'Sac&Mate' - 1,000 sacs that end in mate



Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Di Li.
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)
Di Li vs Yunguo Wan, Beijing, 2014
5r1k/7p/p7/1p1Q4/1q6/7P/P5PK/3R4 w - - 1 0
[ Qe5+ Kg8 Rd4 ]

b)
Di Li vs Francesco Rambaldi, Durban, 2014
R3Nbk1/7p/3p2p1/2pP1p2/5B1P/5KP1/1nr2P2/8 w - - 1 0
[ Ra7 if Kh8 Nf6 Bg7 Bh6 mates ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Di Li vs Tomas Sosa, Durban, 2014
4rr1k/ppR4p/8/2pPp3/2q5/4B3/PQ1K1P2/6R1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qxb7+ ]

d)
Chaojie Yu vs Di Li, Jiangmen, 2014
2k3r1/pp2b1r1/1qb1pN2/5p1Q/8/P5BP/1PB2PP1/2R1R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg3 if Nxg8 Rxg2+ mates ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Di Li vs Zhouqiao Zhao, Tianjin, 2018
1r4k1/1q3p1p/5BrQ/1p1nP1R1/2pP1R2/2P5/6P1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh7+ Kxh7 Rh4+ Rh6 Rg7+ ]

f)
White mates in 8.
Di Li vs Vladimir Malakhov, China, 2019
3brrk1/3R3p/p4p2/6p1/1p1B2Q1/6P1/qP3P1P/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxg5+ fxg5 Rg7+ Kh8 Rg6+ ]


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