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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Aleksei Lugovoi.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your mouse from one bracket to the other.

a)
Roman Ovetchkin vs Aleksei Lugovoi, Alma-Ata, 1991
8/p5bk/1p4pp/2pB4/3n4/1P2NP2/P2r1P1P/1R4K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne2+ Kf1 Nc3 ]

b)
Aleksei Lugovoi vs Joseph Frank, Balatonbereny, 1993
Rn1k4/3N3r/3P4/2pK3p/P7/1P6/6p1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nxb8 if g1/Q Nc6+ mates ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Victor Mikhalevski vs Aleksei Lugovoi, Budapest, 1993
3r1k2/6pp/p3Kn2/2r5/P1B2P2/6P1/2R4P/2R5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne8 if Bd5 Rcxd5 ]

d)
MIchael Becker vs Aleksei Lugovoi, Budapest, 1994
3rr1k1/1p5p/p2b2p1/4np2/P2pP3/3B3P/1PP2RP1/3NRK2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxd3 cxd3 Bg3 ]

e)
White mates in 8.
Aleksei Lugovoi vs A Hatov, Novgorod, 1995
2r4k/1R4n1/p1P1nQ1N/2p1p1pp/3q4/5P2/P5PP/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 e4 Qh6+ Kg8 Ne7+ ]

Aleksei Lugovoi puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Aleksei Lugovoi vs V Orlov, St Petersburg, 1995
r3r1k1/1p2bppp/p1bqp3/P2n2B1/3P1N2/2N3Q1/1P3PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nfxd5 if Qxg3 Nxe7+ or if Bxd5 Bxe7 ]

b)
Aleksei Lugovoi vs Oleg Korneev, Elista, 1995
2r3k1/pp3p1p/2b1p1p1/q2P2P1/5n1P/PBNQ4/1P3P2/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Qd2 if Nxd5 Nxd5 ]

c)
Vladimir Zhuravlev vs Aleksei Lugovoi, Kazan, 1995
5bk1/1b6/1p1p1n1p/p2P4/P4p1P/8/1PRNrpPB/3R1K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ba6 if Rc4 Rxd2 Rxd2 Bxc4+ or if Bxf4 Rxd2+ mates ]

d)
Vasily Yemelin vs Aleksei Lugovoi, St. Petersburg, 1996
7k/3bb2P/3ppp1Q/8/r2Nq2P/Pp6/1P2B3/K5R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxa3+ bxa3 Qxd4+ ]

e)
Aleksei Lugovoi vs Alexej Khamatgaleev, Pardubice, 1997
4r3/1ppkn2r/p2pNpp1/3P4/2n2P2/2N5/PP4PP/2R1R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ b3 if Nb6 Ne4 Rf7 Rxc7# ]

Aleksei Lugovoi puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 2.
Vesa Meskanen vs Aleksei Lugovoi, Jyvaskyla, 1998
5r1k/5rp1/7p/pR6/P1pB1p1Q/4P1P1/5K1P/1R5q b - - 0 1
[ ...fxg3+ ]

b)
Alexander Rustemov vs Aleksei Lugovoi, St. Petersburg, 1998
r1bq1rk1/pp3pp1/5n1p/4p3/1PPb3B/P1NB4/5PPP/2RQK2R b K - 0 1
[ ...Bxc3+ if Rxc3 Qd4 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Aleksei Lugovoi vs Corrado Astengo, Saint Vincent, 1999
4r1k1/8/3p1QpP/2pPpn2/2q1p3/2P3P1/3B1PK1/4R3 w - - 1 0
[ h7+ Kxh7 Rh1+ ]

d)
Whte mates in 3.
Aleksei Lugovoi vs Nikita Nikolaev, St. Petersburg, 2000
7R/1p3k2/2r3p1/p1p3P1/2P1Pr2/2P2p1R/P4P2/1K6 w - - 1 0
[ R3h7+ Ke6 Re8+ Kd6 e5# ]

e)
Whte mates in 2.
Aleksei Lugovoi vs Sergei Kalugin, Moscow, 2001
r3rk2/pp2qn1p/3p1Nb1/2pP4/P5Qp/1P5P/1B3PP1/3N1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxh7+ ]

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Aleksei Lugovoi puzzles, pt. iv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Tarvo Seeman vs Aleksei Lugovoi, Tallinn, 2001
3q4/6bk/1Q2p1pp/2p5/2N5/2P3P1/1P5P/3r1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf1+ Kxf1 Qd3+ ]

b)
Aleksei Lugovoi vs Yuri Balashov, Krasnoyarsk, 2003
rn3rk1/pbp2ppp/1p1bpq2/8/2PP4/P2B1N2/1P3PPP/R1BQK2R w KQ - 1 0
[ Bg5 if Bxf3 Qd2 Bf4 Bxf4 Bb7 Bg5 ]

c)
Aleksei Lugovoi vs Inna Slavina, St. Petersburg, 2003
3r2k1/5ppp/4bp2/1R6/rQn5/4PB1P/2q2PP1/2B2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rb8 if Bc8 Qc5 ]

d)
Aleksei Lugovoi vs Stepan Osinovsky, St. Petersburg, 2004
1r3rk1/1p1b4/nN1p1nq1/p2Pp2p/4P1p1/3N4/PP2B1PP/2RQ1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf6 Qxf6 Nxd7 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Aleksei Lugovoi vs Gleb Astashov, St. Petersburg, 2005
3Q1n2/p5br/1pq2Np1/5kP1/7p/8/PPP4P/1K2R3 w - - 1 0
[ Qd3+ if Kxg5 Qe3+ ]

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