Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Daniil Dubov.
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)
Daniil Dubov vs Sergey Melnikov, Ufa, 2004
r4rk1/1ppq3p/p1n1bp2/2Pp1np1/1P1P1QN1/PN1B3P/5PP1/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf5 if Bxf5 Qxf5 ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Daniil Dubov vs Albert Yangurazov, Meleuz, 2006
1r2kbR1/3b1p2/q3pB2/3pP3/1p1P4/1p2Q3/PP2N2r/K5R1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf8+ Kxf8 Rg8+ Kxg8 Qg3+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Daniil Dubov vs Radik Khairullin, Ufa, 2007
2Q3nr/5q2/1B1p1p2/8/5k2/P6p/1P1N1PPp/4R2K w - - 1 0
[ Be3+ Ke5 f4+ ]

d)
White mates in 6.
Daniil Dubov vs Ildar Garifullin, Sterlitamak, 2010
r1qbr1k1/pb3pp1/2n1p1n1/3pP1PQ/1ppP1BN1/2P2BP1/PP3PK1/R6R w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ if gxf6 gxf6 Bxf6 exf6 Rd8 Qh7+ Kf8 Qh8+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Daniil Dubov vs Vladimir Isaev, Chishmy, 2010
r2qr1k1/pp1nb2b/2p3NB/3n2NP/2Q5/5P2/PPP3P1/3R1R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rxd5 if Bxg6 Rxd7+ Kh8 hxg6 ]

f)
White mates in 2.
Daniil Dubov vs Sergei Shipov, Moscow, 2010
8/8/4Q1pp/8/p6k/4P1N1/5qPK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qh3+ Kg5 Ne4# ]

g)
Daniil Dubov vs Elizaveta Bronnikova, St. Petersburg, 2010
1r4k1/1q3pbp/p1p3p1/Q1B1nb2/4p3/4P1P1/PP2NPBP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ ]




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