Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Yi Wei.
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)
Wei vs Dimitrios Ladopoulos, Thessaloniki, 4/28/2009
3rr1k1/1p1b1pp1/7p/1P1R4/8/2n1B2P/5PP1/R4BK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd3 if Ne4 Bb6 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Wei vs Jun Zhao, Tianjin, 5/3/2013
r6k/pbp1Q2p/1p3N2/2p1R3/P7/1P1q3P/6PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Ne8 ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Vyacheslav Tatekhin vs Wei, Thessaloniki, 4/30/2009
6k1/1p4pp/pb5q/4r3/3P1p2/1R2nP2/1P3QPP/6RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxh2+ ]

d)
Alexander Krapivin vs Wei, Moscow, 2/9/2012
2r4k/7p/3Pbp2/6Q1/3BP3/5q1P/1P3N2/5K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bc4+ Kg1 Rg8 ]

e)
Sahaj Grower vs Wei, Kocaeli, 9/23/2013
rnb2rk1/ppqn1ppp/4p3/4P3/2BP3P/P2Q1P2/6P1/R1B1K1NR b KQ - 0 1
[ ...Nxe5 if dxe5 Qxe5+ Ne2 Qxa1 ]

f)
Black mates in 2.
Ahmed Abdulwahhab vs Wei, Tagaytay City, 10/21/2013
8/6pk/6q1/P3pp1p/2R1b3/2B3rP/3QR1PK/1r6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh3+ ]

g)
Bayarsaihan Gundavaa vs Wei, Tagaytay City, 10/25/2013
r1b2rk1/pp2pp1p/6p1/q2Q4/2P2B2/1Pb1P3/4KPPP/2R2B1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Bg4+ if Kd3 Rad8 or if f3 Qa2+ ]




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