Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Dmitry Andreikin.
White to move and win except where noted.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.


a)
Andreikin vs Berna Guillen, Oropesa, 2001
r2nr2k/1bp1bpp1/p7/1p1pP3/3P2q1/2P2NP1/P1B2PK1/R1BQR3 w - - 0 1
[ Rh1+ Kg8 Bh7+ if Kf8 Bf5 ]

b)
Black to move and win. Viktor Kozlov vs Andreikin, St. Petersburg, 2001
3r3k/2pq4/5p1p/pp2pP1Q/4P2P/1PP3R1/1P1r4/2K1R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rc2+ if Kxc2 Qd2+ w/Qxe1+ & Qxg3 or if Kb1 Qd2 ]



c) White Mates in 4. Andreikin vs Shakhiyar Rahmanov, Heraklio, 2002
1r3r2/1p5R/p1n2pp1/1n1B1Pk1/8/8/P1P2BPP/2K1R3 w - - 0 1

d)
Andreikin vs Pogos Nakhapetiane, Dagomys, 2003
rn2k1r1/1R1b1p1p/3pp3/p6R/4P3/3NBP2/2P1B1P1/b4K2 w q - 0 1
[ Rxa5 ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Andreikin vs Evgueij Kretov, Dagomys, 2004
3r1r2/1pqn1pkp/b3pNp1/4P3/p2R4/P3QB1P/1PP2PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh6+ Kxh6 Rh4+ Kg5 Nxh7+ if Kf5 Bg4+ Kf4 Bxe6# or if Kxh4 Re4# ]



Andreikin Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.


a) White Mates in 4. Andreikin vs Romain Edouard, Heraklio, 2004
1r3r2/2Q2q1k/p6p/8/8/8/PP6/K5RR w - - 0 1

b)
Black to move and win. Denis Yevseev vs Andreikin, Smolensk, 2005
4r1k1/Q4ppp/1r1q4/N1pPpb2/1nP5/R5P1/P4PBP/2R3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ra6 if Qb7 Rb8 ]



c) White Mates in 3. Andreikin vs Alexsej Lanin, St. Petersburg, 2007
7k/1p1q1rnp/p4RRQ/4p3/4P2P/8/PPr1N1P1/7K w - - 0 1

Andreikin Puzzles, Part IV. Black to move and win.
d)
Black to move and win. Genadi Ageichenko vs Andreikin, Moscow, 2007
2r3k1/1q3p2/pr1p2p1/2nPb1Qp/8/6P1/RP1RPPBP/2B3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne6 if dxe6 Rxc1+ mates ]

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Andreikin Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Dmitry Andreikin vs Leonardo Valdes, Internet, 2010
5q1k/4Rp2/3p1PBp/2pP4/2P2QP1/1n5P/1r6/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh6+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Dmitry Andreikin vs Sergey Karjakin, Moscow, 2010
r1bq1rk1/ppppnp1p/2n3p1/3N2B1/2PQ4/8/PP2PPPP/R3KB1R w KQ - 1 0
[ Nf6+ Kh8 Ng4+ ]

c)
Dmitry Andreikin vs Ruslan Ponomariov, Moscow, 2010
2r5/r1p3pp/4k3/p1n2pB1/PbP5/5P2/2B2P1P/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd5 if g6 Be3 ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Dmitry Andreikin vs Quang Liem Le, Astana, 7/9/2012
r1r2n2/1p2R3/3P2pk/2p1Bp1p/pP5P/P4PP1/6K1/5B2 w - - 1 0
[ Bg7+ Kh7 Bf6+ Kg8 Bc4+ ]

e)
Dmitry Andreikin vs Sanan Sjugirov, Moscow, 8/9/2012
r1b2rk1/1pq2pnN/p2bp3/3nN3/8/3B4/PPP1QP1P/R4KR1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ Kxg7 Qg4+ Kh8 Nf6 Nxf6 Qh4+ mates ]



Andreikin Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Alexander Moskalenko vs Dmitry Andreikin, Sochi, 4/11/2012
2q1r1k1/1p3p2/p2p3Q/2pPr3/2P1p3/PP2Pn1P/1R1N1PK1/7R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg5+ Kf1 Rg6 if Qf4 Qxh3+ or if Qh5 Re5 ]

b)
Vladimir Potkin vs Dmitry Andreikin, Sochi, 4/12/2012
8/5Bkp/5np1/2p3Q1/r7/5qp1/P6P/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...gxh2+ Kxh2 Ng4+ Kg1 Qg3+ ]

c)
Evgeny Alekseev vs Dmitry Andreikin, Moscow, 8/13/2012
3r2k1/1p3p1n/pq2p1p1/4Q3/5P2/3r1NP1/PP3RKP/5R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Re3 ]

d)
Dmitry Andreikin vs Ivan Bukavshin, Loo, 4/7/2013
4r2k/1br4p/p2RP1p1/1p6/1P3p2/1B5P/P5P1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd7 if Re7 Rxc7 ]

e)
Alexey Dreev vs Dmitry Andreikin, Tromsoe, 8/19/2013
6k1/5p2/1p2n1p1/4P2p/PR1b3P/3Q2BK/6P1/5Bq1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh1+ Bh2 Nf4+ Kg3 Nxd3 Bxd3 Qe1+ ]

f)
Dmitry Andreikin vs Alexey Dreev, Baku, 8/13/2011
r4rk1/pp3pp1/4pq1B/2N4R/6Q1/P7/1P3PPP/n5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxg7 if Qg6 Bf6 ]

g)
White mates in 4.
Dmitry Andreikin vs Sergey Karjakin, Tashkent, 2014
2rr4/p4k2/4npbR/qppBpNp1/4P1P1/5P2/P1n3K1/3R3Q w - - 1 0
[ Rh7+ ]

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