Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Vladimir Fedoseev.
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)
Fedoseev vs Petr Palachev, Rybinsk, 8/2/2007
7r/pp1k1p2/2n1bPp1/3p1pN1/P1pP3P/B1P5/2P2P2/4RK2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe6 fxe6 f7 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Fedoseev vs Viktorija Ni, Peterhof, 1/6/2008
1r2k2r/2b3p1/pq1pBPP1/1p2Q3/PB3R1p/7P/1PP4K/8 w - - 1 0
[ Bg4+ dxe5 f7+ Kd8 f8/Q+ ]

c)
White mates in 6.
Fedoseev vs Klementy Sychev, Varna, 7/1/2008
r4r1k/1b1R4/p3B1p1/4p1Pp/np2P3/8/PPP2P2/2K4R w - h6 1 0
[ Rxh5+ gxh5 g6 ]

d)
Fedoseev vs Daniil Lintchevski, Kirishi, 11/27/2008
8/4k2P/1R6/1P4p1/8/7r/4p1K1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Kf2 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Fedoseev vs Vladimir Belous, Kirishi, 5/15/2009
r6r/pR3p1p/2p3p1/8/k3P3/2B3nP/bPP3P1/2K4R w - - 1 0
[ b3+ Bxb3 cxb3+ Ka3 Kb1 ]



Fedoseev Puzzles, Part II. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Fedoseev vs Daniel Semcesen, Lvov, 11/27/2009
4rbk1/1nq2pp1/p1b2n1p/3r4/PPN1p3/1B3N1P/3B1PP1/2RQR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nce5 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Fedoseev vs Evgeny Levin, St. Petersburg, 5/26/2010
5rkb/5p2/2q2Pp1/8/1P1Bp2Q/2P3RP/1r4P1/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6+ fxg6 f7+ ]

c)
Fedoseev vs Daria Pustovoitova, Rybinsk, 8/5/2010
r4bk1/pp2r2p/2p1bp2/8/7p/5N2/PPB2PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe6 Rxe6 Bb3 Rae8 Nd4 Kf7 Nxe6 Rxe6 Re1 ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Fedoseev vs Nikolay Chepel, St. Petersburg, 10/29/2010
7r/p4B2/8/1p1PPk2/2pBp3/P1P3R1/5K2/r7 w - - 1 0
[ Be6+ ]

e)
Fedoseev vs A Koushik Girish, Kocaeli, 10/29/2011
3r4/1p2p1kp/1n4p1/B2q1n2/3bNP2/1Q4PP/P5BK/2R5 w - - 1 0
[ Bxb6 ]

Fedoseev Puzzles, Part III. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Fedoseev vs Tomi Nyback, Tallinn, 1/8/2012
8/8/2K2b2/2N2k2/1p4R1/1B3n1P/3r1P2/8 w - - 1 0
[ Be6+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Fedoseev vs Alexander Zubov, Voronezh, 6/16/2012
5rk1/p1pQ3R/1p4pp/2q1b3/8/2pB3P/PP2N1P1/7K w - - 1 0
[ Qe6+ ]

c)
Fedoseev vs Petr Palachev, St. Petersburg, 8/27/2012
1q4r1/4rpk1/2P2p2/pB2pQ1p/P2p1b2/1P3R2/5PPP/3R3K w - - 1 0
[ g3 Bg5 h4 if Bh6 Qxf6+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Fedoseev vs Karen Grigoryan, Budva, 10/7/2013
1r2k3/5ppp/p3Bn2/6r1/1B6/3N1P2/6PP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bf5+ ]

e)
Vladimir Fedoseev vs Evgeniy Najer, Dubai, 2014
2r4k/6pp/2rBp1q1/1p2P3/pPn1Q3/5RPP/5P2/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxc6 if Nxd6 Qxc8+ or if Rxc6 Rf8# ]

Vladimir Fedoseev puzzles, pt. iv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Vladimir Fedoseev vs Alexei Shirov, Moscow, 2014
2r4k/3R1Qrp/2q1p3/p7/1p2Pp2/2b2P2/P4B1P/2R4K w - - 1 0
[ Qxg7+ Bxg7 Rxc6 Rxc6 Rd8+ Bf8 Rxf8+ ]

b)
Vladimir Fedoseev vs Mateusz Bartel, Berlin, 2015
r1r2k2/1b3p1p/5np1/1pb1p3/4P3/1B2BPN1/1P3KPP/R2R4 w - - 1 0
[ Bxc5+ Rxc5 Rxa8+ Bxa8 Rd8+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Vladimir Fedoseev vs Igor Kovalenko, Liepaya, 2016
2kr4/3R4/ppP1p2p/2P5/2N5/4p1P1/Pq3PKP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Nd6+ Kb8 c7+ ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Vladimir Fedoseev vs Petr Palachev, Loo, 2017
6k1/p1p4p/1pnq2pP/8/P4R2/2P5/6P1/5QK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qc4+ Kh8 Qf7 ]

e)
Eduard Gorovykh vs Vladimir Fedoseev, Peterhof, 2010
r1b1k2r/p1p2pq1/2pp4/2b5/4PBnp/2PB1Q2/PP1N1PP1/R4RK1 b kq - 0 1
[ ...Nxf2 if Rxf2 Bg4 ]

Vladimir Fedoseev puzzles, pt. v.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Ivan Kosov vs Vladimir Fedoseev, St.Petersburg, 2010
6k1/p5p1/2b4p/4np2/8/P5P1/2P2N1P/2BQqBK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf3+ Kg2 Ng5+ Kg1 Nh3+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Elena Sazonova vs Vladimir Fedoseev, St. Petersburg, 2010
7k/ppp4p/5p2/4nP2/3b4/5q1P/PB1RR2K/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf4+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
J Wong vs Vladimir Fedoseev, Kocaeli, 2011
3R2rk/2p1Q1p1/p6p/1p6/n3P1P1/2P2P2/P3Bq2/K7 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe1+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Tomas Kraus vs Vladimir Fedoseev, Kocaeli, 2011
r1r1R3/5p1k/6p1/5b1P/8/1p1B4/1P1Q1q2/1K5R b - - 0 1
[ ...Ra1+ ]

e)
Black mates in 2.
Sander Kukk vs Vladimir Fedoseev, Tallinn, 2012
2R5/5pk1/8/1P1pp1p1/3b2P1/5K1P/1r6/3B4 b - - 0 1
[ ...e4+ ]

Vladimir Fedoseev puzzles, pt. vi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Dmitry Chuprikov vs Vladimir Fedoseev, Voronezh, 2012
2rq1rk1/5ppp/5n2/1N6/8/3p2PP/1P1QbPB1/1RR3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rc2 if Rxc2 dxd2 Qxc2 Bxb5 ]

b)
Evgeniya Sukhareva vs Vladimir Fedoseev, Taganrog, 2013
4r1k1/2q2bbp/3p2p1/1R1P4/4BP2/1Q2P1P1/r1NB3P/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rb2 ]

c)
Axel Bachmann vs Vladimir Fedoseev, Moscow, 2016
6k1/2p4p/2b2qp1/p1p5/2PrR3/P5P1/2Q2P1P/4R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe4 Rxe4 Qf3 ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Ivan Rozum vs Vladimir Fedoseev, Sochi, 2017
4rrk1/1p5p/2p3b1/2Pp2p1/1PnB2P1/2N2PbP/6Bq/R2R1KQ1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Re1+ Rxe1 Bd3+ Re2 Nd2# ]


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