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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Sergey Drygalov.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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

a)
Sergey Drygalov vs Alexey Bochkarev, Izhevsk, 2013
5rk1/r2nn1p1/2bqp3/p2pN3/3P4/2N1P3/1PB2Q1P/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf7 if Qb4 Bh7+ mates ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Georg Nero vs Sergey Drygalov, Budva, 2013
5Q2/1Rq3pk/4bn1p/5p2/3P4/4PB2/5PPP/2q2NK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxf1+ ]

c)
David Shapiro vs Sergey Drygalov, Budva, 2013
r6r/5pk1/3p1nP1/1NpPb3/P6P/1P5K/3B4/1R3R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh4+ if Kg2 Rh2+ Kf3 Rxd2 or if Kxh4 Rh8 mates ]

d)
Sergey Drygalov vs Nikita Anchutin, Khanty Mansyisk, 2016
r4rk1/1p3pp1/pnp1b2p/3nP1Nq/5P2/1P1B3P/P1Q3P1/R1BR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Be2 if Qg6 Qxg6 fxg6 Nxe6 ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Sen Ly vs Sergey Drygalov, Khanty Mansyisk, 2016
5b2/5Nkp/p2p2p1/1pr5/2P3q1/1P1Q4/P3r2P/1B4RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh2+ Kxh2 Rh5+ ]

f)
White mates in 4.
Sergey Drygalov vs Boris Maryasin, Satka, 2017
2R2bk1/5ppp/pB3Pb1/Pq1pp3/1p4Q1/1P6/1P4PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf8+ Kxf8 Qc8+ Qe8 Bc5+ ]

g)
White mates in 6.
Sergey Drygalov vs Ganzorig Amartuvshin, New Delhi, 2019
1rb2k2/q4p2/2B3p1/p1bNQ3/5p2/7r/PPP2P1P/2K1R1R1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6 if fxg6 Qf6+ ]


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