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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Dmitry Gordievsky.
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)
Black mates in 3.
Rakhim Pasiev vs Dmitry Gordievsky, Rybinsk, 2008
r1r3k1/5pp1/3b1n1p/1P6/4P2P/pqNp1P2/1P4Q1/1K2BRR1 b - - 0 1
[ ...a2+ Ka1 Qd1+ Nxd1 Rc1# ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Dmitry Gordievsky vs Egor Pakhomov, Rybinsk, 2009
6R1/5p2/2b2N1k/2p1P3/5bP1/8/1R6/5K2 w - - 1 0
[ Rh2+ Bxh2 g5# ]

c)
Dmitry Gordievsky vs Nikolay Korniushin, Ekaterinburg, 2013
3k4/5p2/p1nP3p/1pN1P1r1/5KP1/8/8/3R4 w - - 1 0
[ e6 if fxe6 Nxe6+ or if Rxc5 exf7 Rc4+ Ke3 ]

d)
Dmitry Gordievsky vs Daniil Yuffa, Khanty Mansyis, 2013
2kr4/1p1b1p1p/1pnRp3/1B3p2/3N4/Q7/PPP4q/2KR2r1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxc6 ]

e)
White mates in 6.
Dmitry Gordievsky vs Genadi Ageichenko, Moscow, 2014
1r6/1pp3k1/pn1n2p1/6b1/8/1B5R/1P2RB1P/7K w - - 1 0
[ Bd4+ Bf6 Re7+ Nf7 Rxf7+ Kg8 Re7+ ]

Dmitry Gordievsky Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 6.
Dmitry Gordievsky vs Ilya Kitaev, Kolomna, 2014
rn4k1/p2p1rpp/1pp1p3/2nP1p1q/8/2Q1P3/PB3PRP/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ Kf8 d6 ]

b)
Dmitry Gordievsky vs Ruslan Lebediantsev, Pardubice, 2014
2rr3k/1b1nq1p1/p1p2p1p/1p3B2/1P1Pp3/PQ2PN2/3R1PPP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nh4 if Nf8 Bxc8 or if Qe8 Ng6+ Kh7 Ne5+ ]

c)
Dmitry Gordievsky vs Danila Puzko, Kazan, 2015
1r1qk2r/pB1pbppp/1p6/2p5/4QPn1/2N5/PP2PP1P/3R1RK1 w k - 1 0
[ Rxd7 Qxd7 Bc6 ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Konstantin Savenkov vs Dmitry Gordievsky, Moscow, 2017
7k/2R4p/p3Q3/5r2/3Nbp2/4n3/P5rP/3R3K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd2+ if Kg1 Rg5+ or if Nf3 Rxd1# ]

e)
John Bryant vs Dmitry Gordievsky, Las Vegas, 2017
1r1qr1k1/1b3ppp/8/1p1Nn1P1/8/1N1R4/1PP2Q1P/R1B2B1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxd3 if cxd3 or Bxd3 Qxd5+ mates ]

f)
Dmitry Gordievsky vs Evgeny Romanov, Moscow, 2018
8/8/2P4k/p1p2r1p/2P1P2P/1P2bp2/P5R1/7K w - - 1 0
[ Rg6+ Kxg6 exf5+ Kxf5 c7 ]


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