My best moves

I love attacking, and I love tactics and I hope you do too. Let’s see you if you can solve some puzzles and find the winning moves to some of my games!

The answers are below each game, along with computer analysis so you can check to see all of your variations!

Melekhina-Ni, 2015 U.S. Women’s Championship, St. Louis

Black to move.

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The answer and full game is here! By the way, my 5th move won a prize for best novelty of the tournament. Here’s a video of me explaining how I came up with the idea!

Kantane-Ni, 2005 Blaszczak Memorial, Wroclaw

Black to move.

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The answer and full game is here!

Kaya-Ni, 2013 Women’s World Team Championship, Astana

Black to move.

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The answer and full game is here!

Ni-Lezhepekova, 2009 Women’s European Championship, St. Petersburg

White to move.

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The answer and full game is here!

Orlova-Ni, 2010 Chess Olympiad, Khanty-Mansiysk

Black to move.

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The answer and full game is here!

Yu-Ni, 2015 U.S. Women’s Championship, St. Louis

Black to move.

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The answer and full game is here!

Girya-Ni, 2013 Women’s World Team Championship, Astana

Black to move.

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There are two crushing moves, but see which one I chose here!

Melekhina-Ni, 2012 U.S. Women’s Championship, St. Louis

Black to move.

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The answer and full game is here!

How many did you get right? Hopefully all of them!