Here are some chess puzzles from the games of M Amin Tabatabaei.
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 4.
M Amin Tabatabaei vs Thanh Nhan Hoang, Hue, 2012
5r1k/7p/p2pPq2/1pp3R1/P7/2Q5/1P4PP/7K w - - 1 0
[ e7 ]

b)
M Amin Tabatabaei vs K Tukubayev, Albena, 2015
rb2k3/p2b2pp/2p5/2P2pB1/8/6P1/PP4BP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re1+ Kf8 Re7 Be8 Rxe8+ if Kxe8 Bxc6+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
M Amin Tabatabaei vs Homa Alavi, Teheran, 2016
1n1r4/1P1r2k1/3pR2R/p2B1Ppp/2P5/P7/8/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Reg6+ Kf8 Rh8+ Ke7 f6# ]

d)
M Amin Tabatabaei vs Jahongir Vakhidov, Moscow, 2017
1r5r/1p1kq3/p2b2p1/P1p4p/2P1P1b1/6B1/1P1Q4/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rf7 if Qxf7 Qxd6+ or if Kc8 Rxe7 Bxe7 Qf4 ]

e)
White mates in 2.
M Amin Tabatabaei vs Arman Pashikian, Yerevan, 2017
r4r1k/p3Nppp/8/b1R4Q/4PBK1/P1n4N/1q4PP/3R4 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh7+ ]



M Amin Tabatabaei Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 6.
M Amin Tabatabaei vs Sarkar Rajdeep, Ahmedabad, 2017
r1r3k1/1n3p1p/p1pp1Pp1/1p1Pp3/1P4P1/P1PPB3/3K1P2/R6R w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7 Kxh7 Rh1+ Kg8 Bh6 ]

b)
M Amin Tabatabaei vs Chithambaram Aravindh, Moscow, 2018
2rrb3/pp3Bbk/5QNp/q7/3P4/8/PP4PP/2RR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf8+ if Kh8 Qg6 ]

c)
M Amin Tabatabaei vs Kalyan Arjun, Sharjah, 2018
1r5k/1p3Q1p/pN1r4/2p2bq1/P1B2p2/5P2/1P4PP/4R2K w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ Rxe8 Qxe8+ Kg7 Qf7+ Kh6 Qf8+ Kh5 Qxd6 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
M Amin Tabatabaei vs Eltaj Safarli, Anzali Free Zone, 2019
r4k2/5p1p/1pp3pP/4R3/2br3q/2Q5/5PP1/1B2R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qa3+ ]

e)
Izge Bayyurt vs M Amin Tabatabaei, Thessaloniki, 2009
r1bqkb1r/pppn1ppp/5n2/3N2B1/3P4/8/PP2PPPP/R2QKBNR b KQkq - 0 1
[ ...Nxd5 Bxd8 Bb4+ ]

f)
M Amin Tabatabaei vs Pierre Villegas, Brest, 2019
1r1nq2k/1p1R2pp/p1p2p2/8/1P5P/P5PB/5P2/3Q2K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qd6 if 1...Ra8 2.Re7 Qf8 3.Qd7 or if 1...Nf7 2.Rxf7 ]


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