Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Gabriel Sargissian.
White to move and win except where noted.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your mouse from one bracket to the other.


a)
White Mates in 7. Sargissian vs Maia Lomineishvili, Yerevan, 1996
1qrk2r1/R5p1/1pPppb1p/1Q6/4PBn1/8/1PP3PP/R6K w - - 0 1
[ Rd7+ Ke8 Qh5+ g6 Qxg4 Rg7 Qxe6+ ]

b)
Sargissian vs Ashot Anastasian, Batumi, 2002
6k1/1p4p1/pb1p2Qp/3P4/1P6/4qBPK/P6P/8 w - - 0 1
[ Be4 if Qf2 Qe8+ & Bh7 or if Kf8 Qxd6+ & Bg6 ]

c)
White Mates in 7. Sargissian vs Goran Dizdar, Abudhabi, 2003
6R1/5r2/8/8/8/4BK2/7k/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bf4+ Kh1 Re8 Rxf4+ ]

d)
White Mates in 3. Sargissian vs Baadur Jobava, Abudhabi, 2003
8/p3b3/n4qp1/k1pQN3/P4B2/1P6/4K2P/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qb7 Qb6 Bd2+ Qb4 Nc4# ]



Gabriel Sargissian Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Gabriel Sargissian vs Tycho Dijkhuis, Rethymno, 7/7/2012
r5k1/pp2q1p1/2p1P1QP/3pB3/2PPpP2/1P6/P5K1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Bxg7 ]

b)
Gabriel Sargissian vs Wojciech Moranda, Warsaw, 12/14/2012
r1b1r3/1p2ppk1/3p2pp/3P4/1R6/p5P1/qP2PPBP/2R1Q1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ra1 axb2 Rxa2 Rxb2 Rxb2 Qc3+ ]

c)
Gabriel Sargissian vs Evgeny Mochalov, Minsk, 2/11/2014
8/p6p/1pk3n1/2p2B2/2P5/1P4K1/P3b1PB/8 w - - 1 0
[ Kf2 Bd1 Ke1 if Bh5 g4 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Gabriel Sargissian vs Viktor Laznicka, Dubai, 6/20/2014
2q5/3k1r2/p1n1R2Q/np1N1p2/5B2/P3P2P/5PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nb6+ ]

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