Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Yuriy Kryvoruchko.
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)
Kryvoruchko vs Andrey Skliar, Alushta, 2004
1k6/1p2r1pp/1P6/2N1r3/4b3/6P1/1R5P/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rd2 ]

b)
Kryvoruchko vs Hichem Hamdouchi, Calvi, 2005
1r3rk1/1bqp1ppp/p2bp3/3P4/R7/2P1B1P1/QP2BP1P/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rc4 Qd8 dxe6 dxe6 Rcd4 ]

c)
Kryvoruchko vs Alexander Kovchan, Alushta, 2006
r3k2r/1p1n1p1p/p2Rb1p1/q3P3/4NQP1/7P/PPP5/2K2BnR w kq - 0 1
[ Rxe6+ if fxe6 Nd6+ or if Kd8 Rd6 Kc8 Rxb1 ]

d)
Kryvoruchko vs Bojan Vuckovic, Plovdiv, 2008
R2b1r1k/R5pp/1r1p1q2/3Bpb2/1N6/2P5/5PPP/4Q1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rf7 if Rxf7 Bxf7 g5 Nd5 ]

e)
Kryvoruchko vs Milos Pavlovic, Kavala, 2008
rq3rk1/pp3ppp/2b5/4P1N1/3bpB2/P7/1P2QPPP/2R2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc6 if bxc6 Qxe4 ]

f)
White Mates in 5. Kryvoruchko vs Bahruz Rzayev, Cappelle la Grande, 2011
r1q1k1nr/1pp1b3/p5pB/7p/6N1/8/PPP1QPPP/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ Kf7 Qc4+ Kxf6 Qc3+ Kf7 Qg7+ ]




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