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February 2019 Chess Puzzle Answer Key

by Danny Machuca, Senior Chess Associate
 
1. Puzzle One - Kosteniuk VS Peter
 
 
White: Alexandra Kosteniuk
Black: Carol-Peter Gouw
 
2000
 
A: 11. Bxh7+, Kh8; 12. Kf1, cxb2; 13. Bxb2
 
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2. Puzzle 2 - Fakhirdou VS Dzagnidze
 
 
White: Ekaterini Fakhiridou
Black: Nana Dzagnidze
 
7th European Individual Championship 2006
 
A: 21. …., Rxb6; 22. axb6, Bb4; 23. Ra4, Bxc3; 24. Qc1, Qd8
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3. Puzzle 3 - Valentina VS Anastasia
 
 
White: Valentina Gunina 
Black: Anastasia Bodnaruk
 
Russian Championship Superfinal (Women) 2009
 
A: 22. Bxe4, fxe4; 23. Nxg5, Nxg5; 24. hxg5, Bxc3; 25. Bxd6
 
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4. Puzzle 4 - Zhansaya VS Sabina
 
 
White: Zhansaya Abdumalik
Black: Sabina Ibrahimova
 
World Junior Championship (Girls) 2013
 
A: 20. Qxg6+, Kf8; 21. Ne6+, Ke8; 22. Qg8+, Kd7; 23. Bxc3, Qb6; 24. Qxf7, Qe3+; 25. Kxd1, Qxe4; 26. Nc5+, dxc5; 27. Qf5+