Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Victoria Cmilyte.
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)
White Mates in 4. Cmilyte vs Iversen Gutad, Baile Herculane, 1994
1r3r1k/6R1/1p2Qp1p/p1p4N/3pP3/3P1P2/PP2q2P/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Rh7+ Kxh7 Qe7 ]

b)
Cmilyte vs Eugenia Chasovnikova, Aviles, 2000
rn4k1/p5qp/5RpQ/1p1pB3/3Pp3/P5P1/1P5P/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Qxg7+ Kxg7 Rb6+ ]

c)
Cmilyte vs Aidas Labuckas, Mezezers, 2000
6N1/2rR3p/np4k1/1p6/5PP1/7P/5K2/8 w - - 0 1
[ f5+ Kg5 Rxc7 if Nxc7 Kg3 mates ]

d)
White Mates in 7. Cmilyte vs Carlos Vinas Guerrero, Caleta, 2005
5k1r/1R1B1p2/5npp/Q2p4/3PpPP1/P3P3/1P5q/1K6 w - - 0 1
[ Be6 if Rh7 Qd8+ Ne8 Qe7+ ]

e)
Cmilyte vs Alan Walton, Caleta, 2005
r1bn1r1k/pp2b1pp/4P3/2p4Q/3NBp1q/PP6/2P2P1P/B2RR2K w - - 0 1
[ Qxh4 Bxh4 Nf5 ]



Cmilyte Puzzles, Part II. Black to move and win except where noted.
a)
Eva Moser vs Cmilyte, Szeged, 1994
2r4k/7p/3R2n1/3p4/6P1/8/P2N3P/7K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rc1+ Kg2 Rc2 if Rxd5 Nf4+ ]

b)
Rita Zykiene vs Cmilyte, Panevezys, 1995.
4rrk1/2pb2bp/1q4p1/1NpPp3/2P1Pp2/1P1Q2P1/P5BP/4RRK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxb5 if cxb5 c4+ ]

c)
Salomeja Zaksaite vs Cmilyte, Vilnius, 1999
1r2k2r/1bqnbpp1/p4n2/3NpP1p/P1P5/1N5Q/1P1BB1PP/3R1RK1 b k - 0 1
[ ...Bxd5 cxd5 Qb6+ ]

d)
Elzbieta Sosnowska vs Cmilyte, Warsaw, 1999
3q1r1k/r5pp/p2p4/1p1NnbbQ/4p3/NBP4P/PP3PP1/3R1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf3+ if gxf3 g6 ]

e)
Black Mates in 4. Daniel Stellwagen vs Cmilyte, Wijk aan Zee, 2001
8/4k3/P4RR1/2b1r3/3n2Pp/8/5KP1/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nc2+ Kf3 Ne1+ Kf4 Nd3+ ]

f)
Black Mates in 4. David Spence vs Cmilyte, Gibraltar, 2006
4r2k/p5pp/8/P1b2p2/8/2R5/5rPP/1N3RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ree2 ]

Cmilyte Puzzles, Part III. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Viktorija Cmilyte vs Tanja Tuominen, Istanbul, 9/3/2012
8/3Q4/p3r1q1/BpP1kN2/8/4P3/PP6/2K3b1 w - - 1 0
[ Qd4+ ]

b)
Xue Zhao vs Viktorija Cmilyte, Ankara, 9/18/2012
6rk/7p/3p3r/1B3p2/2P1pN1q/4Pp1P/5P2/2R2Q1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg2 ]

c)
Viktorija Cmilyte vs Sopio Gvetadze, Belgrade, 7/25/2013
8/p2q1bk1/2R2Rp1/8/5Bp1/8/5P2/2K5 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf7+ if Qxf7 Rc7 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Viktorija Cmilyte vs Zeinab Mamedjarova, Warsaw, 11/14/2013
r1q5/pRn3QB/8/3k4/2NP4/P1b4b/5P2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe5+ if Kc6 Qb5+ Nxb5 Be4# if Kxc4 Qc5# ]

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