Here are chess puzzles from games of top rated FIDE women, Jul-Dec, 2014.
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)
Monika Socko vs Lilit Mkrtchian, Erfurt, 2014
r4rk1/pp4pp/2p1b3/3Nb3/3p4/5B2/PPP2PPP/2KRR3 w - - 1 0
[ Ne7+ Kf7 Rxe5 Kxe7 Rde1 Rf6 Bg4 ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Mariya Muzychuk vs Svetlana Petrenko, Palic, 2014
2r4k/7q/p2pp3/2n2p2/1p3P1r/4B3/PPP1Q2R/2K3R1 w - - 1 0
[ Bd4+ e5 Bxe5+ Qg7 Rxh4+ ]

c)
Tingjie Lei vs Xue Zhao, Jiaxing, 2014
7r/p1kq4/1p1b1R2/2pQ1Ppp/2P5/8/PP4PP/2K5 w - - 1 0
[ Rf7 Be7 Qe5+ Kc6 Rxe7 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Olga Girya vs Maka Madivani, Bilbao, 2014
r3r2k/ppqnpQ1p/2p2b1P/8/2P2P2/2N1B3/PP3P2/3RK1R1 w - - 1 0
[ ...Rg7 Bxc3+ bxc3 Nf6 Rxh7+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Valentina Gunina vs Irina Len, Bilbao, 2014
5nk1/pp3Npp/8/4r2n/3r4/1P1B4/b4RPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ ...Nh6+ ]


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Top rated FIDE women, Jul-Dec, 2014, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Pia Cramling vs Monica Machlik, Tromsoe, 2014
3rr2k/ppq3p1/n1p2PQp/P2Pp2P/1bR5/1P4PB/1B3P1K/3R4 w - - 1 0
[ Bf5 if gxf6 Qxh6+ Kg8 Rg4+ ]

b)
Elina Danielian vs Yaniet Marrero, Tromsoe, 2014
2r2rk1/pp6/3p1npp/3q1p2/1P1QpP2/4P2P/P4NP1/2R2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc8 ]

c)
Elina Danielian vs Kateryna Lahno, Tromsoe, 2014
2r1r3/4b1kp/p5p1/4R3/1R1ppB1P/6P1/4PP2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rb7 if Kf6 Rexe7 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Nana Dzagnidze vs Alexandra Samaganova, Tromsoe, 2014
2R5/3r1pk1/p2N3p/1pK1PPp1/8/6P1/PP2b2P/8 w - - 1 0
[ Ne8+ if Kf8 Nf6+ ]

e)
White mates in 2.
Valentina Gunina vs Lela Javakhishvili, Plovdiv, 2014
2rRR3/5pk1/1n4p1/p5P1/1r1N4/5P2/4PK2/8 w - - 1 0
[ Ne6+ ]



Top rated FIDE women, Jul-Dec, 2014, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Dronavalli Harika vs Sabrina Vega Gutierrez, Tromsoe, 2014
8/1Pk4p/1N4p1/5p2/5P2/1b4P1/7P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd7 if Kxb7 Nc5+ ]

b)
Thanh Trang Hoang vs Atousa Pourkashiyan, Tromsoe, 2014
6k1/2q1bpp1/p1Np1n1p/1p1P1Q2/1P6/7P/PB3PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qc8+ if Qxc8 Nxe7+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Eva Moser vs Gabriela Koskoska, Tromsoe, 2014
6k1/R4n2/2q2Pp1/2p3r1/1pPp4/6Q1/1P4N1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qb8+ ]

d)
Elisabeth Paehtz vs Corina-Isabela Peptan, Tromsoe, 2014
3r2k1/1q2bpp1/4p2r/pQ1bP3/Pp1N1P1p/1P1BR1nP/1BR3PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qxb7 Bxb7 Rc7 ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Monika Socko vs Klaudia Kulon, Plovdiv, 2014
6r1/4RNbk/p5p1/7p/1r6/1P2Q2P/q4PP1/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh6+ Bxh6 Ng5+ ]

Top rated FIDE women, Jul-Dec, 2014, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Monika Socko vs Lylia Meghara, Tromsoe, 2014
2b2rk1/r4ppp/pn2p3/1p6/4BB2/4P3/PP3PPP/2R2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bd6 if Re8 Bc5 ]

b)
Antoaneta Stefanova vs Alexandra Samaganova, Tromsoe, 2014
3q1r1k/4r1p1/pp3bQp/2pN1P2/P1P5/3B3P/1P4P1/4R2K w - - 1 0
[ Rxe7 if Bxe7 f6 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Zhongyi Tan vs Turkan Mamedjarova, Tromsoe, 2014
r7/pp2RQ2/2p2Ppk/7p/8/4P2P/Pq4PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ h4 ]

d)
Aisha Al-Khelaifi vs Deysi Cori T, Tromsoe, 2014
1r6/2r3kp/p5p1/1p2p3/2Pn4/P1KB4/1P1R2PP/4R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...bxc4 if Bxc4 Rb3# ]

Top rated FIDE women, Jul-Dec, 2014, Part V.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Tatiana Melamed vs Lela Javakhishvili, Tromsoe, 2014
r1b1r1k1/pp3p1p/3b2p1/q2PB1Q1/8/3B4/P4PPP/R3R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bf5 Bxf5 Bxe5 Rab1 Bf4 ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
Lela Javakhishvili vs Tatiana Kosintseva, Plovdiv, 2014
8/5p1k/R5pp/2B1b1n1/1P4P1/8/1r4B1/4rRK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf3+ Bxf3 Bh2+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Tanja Tuominen vs Irina Krush, Tromsoe, 2014
r7/5pk1/ppNQ2b1/3P3p/5Rn1/2N3K1/PP4P1/7q b - - 0 1
[ ...h4+ if Kf3 Qf1+ Kxg4 Qxg2+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Andres Guerrero vs Judit Polgar, Tromsoe, 2014
k6r/3p4/P1nq1p2/2b5/4Q1p1/2R3P1/1PP4B/R6K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh2+ Kxh2 Qd2+ if Qe2 Qh6+ ]

Top rated FIDE women, Jul-Dec, 2014, Part VI.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Olga Girya vs Oksana Gritsayeva, Kazan, 2014
8/p3rk2/3p4/B1pPppn1/2Pn4/6PB/P4PK1/1R6 w - - 1 0
[ Bd8 ]

b)
Nana Dzagnidze vs Anna Muzychuk, Beijing, 2014
4r1k1/3Rb2p/p3P1pQ/P1r2p2/8/1p1R2PP/1q4PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe7 if Rxe7 Rd8+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Antoaneta Stefanova vs Anna Ushenina, Beijing, 2014
8/ppk5/3b1B1p/2p3p1/2P2qP1/1PQ2B2/P5K1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qa5+ if Kd7 Qd8+ or if b6 Qxa7+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Lela Javakhishvili vs Monika Socko, Erfurt, 2014
7k/p6p/2B1b2P/4b3/3p1r2/P3p3/1PQ1RP1q/5KR1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf2+ Rxf2 Bc4+ ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Aleksandra Dimitrijevic vs Natalia Zhukova, Palic, 2014
6r1/pb4rk/1P1pp2p/2p5/1PPBqP1n/1R1p2NB/7P/4QRK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh1+ Kf2 Qxh2+ Bg2 Qxg3+ ]

Top rated FIDE women, Jul-Dec, 2014, Part VII.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Sarasadat Khademalsharieh vs Aleksandra Goryachkina, Pune, 2014
r1b1kb1r/pp1n1ppp/2p1p3/q7/2BPn2B/4PN2/PP1N1PPP/R2QK2R b KQkq - 0 1
[ ...g5 Bg3 g4 Ne5 Nxd2 if Qxd2 Bb4 ]

b)
Black mates in 6.
Kirill Klukin vs Nastassia Ziaziulkina, St. Petersburg, 2014
2kbr3/pp3p2/2p3p1/2n1PPp1/2KBP1P1/1P4NP/nP4B1/5R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...b5+ Kxc5 Kd7 ]

c)
Sergey Fedorchuk vs Irina Krush, Doha, 2014
8/R4pk1/1p1p2p1/1Pq1n1Qp/2P1P3/4N2P/1r6/5B1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh2+ Kxh2 Nf3+ ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Franziska Beltz vs Anna Zatonskih, Germany, 2014
8/p5k1/6pp/2p2p2/3qPK1P/1Pp2PP1/P2r4/2Q1R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Kf6 if g4 Qe5+ ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Mariya Muzychuk vs Humpy Koneru, Beijing, 2014
rq3Bk1/1b1Q1ppp/p1p1p3/8/P1B1Pb2/2p2PnP/1PP3P1/R2R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Be3+ Kh2 Nf1+ ]

Top rated FIDE women, Jul-Dec, 2014, Part VIII.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Tatiana Kosintseva vs Humpy Koneru, Beijing, 2014
r5k1/2Q3pp/p2p1n2/4n3/2P1P1q1/3B2B1/Pr4PP/3R1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxd3 Rxd3 Qe2 ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Pia Cramling vs Bela Khotenashvili, Beijing, 2014
2Q2R2/1p6/1k1p4/2pP4/p1bbPP2/8/1PB5/1K1Nq1r1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxd1+ Bxd1 Rxd1+ Kc2 Bb3# ]

c)
Black mates in 2.
Wenjun Ju vs Anna Muzychuk, Beijing, 2014
5B2/p1r4k/5pp1/2N1p2p/7P/1N2nqP1/PP1Q4/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf1+ ]


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