Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Haik Martirosyan.
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)
Haik Martirosyan vs Andrey Esipenko, Kirishi, 2014
6k1/5pp1/bp2n2P/p2pR3/3P1q1P/5Q2/PP3BBK/2r5 w - - 1 0
[ Qxf4 Nxf4 Be3 ]

b)
Haik Martirosyan vs Bulat Nizamov, Batumi, 2014
r2r3k/pp1R1B1p/5qp1/8/4p3/BP2P2P/P4PP1/b2Q2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Be7 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Haik Martirosyan vs Assad Mamyrbay, Jermuk, 2015
r3kr2/2PR1p2/1K4p1/pB2Pp1p/1p3P2/7P/P5P1/8 w - - 1 0
[ e6 ]

d)
Haik Martirosyan vs Lukas Stauskas, Porto Carras, 2015
rnr3k1/pb2qppp/1p2p3/4P3/5B2/P5P1/1Q2PPBP/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bg5 Qc7 Rac1 if Nc6 Rd6 ]

e)
Haik Martirosyan vs Gevorg Harutjunyan, Yerevan, 2016
2r2rk1/p4ppp/1pn1pq2/8/1P1bP3/P5P1/2RB1PBP/1Q3RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc6 Rxc6 e5 Qxe5 Bxc6 ]



Haik Martirosyan Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Haik Martirosyan vs Matej Pozun, Prague, 2016
6k1/1p1qppbp/pQb3p1/2P5/8/4BBP1/P3PP1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxc6 if bxc6 Qb8+ mates or if Qxc6 Qd8+ mates ]

b)
Mladen Palac vs Haik Martirosyan, Yerevan, 2014
r1R2r1k/p5pp/1p2Q3/4N2q/3Pn3/6P1/PP4K1/2R5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe2+ ]

c)
Niyazi Nagdiyev vs Haik Martirosyan, Batumi, 2014
6k1/6pp/8/pp6/3N1P2/1Pb3P1/r6P/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ra1 ]

d)
David Mirzoyan vs Haik Martirosyan, Khanty Mansyisk, 2016
1r6/p1kn2b1/2pp2Np/6pP/2B5/1P2rP2/P1KR2P1/7R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rc3+ if Kb1 or Kd1 Rxc4 ]

e)
Norayr Torosyan vs Haik Martirosyan, Yerevan, 2016
6k1/1p1b2p1/1P1r3p/p1nN2p1/P1Pp4/5P2/2B1K1PP/1R6 b - - 0 1
[ ...d3+ Bxd3 Nxd3 Kxd3 Bf5+ ]


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