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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Urii Eliseev.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 4.
Urii Eliseev vs Dmitry Dolbnia, Moscow, 2008
r3b2r/3P1kp1/p4p2/6pn/4Q1BP/5P2/PP6/2KR4 w - - 1 0
[ Be6+ Ke7 Bb3+ if Kd8 dxe8/Q+ or if Kf8 Qb4# ]

b)
Urii Eliseev vs Orestas Andriulevicius, Herceg Novi, 2008
6rk/1p4np/3p3r/8/1PP1Pp2/5q2/1Q3NRP/3R3K w - - 1 0
[ Rd3 Qh5 Rh3 ]

c)
Urii Eliseev vs Novak Cabarkapa, Herceg Novi, 2008
1k5r/pp3qpp/2p2p2/2b2P2/1nP5/P1Qr3P/1P1B1P2/1BKRR3 w - - 1 0
[ Bf4+ ]

d)
Urii Eliseev vs Ege Koksal, Burdur, 2010
r6r/bp2qpk1/p1p1b2p/3p2p1/3P1p2/2PQ1N1P/PPB1RPP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe6 fxe6 Qg6+ Kf8 Rxe6 if Qg7 Qf5+ ]

e)
Urii Eliseev vs Andrey Stukopin, Loo, 2013
1r4nk/p1pq4/1p1pRnBB/3b4/3P4/7Q/PPP2PPP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bf8+ if Nh7 Re7 ]

1d)
Urii Eliseev vs Ege Koksal

Urii Eliseev Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Urii Eliseev vs Aleksandr Shimanov, Ekaterinburg, 2013
3q3k/1pnr3p/2p1B2p/4p1P1/n3P2P/2P1PQ2/P7/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf8+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Urii Eliseev vs Farrukh Amonatov, St. Petersburg, 2015
2r3k1/1pq1b1p1/1n1p2Pp/4pQ2/4P3/2P4R/Pp1N1P2/1K4R1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf7+ Kh8 Rxh6+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Urii Eliseev vs Oleg Nikolenko, Moscow, 2015
R7/1pp1kp1Q/p4q2/4rp2/8/2P1p3/PPB5/3R1K2 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ Kxe8 Qg8+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Urii Eliseev vs Konstantin Bazarov, Moscow, 2015
rn1q1b2/2p4p/p4pp1/1p1b1k2/3P4/1B4Q1/PPP2PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ h3 if h5 Re5+ ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Vitaliy Bernadskiy vs Urii Eliseev, Moscow, 2011
3r4/pp4k1/2bpPn2/2p3p1/P1P3n1/2P2P2/1N1RB1Pr/3QR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rdh8 ]

f)
David Paravyan vs Urii Eliseev, Moscow, 2013
8/3b2k1/pp4pp/3Pp3/2n1P2P/r2B1KP1/P7/1N1R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ba4 if Nxa3 Bxd1+ Kf2 Nxa3 ]

g)
Dmitry Shishigin vs Urii Eliseev, Ekaterinburg, 2013
4r3/1p3k1p/p2p4/P2P1p2/3b1PP1/1n5P/R2B3K/1N6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Re2+ Kg3 Be3 ]

2c)
mate in 4
Urii Eliseev vs Oleg Nikolenko

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