## See 2, 3 or 4 moves ahead - 3 Books in One!

### Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Meilis Annaberdiev. 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)
Black mates in 2.
Jan Markos vs Meilis Annaberdiev, Oropesa, 1999
4r1k1/1Rp4r/2Pp4/3P4/3Qb1p1/4BqP1/P4P1R/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh1+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Meilis Annaberdiev vs Tjapko Struik, St. Lo, 2002
rn2kb1r/p5pp/4p3/1pp2p2/2P1b2B/4QN2/qP2PPPP/3RKB1R w Kkq - 1 0
[ Rd8+ Kf7 Ne5+ Kg8 Rxf8+ Kxf8 Qxc5+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Meilis Annaberdiev vs Ryan Rhys Griffiths, Istanbul, 2012
k1q3r1/pR3p2/Pb2b3/1B2QN1p/3pP3/5PP1/2P3KP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rb8+ if Qxb8 Bc6+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Meilis Annaberdiev vs Bahadir Ozen, Istanbul, 2013
8/3R2p1/p4p1p/r2p4/3n1Pk1/b2BP1P1/P5KP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Bg6 ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Meilis Annaberdiev vs Hur Yasin, Malatya, 2015
Q6r/4k3/p2p2pq/4n1p1/P2B1N2/1P4P1/3r4/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd5+ if Ke6 Rf6+ or if Kd7 Qb7+ ]

1b)
mate in 5
Meilis Annaberdiev vs Tjapko Struik

Meilis Annaberdiev puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Meilis Annaberdiev vs Casper Schoppen, Dieren, 2017
6R1/1pp1Nr1k/p4r2/4Q2p/P1P3pP/8/1P3PPK/2q5 w - - 1 0
[ Qe4+ if Rf5 Nxf5 Rxf5 Rf8 or if Kh6 Rh8+ ]

b)
Meilis Annaberdiev vs Buse Naz Kocyigit, Kesan, 2017
3r3r/pk2N1p1/8/3bp3/P5BP/2R5/1P3P2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxd5 Rxd5 Bf3 Rhd8 Rc5 ]

c)
Huseyin Cakir vs Meilis Annaberdiev, Kesan, 2017
1r2r1k1/p2n1ppp/1q2p3/1N1p4/1R6/2P5/PP2QPPP/4R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...a5 if Rb3 Nc5 ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Bahadir Ozen vs Meilis Annaberdiev, Kahramanmaras, 2018
4r2k/ppp4p/5n1q/2PPp3/4Pp1n/1P4rP/PQ3N1K/4R1RB b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng4+ Nxg4 Nf3+ Bxf3 Qxh3# ]

2d)
mate in 3