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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Yuriy Kuzubov.
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)
A Solomakha vs Yuriy Kuzubov, Kramatorsk, 2001
2q2rk1/4b2p/1prBp1p1/5p2/p1P5/P3P1QP/5PP1/2RR2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd6 if Rxd6 f4 ]

b)
Yuriy Kuzubov vs Alexander Alexikov, St. Petersburg, 2002
1rb5/3n2qk/pp4pp/2pB1p2/P2b2N1/8/1P1Q2PP/4RR1K w - - 0 1
[ Re7 if fxg4 Rff7 ]

c)
Yuriy Kuzubov vs Richard Palliser, Port Erin, 2006
r1b2r1k/ppq2ppp/3p1n2/2pPn3/P1P4Q/2PB3P/6P1/R1B1NRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6 ]

d)
Sergei Movsesian vs Yuriy Kuzubov, Moscow, 2006
b5k1/5p2/4p1p1/3qP2p/5P2/4B1P1/1P3Q1P/5K2 b - - 0 1
[ Qd1+ Qe1 Bg2+ if Kf2 Qf3+ mates ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Yuriy Kuzubov vs Ruslan Pogorelov, Calvia, 2007
r4k2/p1R3p1/1p2B3/1b1P2N1/7n/P3P3/4P3/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf7 ]

Yuriy Kuzubov Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Yuriy Kuzubov vs Alexander Van Beek, Gibraltar, 2007
7R/3r4/8/3pkp1p/5N1P/b3PK2/5P2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rh6 ]

b)
Sarah Hoolt vs Yuriy Kuzubov, Hengelo, 2007
2r2rk1/3n1ppp/3p4/p1nPpR2/PpB3Pq/1P2P1NP/2PQ2K1/R7 b - - 0 1
[ Qxg3+ ]

c)
Yuriy Kuzubov vs Jose Rafael Gascon, Benasque, 2017
4r3/pppr3p/1q4pk/2R1Qb2/2B5/2P2P2/P5PP/4RK2 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qf4+ Kg7 2.Rxe8 if 2...Qxc5 3.Rg8+ Kf6 4.Qh4+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Yuriy Kuzubov vs Miguel Santos Ruiz, Dubai, 2019
R7/8/3q1p1k/2pB1P1p/1p1p3P/1P1PrQPK/8/2b5 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qxh5+ ]


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