Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Alexey Vyzmanavin.
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)
Vyzmanavin vs Boris Malisov, Minsk, 1983
8/r3b1kp/4Q1p1/1p1Pp3/3qP3/1p4PP/5RK1/3N4 w - - 0 1
[ Rf7+ Kh6 Nf2 if Bc5 Ng4+ mates ]

b)
White Mates in 6. Vyzmanavin vs Manuel Rivas Pastor, Leningrad, 1984
8/5p1p/4b1pk/rP2Q3/pR1p2PP/q7/4PPBK/8 w - - 0 1
[ g5+ Kh5 Qg7 ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Vyzmanavin vs Jaan Ehlvest, Lvov, 1984
r1b4k/p2n1R2/3N1n1p/q1pP1P2/2P2BrQ/3B4/P5pP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rf8+ Nxf8 Qxf6+ Kh7 Qf7+ ]

d)
Vyzmanavin vs Vladimir Egin, Tashkent, 1985
2r1r2k/1p4pp/p4p2/3RnQ2/8/q3P1P1/3RBPKP/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe5 if fxe5 Bd3 g6 Qf6+ Kg8 Be4 ]

e)
Vyzmanavin vs Grigory Serper, Irkutsk, 1986
1Rbr2k1/5p2/p5p1/2pNPn1p/2P5/6PP/P5B1/7K w - - 0 1
[ g4 if Ng7 Ne7+ ]

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Vyzmanavin Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win.
a)
Vyzmanavin vs Oleg Nikolenko, Moscow, 1987
r7/p2qBr2/bp4k1/2pPp2N/2P1P2Q/8/P5PP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6 if Qxe7 Qh5+ mates or if Rxf6 Qxf6+ Kh7 Qf7+ ]

b)
Vyzmanavin vs Igor Belov, Moscow, 1989
7r/p5k1/bp2P1p1/3P1p2/2P1n1q1/P6R/7Q/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qe5+ if Nf6 Qc7+ ]

c)
Vyzmanavin vs Miso Cebalo, Palma de Majorca, 1989
3r2k1/1q3pp1/1p1n3p/p7/3Q4/3B4/PP3PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxd6 ]

d)
Vyzmanavin vs Arshak Petrosian, Palma de Majorca, 1989
1R6/p4p1k/5Ppp/4P3/8/2pr3P/P5K1/8 w - - 0 1
[ e6 ]

e)
Vyzmanavin vs Semen Dvoirys, Leningrad, 1990
2b2bk1/1p1r1p1p/pBn3p1/3P4/P7/q7/B2QNPPP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qc2 if Bb4 dxc6 Rd2 cxb7 ]

Vyzmanavin Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 9. Vyzmanavin vs Vladimir Akopian, Lvov, 1990
1r4k1/2p3np/1q3P2/2pPp3/p7/P3Q3/1rB4P/2KR1R2 w - - 0 1
[ Bxh7+ if Kf7 fxg7 Kxg7 Rg1+ or if Kh8 Qh6 ]

b)
White Mates in 9. Vyzmanavin vs Maxim Sorokin, Moscow, 1991
r1r5/2qkbQ1B/p3p3/P2bP3/1p1R4/8/1P3PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd5+ if exd5 Qxd5+ Qd6 exd6 or if Kc6 Be4 Kb7 Rd7+ ]

c)
Vyzmanavin vs Dimo Werner, Ostend, 1991
4q2k/1r5p/r1p1p1n1/pn2Pp2/1b1P1P2/3N1N1P/1PQB2RK/6R1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxb4 axb4 Nc5 ]

d)
Vyzmanavin vs Jacob Murey, Benasque, 1992
6k1/1pp1Rr2/3p1P2/pPnN2qp/3Q2p1/7P/PP4P1/7K w - - 0 1
[ Qc4 Qf5 Rxc7 if Qe6 Ne7+ Kh8 Ng6+ Kg8 Rc8+ ]

e)
Vyzmanavin vs Fernando Braga, Benidorm, 1993
rr5k/4qppp/1pbNpN2/p1n1P3/3Q4/2R5/1P3PPP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rh3 if gxf6 Qh4 or if h6 Qf4 ]

Vyzmanavin Puzzles, Part IV. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Vyzmanavin vs Vladimir Tukmakov, Burgas, 1993
R7/5p1k/4pP1p/2b1P1p1/B5r1/3K4/P6P/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bc2 ]

b)
Vyzmanavin vs Jorge Sanchez Almeyra, Zaragoza, 1993
r5k1/5p1p/6p1/3NQ3/4P3/5P1P/6PK/5q2 w - - 0 1
[ Ne7+ Kf8 Nxg6+ hxg6 Qh8+ ]

c)
White Mates in 4. Vyzmanavin vs Margarita Voiska, Zaragoza, 1993
q2r1r1k/pb1n1p2/1p3n1p/2bp4/6R1/1PN1P2P/PBQ2PP1/1BR3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxd5 if Bd4 Bxd4 Ne5 Bxe5 ]

d)
White Mates in 5. Vyzmanavin vs Alain Luco, Cap d'Agde, 1994
2q5/1b3pkp/5Np1/Pp1PQ3/8/7P/1P3PPK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Ng4+ if Kf8 d6 ]

e)
White Mates in 3. Vyzmanavin vs Alexei Gavrilov, Novgorod, 1995
r1q2b2/p4p1k/1p1r3p/3B1P2/3B2Q1/4P3/P5PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf7 if h5 Bg8+ ]


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