Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Evgenij Miroshnichenko.
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)
White Mates in 5. Miroshnichenko vs Sandor Kustar, Budapest, 1997
7r/4R1r1/5p1k/5Qpp/2p1B3/6P1/Pq3PK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rf7 if h4 Rxf6+ ]

b)
Miroshnichenko vs Dmitry Svetushkin, Bucharest, 1998
3r3r/pb2kp2/1p2pn1p/2p1q1p1/2B5/2P1B2Q/PP3PPP/2KRR3 w - - 0 1
[ Bxc5 if Qxc5 Rxe6+ Kf8 (if fxe6 Qxe6+ mates) Rxd8+ ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Miroshnichenko vs Pawel Jaracz, Polanica Zdroj, 1998
1k3r1r/4R1n1/3p2pp/1ppP1q2/2n4P/2PQ1N2/6PB/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxc4 ]

d)
Miroshnichenko vs Grzegorz Gajewski, Polanica Zdroj, 1999
1r2r3/3R1pk1/1qP2npp/1p2b3/2p4N/2P2QP1/1P4BP/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qd5 if Nxd5 Rfxf7+ Kg8 Bxd5 Re6 Bxe6 Qxc6 Bd5 ]

e)
White Mates in 6. Miroshnichenko vs Jon Gunnarsson, Ohrid, 2001
r3r3/pR3pkB/4b3/2b5/q7/3R4/P1P1QPPP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qe5+ if Kxh7 Qh5+ ]



Miroshnichenko Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Miroshnichenko vs Michail Brodsky, Barlinek, 2002
RQb1r1k1/4nppp/4p3/2q5/3pPB2/3P2P1/5P1P/5BK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bd6 if Qc6 Bxe7 ]

b)
Miroshnichenko vs Sergey Fedorchuk, Warsaw, 2002
2rq1rk1/5ppp/p3p3/1pbbQ3/3N1NP1/5P2/PPP4P/1K1RR3 w - - 0 1
[ Ndxe6 ]

c)
Miroshnichenko vs Sergei Reutsky, Noyabrsk, 2003
3q2k1/1p1n1p2/5b1p/1Pp1rb2/2Pp3P/3P2P1/r1N3B1/1R1QNRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf5 if Rxf5 Qg4+ ]

d)
Miroshnichenko vs Abhijit Kunte, Kapuskasing, 2004
4q1k1/pb3r1p/1p1p2pB/7n/2Ppp2P/P2P3B/1P3Q2/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxf7+ if Qxf7 Be6 ]

e)
White Mates in 3. Miroshnichenko vs Sadegh Mahmoody, Abudhabi, 2006
r2Q1q1k/pp5r/4B1p1/5p2/P7/4P2R/7P/1R4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxb7 if Rh5 Qd4+ ]

Miroshnichenko Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 8. Miroshnichenko vs Erdni Urjubdshzirov, Minsk, 2007
rn4r1/pq3knp/3p1bpB/1ppP2p1/6P1/5R2/PP2QPBP/2K1R3 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6+ if Kxf6 Qf3+ Nf5 gxf5 ]

b)
Miroshnichenko vs Andrey Rychagov, Sochi, 2005
3r4/pp3rp1/1bp1k2p/4p3/2R1P3/B1R2NPP/PP2Kn2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc6+ bxc6 Rxc6+ Kd7 Nxe5+ Ke8 Re6+ ]

c)
White Mates in 3. Miroshnichenko vs Zhao Xue, Dubai, 2005
b3n1k1/5pP1/2N5/pp1P4/4Bb2/qP4QP/5P1K/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bh7+ ]

d)
Miroshnichenko vs Bernd Baum, Dubai, 2006
3r1r1k/p3qppp/3Np3/1ppnP3/8/6QP/PPP2PP1/1K1RR3 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd5 if exd5 Nf5 ]

e)
Miroshnichenko vs P Harikrishna, Kallithea, 2008
r5k1/5ppp/1pbRrn2/p7/2P1Pp2/2N3P1/PP4BP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc6 if Rxc6 e5 ]

f)
White Mates in 7. Miroshnichenko vs Hikaru Nakamura, Austria, 2009
q6k/6pp/2P1B3/4N3/p2P4/4r3/2Q3KP/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nf7+ Kg8 Ng5+ ]


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