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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Daniele Vocaturo.
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 2.
Daniele Vocaturo vs Alex Baldelli, Arvier, 2003
5rk1/1pqPQp2/p4Ppp/8/8/3P3P/PP4P1/4R2K w - - 1 0
[ Qxf8+ ]

b)
Daniele Vocaturo vs Riccardo Antoniacci, Rome, 2004
qr3r1k/p1R1ppn1/1p3b2/7p/1P2pP2/4B3/P1Q3PP/1B1R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxa7 if Qxa7 Qxe4 mates ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Daniele Vocaturo vs Bettina Trabert, Verona, 2005
3r2r1/ppN3bp/1k6/3pp3/P7/2R2P2/1PP2P1P/4RK2 w - - 1 0
[ a5+ Kxa5 Rb3 b5 Rxb5+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Daniele Vocaturo vs Fritz Maurer, Saint Vincent, 2005
1r3rk1/p1q1bp1p/3pp1p1/8/3B1P2/3n1R1Q/PPP3PP/R6K w - - 1 0
[ Qxh7+ Kxh7 Rh3+ ]

e)
Daniele Vocaturo vs Vasilios Kotronias, Reggio Emilia, 2005
1nkr3r/pp3ppp/3Bp3/8/6b1/1B2QN2/PqP1KPPP/7R w - - 1 0
[ Be5 Qa3 Bxe6+ ]

Daniele Vocaturo puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Daniele Vocaturo vs Dimitar Marholev, Bratto, 2008
r2q1r1k/2p2P1p/p4n2/1p6/1b1P4/1B3Q2/PP2RPP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re8 Nxe8 Rxe8 if Rxe8 fxe8/Q+ Qxe8 Qf6# or if Qg5 Rxa8 ]

b)
Daniele Vocaturo vs Mohamed Tissir, Sautron, 2008
5r2/r5p1/4Ppp1/p4pk1/1p2b2N/7R/1PP3PP/2K1R3 w - - 1 0
[ Ree3 if f4 Rxe4 f5 e7 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Daniele Vocaturo vs Fosco Cavatorta, Palau, 2009
2r1k3/2P1b1r1/pB3pnp/1p2p1p1/P5b1/1B3N2/1PPR1PPP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ ]

d)
Daniele Vocaturo vs Zhaoqin Peng, Wijk aan Zee, 2010
5rk1/4R1p1/p2p2Qp/2r5/3q4/1P5P/P5P1/4R2K w - - 1 0
[ Re8 if Rc8 Rxc8 Rxc8 Qe6+ ]

e)
Daniele Vocaturo vs Levy Ortega, Arvier, 2010
2rqr3/1pp2pk1/pnn3pN/4p2p/3Pp2P/2P2R2/PPQ2PPN/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf7+ Kxh6 Qc1+ g5 dxe5 ]


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