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Here are some chess puzzles from the games from the 2012 Wijk aan Zee tournaments.
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)
Sipke Ernst vs Erwin L'Ami, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
8/Q1r1n1kp/2q2p2/1p3pPB/p1b1pP1P/P3p1K1/8/2RR4 w - - 0 1
[ gxf6+ if Kxf6 Qd4+ mates or if Kh6 fxe7 ]

b)
Sipke Ernst vs Vladimir Potkin, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
8/2R5/p3r1p1/pb1p2k1/7R/6KP/5P2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rf7 w/f4# ]

c)
P Harikrishna vs Jan Timman, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
3r4/7p/k1n3r1/1p4p1/p1b1NnB1/P3B3/5PPP/1R2R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nc5+ if Kb6 Ne6+ ]

d)
Teimour Radjabov vs Sergey Karjakin, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
8/1P3p2/6p1/7p/1r1kp2P/2RbN1P1/5P1K/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rc4+ if Bxc4 Nc2+ ]

e)
Alexander Motylev vs Daniele Vocaturo, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
2q1r1kb/2p1rp1p/6pP/1p2P3/1P3Qn1/1BP1R1N1/5P2/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 if f5 Nxf5 gxf5 Rg3 ]

Wijk aan Zee Puzzles, Part II. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White Mates in 3. Daniele Vocaturo vs Sipke Ernst, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
rn1r4/b1p3Q1/p1n3p1/1p1Bp2k/8/2qP3P/P4PP1/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf3+ ]

b)
Vassily Ivanchuk vs Anish Giri, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
8/1k6/p7/4Ppp1/3K4/5P2/7P/8 w - - 0 1
[ f4 if gxf4 h4 or if g4 e6 ]

c)
P Harikrishna vs Daniele Vocaturo, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
2r3k1/p2q1ppp/2r2b2/1Q1B4/8/B5P1/P4P1P/1R4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxc6 if Rxc6 Qxc6 ]

d)
Matthew Sadler vs Anne Haast, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
2r1r1k1/3R1p1p/p4B1P/1p2Pp2/2n5/2b2NP1/P4P2/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 if Bxf6 exf7+ ]

Wijk aan Zee Puzzles, Part III. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Elisabeth Paehtz vs Hans Tikkanen, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
1k4r1/2n5/p3Bp2/qp1p4/P1pP1b1P/2P2Nr1/1PQ1R3/1K3R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf3 Rxf3 Rg1+ Ka2 Rc1 Rxf4 Rxc2 Rxc2 Nxe6 ]

b)
Pieter Hopman vs Lisa Schut, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
6k1/p7/1n4r1/2p2NB1/2n1PP2/P1R2K2/1p1r4/7R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh2 Re1 Nd2+ ]

c)
Anne Haast vs Sachdev Tania, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
3qk3/1brpbp2/4p3/r7/N2QP3/P4BPp/1P5P/3R1R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...e5 ]

d)
Lisa Schut vs Elisabeth Paehtz, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
8/5p2/3K1k2/p7/B2N1p2/4p1PP/4Rn2/5r2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne4+ if Kc6 Nxg3 ]


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