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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)
Yi Wei vs Dimitrios Ladopoulos, Thessaloniki, 2009
3rr1k1/1p1b1pp1/7p/1P1R4/8/2n1B2P/5PP1/R4BK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd3 if Ne4 Bb6 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Yi Wei vs Jun Zhao, Tianjin, 2013
r6k/pbp1Q2p/1p3N2/2p1R3/P7/1P1q3P/6PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Ne8 Qg6 Qf8+ ]

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

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

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

1e)
Sahaj Grower vs Yi Wei

Yi Wei Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 2.
Ahmed Abdulwahhab vs Yi Wei, Tagaytay City, 2013
8/6pk/6q1/P3pp1p/2R1b3/2B3rP/3QR1PK/1r6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh3+ ]

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

c)
Yi Wei vs Rui Wang, Jiaxing, 2014
r3kb1r/ppqn1ppb/2p1pn1p/4N2P/2BP2P1/2N2P2/PPP1Q3/R1B1K2R w KQkq - 1 0
[ Nxf7 if Kxf7 Qxe6# ]

d)
Yi Wei vs Constantin Lupulescu, Bazna, 2014
1k1r3r/1pp1qb2/pnp2p2/N3p1pp/PP2P3/2QP1P2/2P1N1PP/R4R1K w - - 1 0
[ Qxc6 if bxc6 Nxc6+ ]

e)
Yuanhe Zhao vs Yi Wei, Zhongshan, 2014
r2q1rk1/pp3p1p/2n2npb/1NP1p1N1/2P1PP2/6B1/PP1Q2PP/2R1K2R b K - 0 1
[ ...Qxd2+ Kxd2 exf4 Bxf4 Bxg5 ]

2e)
Yuanhe Zhao vs Yi Wei

Yi Wei Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
M R Venkatesh vs Yi Wei, Gibraltar, 2015
r3n2k/3bq1rp/8/ppnPNp2/2p5/P1P1Q1NP/1PB3K1/1R4R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne4 if Bxe4 Qxe5 or if Nxd7 Rxg3+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Yi Wei vs Vladimir Potkin, Wijk aan Zee, 2015
2b4R/r3n2Q/4k1p1/3pPp2/3P1P2/p1p1B3/P1q4P/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6+ if Kd7 Qxe7+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Cheng Wang vs Yi Wei, China, 2016
r5k1/p6p/2p3pb/2N1pb1n/8/1PN3Pq/P1P2P1P/3RQRK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf4 if gxf4 Bxf4 ]

d)
Yi Wei vs Bedri Sadiku, Baku, 2016
rn4kr/4bp1p/b2q2pQ/1B1pN3/3P4/1P6/2P2PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Be8 ]

e)
Yi Wei vs Yu Guo, Shenzhen, 2016
6k1/2q1npp1/3n1b1p/1p1rp3/4Q3/2P2NPP/1PB2P2/2B1R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh7+ Kf8 Qh8+ Ng8 Bh7 ]

3e)
Yi Wei vs Yu Guo

Yi Wei Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Yi Wei vs Bogdan-Daniel Deac, Medias, 2017
3r1k1r/p1R2pbp/1q4pB/3p3Q/3P4/8/P1P2PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Qe5 if 1...Qf6 2.Qxf6 ]

b)
Shanglei Lu vs Yi Wei, Tianjin, 2018
5bk1/1p4r1/7p/p3Prp1/P2P3P/1qP2RQ1/1P4RB/7K b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qd1+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Yi Wei vs Chongsheng Zeng, Changsha, 2019
1r3k2/1ppQ4/2np2P1/p1b5/3p4/2P2r2/PP3P2/2K3R1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.g7+ Kg8 2.Qe6+ Rf7 3.Rh1 ]

d)
Yi Wei vs Anish Giri, Jerusalem, 2019
4N1k1/p2rQ1bp/1p3pp1/5q2/3B4/2PR2Pn/P5KP/8 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nxf6+ Bxf6 2.Qe8+ Kg7 3.Qxd7+ Qxd7 4.Bxf6+ ]

4d)
Yi Wei vs Anish Giri


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