RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nc3 if Rxa5 Nc6+ ]

e)
White Mates in 5. John Mukabi vs Andras Guller, Turin, 2006
4r3/1b1r1kb1/pq1p1p2/1p3PpN/2nPN3/P1B5/1P2QRP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxg5+ ]

2006 Turin Olympiad Puzzles, Part VIII. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Roger Nokes vs Olav Sepp, Turin, 2006
3r1r2/pkn2pb1/1ppqbN1p/6p1/4R3/3P2P1/PPPB1QBP/1K3R2 w - - 0 1
[ Bb4 if c5 Rxe6+ ]

b)
White Mates in 8. M Ozanne vs Rupert Jones, Turin, 2006
2brr3/pp2ppk1/2p4p/2qPP1p1/2P1Q1Pn/2N5/PP2B2P/3R1R1K w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7+ Kxf7 Qh7+ Kf8 e6 ]

c)
Luc Winants vs Vladimir Georgiev, Turin, 2006
r2r1nk1/pp3pp1/q1p1p3/4N1P1/2Pb1B2/1P1Q4/P4PK1/R6R w - - 0 1
[ Qh3 Ng6 Nxg6 if fxg6 Qxe6+ mates ]

d)
Michael Adams vs Mikhail Gurevich, Turin, 2006
r5k1/p3r1pp/1p2pq2/1P1pQn2/3P1N1P/R5P1/1P3P2/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxd5 if exd5 Qxd5+ ]

e)
White Mates in 2. Camilla Baginskaite vs Ana-Cristina Calotescu, Turin, 2006
6k1/1r4np/pp1p1R1B/2pP2p1/P1P5/1n5P/6P1/4R2K w - - 0 1
[ Re8+ ]

2006 Turin Olympiad Puzzles, Part IX. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Daniel Barria vs Ahmad Hj Emran, Turin, 2006
rn1r2k1/p3pp1p/1p3bp1/2pP4/2P1P3/4BB2/P1K2PPP/1R5R w - - 0 1
[ e5 Bxe5 d6 ]

b)
White Mates in 3. Colm Daly vs Jac Thomas, Turin, 2006
5q2/7k/1Q3B1p/1P3P2/2P5/1KN2p2/8/r7 w - - 0 1
[ Qc7+ if Kg8 Qg3+ ]

c)
White Mates in 3. Evgenij Ermenkov vs Peter Rowe, Turin, 2006
1r2r3/2p2p2/5Bpk/3pP1Rp/pp3P1Q/7P/qPP3PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxh5+ ]


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