King-pawn Opening Series



Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Shamsiddin Vokhidov.
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)
Shamsiddin Vokhidov vs Andrey Cherenkov, Moscow, 2018
2rk4/ppr3pp/3qPp2/3p1P2/b2P4/2R1Q3/P1R1B1PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ e7+ if Ke8 Rxc7 Rxc7 Rxc7 Qxc7 Bh5+ mates ]

b)
Shamsiddin Vokhidov vs Jiner Zhu, Shanghai, 2018
8/1kpN1b2/1p2pP2/2p5/Q7/1P6/PKP4q/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qe4+ if Ka7 Qe5 or if Kc8 Ne5 ]

c)
White mates in 6.
Shamsiddin Vokhidov vs Valentina Verbin, Konya, 2018
r1b2rk1/ppq2pp1/1np4p/6Q1/4NR2/1B1P4/PPP3PP/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ Kh8 Rh4 Rh4 if Bf5 Rxh6+ ]

d)
White mates in 6.
Shamsiddin Vokhidov vs Evgeny Postny, Moscow, 2019
6rk/pp3R2/3p3p/P3q1bP/3Q3N/6P1/5P1K/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qd3 Qg7 Ng6+ Qxg6 hxg6 if Rg7 Rf8+ Rg8 Qc3+ or if Rc8 Rh7+ ]

e)
Shamsiddin Vokhidov vs Valeriy Kazakovskiy, Moscow, 2019
3r2k1/6p1/1p1bpn1p/1Pp1N3/4P3/5P2/1B4PP/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nc6 if Rd7 e5 ]

Shamsiddin Vokhidov puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 6.
Shamsiddin Vokhidov vs Jahongir Vakhidov, Internet, 2020
2r5/1b3pk1/p4qp1/1p5p/3Np2P/1P2P1P1/PQ3P2/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne6+ if fxe6 Rd7+ ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Shamsiddin Vokhidov vs Alireza Firouzja, Internet, 2020
3r1k2/1Q6/p4q2/2pB2p1/P1P5/3p2P1/5PK1/7R w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ ]

c)
Shamsiddin Vokhidov vs Robert Baskin, Internet, 2020
r2q1rk1/2p2p2/2np2p1/1pb1p1p1/4P3/1BPP1QNP/1P3PP1/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxa8 Qxa8 Qf6 if Kh7 Bxf7 ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
S Adithya vs Shamsiddin Vokhidov, Voronezh, 2016
6k1/1pp3B1/p2p2Q1/3P2nN/3K4/1P4P1/P3qr1P/R7 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf3+ Kc3 Qd2+ Kc4 b5 ]

e)
Black mates in 2.
Irakli Janiashvili vs Shamsiddin Vokhidov, St. Petersburg, 2016
2b1k2r/1p3ppp/1B2p3/1N1p4/r3nq2/1Q6/1PP2nPP/1K1R3R b k - 0 1
[ ...Qc1+ ]

f)
Magnus Carlsen vs Shamsiddin Vokhidov, St. Petersburg, 2018
1rr5/pbNp1pbk/1p1Q2pp/4pq2/8/2BP1P2/PPP3PP/4RRK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bf8 if Qxe5 Qxe5 Bxe5 d6 ]

g)
Jonas Rosner vs Shamsiddin Vokhidov, Internet, 2020
3q2rr/5k2/p3Rbnp/1p1N3Q/7P/2P3P1/PP3PK1/4R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxd5+ Qxd5 Nf4+ ]


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