Here are some chess puzzles from the games of the 2019 Russian Team CH.
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 5.
Alexandr Predke vs Boris Ofitserian, Sochi, 2019
r5rk/pp2R2p/7B/5b1p/2Bp4/8/P5P1/4K3 w - - 1 0
[ Bf4 Rg7 Be5 h6 Bxg7+ ]

b)
Dmitry Kokarev vs Dmitry Bocharov, Sochi, 2019
8/2qnQpk1/3p2p1/p2Pp2p/P1r3N1/2PR3P/5PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rf3 if Rf4 Nf6 ]

c)
Klementy Sychev vs Marat Askerov, Sochi, 2019
2kr3r/1p1bbppp/p1n1p3/1N6/8/2P3P1/P3PPBP/1RBR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Na7+ if Nxa7 Bxb7+ Kc7 Bf4+ mates or if Kc7 Bf4+ e5 Bxe5+ ]

d)
Boris Grachev vs Daniil Lintchevski, Sochi, 2019
4rrk1/p2q3p/1p1Pppp1/8/3P4/5Q2/P4PPP/2R1R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rc7 Qxd6 Qb7 ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Denis Khismatullin vs Marat Askerov, Sochi, 2019
7k/p2n2Rp/1n2bp2/4pN1B/4P3/2P2K2/3Q1PP1/q7 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ if Kg8 Rg7+ ]

2019 Russian Team CH Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 6.
Ivan Popov vs Boris Ofitserian, Sochi, 2019
2r5/1p2Qrk1/3p2p1/p2P4/Pq1N4/1P4P1/1KP5/7R w - - 1 0
[ Nf5+ if Kg8 Nh6+ Kh8 Nxf7+ or if gxf5 Qg5+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Boris Grachev vs Ramil Faizrakhmanov, Sochi, 2019
4rr1k/1pb1R2p/p4p2/2P3N1/1P4Q1/P7/1B1q1PPP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf7+ if Rxf7 Rxe8+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Evgeniy Najer vs Alexander Timerkhanov, Sochi, 2019
2r1b2Q/2qnpk2/p2p1r2/1p1P2P1/2P1B3/1PB4P/P4P2/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ g6+ Rxg6+ Bxg6+ Kxg6 Qg7+ if Kh5 Qh7+ or if Kf5 Qg4# ]

d)
Aleksey Goganov vs Daniil Golikov, Sochi, 2019
2b2r1k/b4pp1/p3p2q/7Q/4B3/1Nr5/P4PPP/3R1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxf7 ]

e)
Black mates in 5.
Ivan Bocharov vs Sanan Sjugirov, Sochi, 2019
3Q4/4rk2/3p2p1/3P1p1p/2P1r2P/3n1Rq1/P5PN/6RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh4 ]

f)
Boris Ofitserian vs Rail Makhmutov, Sochi, 2019
2B3k1/5p1p/6p1/4n3/8/p3P1Pb/1bQ2P2/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf3+ Kh1 Bg2+ Kxg2 Ne8+ ]

g)
Daniil Golikov vs Pavel Toropov, Sochi, 2019
8/3r1kp1/Q3p1p1/1p2P1p1/8/3q1P2/PP4PP/K1R5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc2 if Rb1 Rd1 ]


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