Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Artyom Timofeev.
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)
Timofeev vs Aleksei Pridorozhni, Elista, 2001
4q3/3r3p/2r1k1p1/p1pRppBP/2Pn3Q/1P3P2/P5P1/1B4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe5+ if Kxe5 Qe1+ mates ]

b)
Timofeev vs Viktor Bologan, Kazan, 2001
2b2rk1/4Qpb1/p2N2pp/1P2n3/1p5B/4R2P/5PP1/q4BK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf6 if Be6 Rxe5 ]

c)
Timofeev vs Vladimir Kachar, Moscow, 2001
1rr2bk1/1p3p2/1R4pp/3Np3/8/1Q1P2P1/2q1PP1P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ if Kg7 Ne8+ Kg8 Rxg6+ ]

d)
Timofeev vs Anton Korobov, Patras, 2001
2rk1b1r/1b3pp1/p2q1n1p/2n5/3B2PP/PP3P2/1NPQ4/1K2RB1R w - - 0 1
[ Nc4 Qd5 Bxf6+ gxf6 Qxd5 w/Rd1 ]

e)
Timofeev vs Alexander Kochyev, St Petersburg, 2001
3r1n2/2R2pk1/3Pqbp1/pr6/4BB2/5P2/6QP/6RK w - - 0 1
[ Bxg6 ]



Timofeev Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 7. Timofeev vs Vladimir Telnov, Tomsk, 2001
q2r1b1k/2R5/4p2p/1p1pNp2/p2P1Q2/Pr5P/5PP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng6+ w/Qe5 ]

b)
Timofeev vs Sayantan Dutta, Goa, 2002
8/1p3rpk/1QP1p2p/3pP3/6Pq/5P2/3r2P1/4RRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qb4 (if cxb7 Qg3) ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Timofeev vs P Phoobalan, Goa, 2002
r3r1k1/pp2bp1p/1qppbp2/8/1nPP4/3B1NNP/PP1Q1PP1/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh6 f5 Nh5 ]

d)
Timofeev vs Michal Ac, Cappelle la Grande, 2003
3r1bk1/5pp1/4q2p/1p2pN2/2p1b3/2P3Q1/1P3PPP/2B1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxh6+ Kh7 Nxf7 if Qxf7 Qh4+ ]

e)
Timofeev vs Sergey Grigoriants, Krasnoyarsk, 2003
2r2rk1/2Nbbppp/3ppn2/n7/1q2PP2/4B3/1P1NB1PP/R3QRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Na6 Qxb2 Rxa5 ]

Timofeev Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Timofeev vs Nukhim Rashkovsky, Krasnoyarsk, 2003
8/8/P5pk/4pp2/2BpP2P/r2PbK2/8/7R w - - 0 1
[ Rh2 w/Ra2 ]

b)
White Mates in 9. Timofeev vs Aleksandra Dimitrijevic, Internet, 2004
1r1qnk2/1r1b1pbQ/3pp1p1/3N2P1/p2NP3/5P2/1PP5/1KBR3R w - - 0 1
[ Qh8+ Bxh8 Rxh8+ Kg7 Rdh1 ]

c)
Timofeev vs Alexander Raetsky, Abudhabi, 2004
4r1k1/1pq2ppp/pn1b4/6R1/3P3P/2PB1Q2/3B1PP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ if Kxg7 Bh6+ mates ]

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