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Late 2006 through 2007 Noteworthy Puzzles
Compiled by chessmoron
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These games may get a puzzle out of them.

21. Rxc6+! bxc6 22. Qxc2! Qxc2 23. Rb8#.
E Najer vs A Kornev, 2006 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

White wins at least two pawns by 30 Nh4! g6 31 Nf5! gxf5
Beliavsky vs J Smeets, 2006 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

49 Rd8+! Kh7 (or 49 … Rxd8 50 Qxd2) 51 Rg7+! Kxg7 52 Qg2+ Kh7..
Li Chao vs Wang Hao, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 55 moves, 1-0

Dmitry Frolyanov vs Valerij Filippov: 55. !
D Frolyanov vs A Filippov, 2006
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 63 moves, 1-0

Negi plays Rg1? but missed mating move
Negi vs Lagno, 2006 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

35... ! 36. Qxf5 Ne3+
F Manca vs L Shytaj, 2006
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 35 moves, 0-1

Black wins the Queen with 1 … Ng3+! 2 Qxg3 f4,
Srinath Narayanan vs V Ikonnikov, 2006 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

31. Rh8+! Kxh8 32. Qh3+ Kg8 33. Qxe6+ Kh7 34. Rh2#
A Chudinovskikh vs O V Nikolenko, 2007
(C14) French, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

38. Qd8+ Kg7 39. f6+ Kh6 40. Kh4!
Morozevich vs Aronian, 2007 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

White wins the Knight by 22. f4! Qxf4 23. Re4
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 2007 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

54 … Rf2! 55 Rg3 Rxh2+, anticipating 56 Rh3 Kxf5
Leko vs Kramnik, 2007 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 54 moves, 0-1

White wins most forcefully with 18 Rxc6! Bxc6
F Manca vs H Kongevold, 2007 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

25 … Rf4!, threatening 26 … Rh4.
Naiditsch vs J Gustafsson, 2007 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 25 moves, 0-1

33 Qf2! Qxh5 34 Qb6 Rd7 35 Qe6+ Kd8 36 Rg8+ Kc7 37 Qc6#.
E Romanov vs O Brendel, 2007 
(B20) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

43 ... Bd4!, seeing 44 Bxd4 Nexf4+ & 44 Bxe6 Nxe3+ 45 Kh2 Qf2+
Topalov vs Nisipeanu, 2007 
(B01) Scandinavian, 47 moves, 0-1

19 Bxe6! fxe6
Karjakin vs A Rychagov, 2007 
(C10) French, 22 moves, 1-0

25...Rxd6! 26 Qxd6 Be5
E Sevillano vs Stripunsky, 2007 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 27 moves, 0-1

See http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chesscollection?cid=1010111
Judit Polgar vs Bareev, 2007 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 33 moves, 1-0

45...Ne2+ 46 Kf1 (not 2 Kh2?? Rh6 mate) Nc3 47 Rb7 Nxd5 =.
Gelfand vs Kasimdzhanov, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

41... a1=Q! 42 Qxa1 Qf4+! 43 Rxf4 (or 43 gxf4 Bf2#) fxg5#.
Gelfand vs Shirov, 2007 
(D85) Grunfeld, 54 moves, 0-1

43...Bh3+! 44 Qxh3 Rf6+ 45 Ke1 Qf2+!
Sadvakasov vs S Chanda, 2007
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 52 moves, 0-1

30 a4 Rb7 31 Rc1! Nd5 32 Rb1 f5 33 a5!, intending Nc4-e5-c6.
Carlsen vs Onischuk, 2007 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

29. Rh1!
de Firmian vs N Getz, 2007 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 33 moves, 1-0

34…Rh2+ 35 Kg3 (or 35 Kf1 Bh3+) f1N+! 36 Kf4 Rh4+ 37 Kg5
R Fontaine vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2007 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 39 moves, 0-1

30. Qxh5
Korbut vs Zhao Xue, 2007 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

51.Rxg6+
V Malakhov vs I Khairullin, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 53 moves, 1-0

40 Rf7+ Ke8 41 Nf6+! Bxf6 42 Rg7+! Kf8 43 h8=Q#.
Aronian vs Grischuk, 2007 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1-0

Svidler missed win 33 Bxe6+!
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

43 . . . Rc3! 44 Qxc3 Qf1+
M Ragger vs Stellwagen, 2007 
(C11) French, 43 moves, 0-1

36 Ra8 Rb8 37 Qa7!, threatening 38 Rxb8 and 38 Qg7#.
T Abrahamyan vs S Limontaite, 2007
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

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