Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Aleksander Mista.
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.
Aleksander Mista vs Bogdan-Emanuel David, Arad, 2014
8/3rB2p/p2P2p1/2Qbk3/8/6NP/Pq3PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe3+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Lidija Tomnikova va Aleksander Mista, Doha, 2014
4r1k1/1b5p/pB2p1p1/P1p1b3/2B3Pq/2P1p3/1P2Q2P/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxh2+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Alexsander Mista vs Emil Powierski, Germany, 2016
r1br1bk1/2q3p1/p2p2Q1/4p2B/3BPP2/1N6/PpP5/1K5R w - - 1 0
[ Qh7+ Kxh7 Bf7+ ]

d)
Leon Mons vs Aleksander Mista, Germany, 2016
8/3q3p/2p3pk/R7/4p3/1PQ1P2P/2P2KP1/1r6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf7+ Kg3 Rg1 if Qxc6 Qf3+ ]

e)
Black mates in 5.
Jens-Uwe Maiwald vs Aleksander Mista, Germany, 2016
7r/p1q2pkr/2B1pb2/2pp2p1/Q3P1p1/2P1NPN1/PP1R1P2/4R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh1+ Nxh1 Qh2+ Kf1 gxf3 ]

f)
Richard Biolek vs Aleksander Mista, Czech Republic, 2017
4r1k1/5rbp/p3N1p1/2Pp4/8/8/P3R1PP/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe6 if Rxe6 Bd4+ ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Filip Cukrowski vs Aleksander Mista, Zgierz, 2018
q7/5pkp/6p1/2p1R3/2Qp1P2/1PP3P1/2K4P/r7 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qa2+ 2.Kd3 Rd1+ ]




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