Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Ian Rogers.
White to move and win except where noted.

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


a)
Rogers vs Craig Laird, Adelaide CH-AUS, 1980
2kr3r/1p1nq1pp/p3p3/2PnP3/3QN3/8/PPP3PP/2R2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rf7 ]


b)
Rogers vs Bela Toth, Reggio Emilia, 1983
2r3kr/p2q1ppp/2b2b2/2Qp4/5B2/1N4P1/PP3P1P/2R1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Na5 ]


c)
White Mates in 6. Rogers vs Kerridge, Southport, 1983
r3q1rk/pR2b3/3pP3/4p3/2P2p1p/P2B1P1P/6P1/1R2Q2K w - - 0 1
[ Qxh4+ ]

d)
White Mates in 2. Rogers vs Zlatko Klaric, Nouro, 1984
1nbk1b1r/1r6/p2P2pp/1B2PpN1/2p2P2/2P1B3/7P/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Bb6+ ]

e)
Rogers vs Lloyd Fell, Canberra, 1985
r2qk2r/p1pbb1pp/2p5/2nppP2/3N4/8/PPP3PP/RNBQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh5+ ]



Ian Rogers, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Rogers vs Fabrice Delay, Martigny, 1985
rn1qk2r/p2b1p1p/1p2p2R/1B1NP3/3bnB2/8/PPP3P1/R2Q1K2 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6+ w/Qh5+ ]

b)
Rogers vs Robert Hamilton, Ballarat, 1986
3r1r2/R4n2/2np2pk/3qp1b1/1P2N3/6PB/2Q2B1P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7 if Nxb4 Rh7+ or if Rxf7 Nxg5 ]

c)
Rogers vs Mihai Suba, Szirak, 1986
r1b2rk1/pp1pbpp1/7p/3Np1q1/1PP5/6P1/P2Q1PBP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ f4 ]

d)
Rogers vs Salor Sitanggang, Jakarta, 1987
2q3rk/2r2pp1/b3p1Q1/p2pPP1P/1p1B4/1P6/1PPR4/4K1R1 w - - 0 1
[ f6 ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Rogers vs Evgeny Ermenkov, Calcutta, 1988
1R6/3kbr2/3p2p1/5qp1/3R1B2/8/1PPKQ3/5r2 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd6+ ]

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Ian Rogers, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 4. Rogers vs Alexander Sznapik, Thessaloniki, 1988
1r6/2R1n3/3pBk1b/3Pp1n1/3qP1Q1/6P1/1PR2NK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qf5+ ]


b)
White Mates in 6. Rogers vs Dusko Ivanisevic, Sokobanja Open, 1989
2R2b1k/7p/6pP/p3P3/5r2/8/PPP1B3/1K6 w - - 0 1
[ Bc4 ]


c)
Rogers vs Alfred Weindl, Mendrision, 1989
2r4r/1pq2pkp/p3b1p1/4p1P1/1b2Pn1P/1BN1B3/PPP2Q2/1K1R3R w - - 0 1
[ Bxf4 ]

d)
Rogers vs Joris Brenninkmeijer, Groningen, 1990
1k2rn2/p1q2p2/1pp2B2/4nQP1/1PP1B3/P7/8/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ Rd8+ ]

e)
White Mates in 3. Rogers vs Nigel Davies, London, 1991
5q2/1ppr1br1/1p1p1knR/1N4R1/P1P1PP2/1P6/2P4Q/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Qh4 ]

Ian Rogers, Part IV. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Rogers vs Gilberto Milos, Manila, 1992
k4r1r/p4p1b/2qp2p1/b2Np1Pp/4P2P/PR1R4/1PP1QP2/1K6 w - - 0 1
[ Rdc3 if Bxc3 Qa6 ]

b)
Rogers vs Jaan Elvest, Biel, 1993
4kb1Q/2q4p/3p4/5r2/8/2B5/PPP3b1/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ Re1+ w/Bf6+ ]

c)
Rogers vs Johannes Van Mil, Tilburg, 1993
2nq1rk1/1pN1ppb1/pn4p1/3P4/5BB1/1P2Q1P1/P4P2/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne6 if fxe6 Bxe6+ & Kg2 ]

d)
Rogers vs Dmitry Gedevanishvili, Canberra, 1995
2r3k1/2P2pbp/1q2p1p1/1r6/p3NP2/3Q4/P3N1PP/2R4K w - - 0 1
[ Qd7 w/Nd6 ]

e)
Rogers vs Stefan Loffler, Netherlands, 1995
3r4/6kp/1p3pb1/p2B4/q6r/6QP/P4PP1/2RR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qc7+ w/Bb3 ]

f)
Rogers vs Erik Van den Doel, Wijk aan Zee, 1995
r4rk1/1p2p1bp/p3b1p1/2qpP3/3n2P1/1B2Q2P/PP1N1P1B/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne4 ]

g)
Rogers vs Markus Wach, Linz AUT, 1997
3r1rk1/4p1bp/Bnp2pp1/2Nb4/P2P1q2/1P6/1Q3BPP/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bg3 w/Bc7 ]

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