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March 2019 Chess Puzzle Answer Key

by Danny Machuca
 
1. Puzzle 1 - Fabi VS Evgeny
 
White To Move
 
 
White: Fabiano Caruana
Black: Evgeny Alekseev
 
World Cup 2009
 
A: 30. Rb7, Bc8; 31. Rc7, Rxa5; 32. Rec1, Rxd5; 33. Rxc8, Rxc8; 34. Rxc8+
 
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2. Puzzle 2 - Fabi VS Francisco
 
White To Move
 
 
White: Fabiano Caruana
Black: Francisco Vallejo Pons
 
Pamplona 2008
 
A: 28. Rf5, gxf5; 29. Nd4, Qe5; 30. Nc6, Nf4; 31. Bxf4, Qxf4; 32. Nxe7+, Kh7; 33. Nxf5
 
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3. Puzzle 3 - Fabi VS Ruslan
 
White To Move
 
 
White: Fabiano Caruana
Black: Ruslan Ponamariov
 
Dortmund 2014
 
A: 39. Re7, Qxe7; 40. Ba6, Kxa6; 41. Qa8#
 
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4. Puzzle 4 Fabi VS Daniel
 
White To Move
 
 
White: Fabiano Caruana
Black: Daniel Stellwagen
 
Vlissingen 2007
 
A: 33. Bxf3, Bxf3; 34. Rxf4, Bg3; 35. Rxf3
 
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5. Puzzle 5 - Fabi VS Luka
 
White To Move
 
 
White: Fabiano Caruana
Black: Luka Lenic
 
2010
 
A: 32. Qf8+, Re8; 33. Qxe8, Rd8; 34. f7