Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Igor Lysyj.
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)
White Mates in 2. Lysyj vs Alexey Kosov, St. Petersburg, 1999
5bk1/5Rp1/6Pp/2p5/2Qq4/Pp4NK/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf8+ ]

b)
Lysyj vs Egor Vasiljev, Rybinsk, 2001
1r1qnbk1/1r4pp/pP3p2/3Np3/2NpP3/1R5P/1P2QPP1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Na5 ]

c)
White Mates in 3. Lysyj vs Marat Askarov, St. Petersburg, 2002
2b1qb2/8/2p1B1kp/1pP1Bp2/1P1P2P1/8/Q4PK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf5+ if Bxf5 Qg8+ ]

d)
Lysyj vs Alexey Ivanov, St. Petersburg, 2002
rq1r2k1/5p2/4pn1p/pNp3pP/P3Q3/1P3RP1/5P2/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd8+ Qxd8 Rxf6 if Qxf6 Qxa8+ ]

e)
White Mates in 4. Igor Lysyj vs Vladimir Afromeev, Internet, 2004
8/1pR2Q2/1P4pk/p2p3r/3qp3/7P/6BK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qf4+ Rg5 Qf8+ ]



Lysyj Puzzles, Part II. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Lysyj vs Dmitry Chuprikov, Sochi, 2006
2r3k1/4ppb1/4q2p/1p1nPN2/3pQ3/1P2B3/5PP1/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc8+ Qxc8 Qg4 ]

b)
Lysyj vs Sergey Slugin, Nizhnij Tagil, 2006
1r3bk1/5p1p/rBR1pn2/p2pN1p1/P2P4/1P3P1P/6P1/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bd8 ]

c)
Lysyj vs Corrado Astengo, Biel, 2010
3r1bk1/p1q2ppp/1p2P3/2pb4/2B1p1Q1/1P2P3/PB3PPP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf6 ]

d)
Lysyj vs Mikhail Kobalia, Khanty Mansyisk, 2011
4r2k/1q1r4/pp6/7p/2Ppn1R1/7P/PBQ3P1/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Rxd4 if Rxd4 Bxd4+ Kh7 Rg7+ ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Lysyj vs Maxim Lugovskoy, Moscow, 2012
8/p4pk1/1pQ4p/1P3P1K/P6P/5P2/3q4/8 w - - 0 1
[ f6+ Kh7 Qe4+ ]


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