Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Alexei Fedorov.
White to move and win except where noted.

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


a)
Fedorov vs Sergei Ovsejevitsch, Nikolaev, 1993
r3r1k1/p2qppbp/1pNp1np1/2nN2B1/4P3/7P/PPP2PP1/R2QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ncxe7+ if Rxe7 Bxf6 ]

b)
Fedorov vs Sergey Gorelov, Moscow, 1995
r4r2/pp3pk1/3q2p1/5bB1/2Pp3Q/1B6/PP4PP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ c5 if Qc6 Bh6+ Kg8 Qxd4 or if Qe5 Re1 ]

c)
Fedorov vs Evgeniy Najer, Moscow, 1996
r3k2r/5p2/1qn2P2/p7/1p6/4p2P/PPPQ2P1/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Qd7+ Kf8 Rd6 ]

d)
White Mates in 5. Fedorov vs Zigurds Lanka, Pula, 1997
r1r2nk1/2q1bp1p/p2pn2Q/3Pp1PN/1p6/2N1B2R/PPP2P1P/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ dxe6 Nxe6 Nf6+ Bxf6 gxf6 ]

e)
Fedorov vs Joose Norri, Pula, 1997
2krr3/2p3Rp/bq2Np2/p4P2/2Ppn3/4N3/PP2Q2P/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Nd5 Rxd5 Qxe4 Bxc4 Rc1 Bxa2 Nxc7 ]



Fedorov Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 5. Fedorov vs Miguel Illescas Cordoba, Elista, 1998
4rr2/p2q3k/1pn2p2/3B4/2P2R2/4b1QP/P6B/7K w - - 0 1
[ Bg8+ Rxg8 Qh4+ Kg6 Qxf6+ ]

b)
White Mates in 4. Fedorov vs Nino Khurtsidze, Krasnodar, 1998
r3r1k1/1b6/p1np1ppQ/4n3/4P3/PNB4R/2P1BK1P/1q6 w - - 0 1
[ Bc4+ Nxc4 Qxg6+ ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Fedorov vs Mikhail Kobalia, Maikop, 1998
r5r1/1b2b1kp/p2p4/q1nBn1PQ/4P3/2p1BR2/PPP2P1P/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ Rf7+ if Nxf7 Qxf7+ Kh8 Bd4+ ]

d)
White Mates in 6. Fedorov vs Zoltan Gyimesi, Pula, 2001
r1b3k1/1pp4p/3p3P/p2Pn1Bq/3Q2p1/1BP5/P1P3P1/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe5 if dxe5 d6+ Be6 Bxe6+ or if Qf7 Rxf7 dxe5 Rg7+ Kf8 d6 Ke8 d7+ ]

e)
Fedorov vs Ekrem Cekro, Jahorina, 2003
r3k1r1/pp3p2/1np1b1np/q2pPp2/1b1P3B/3B1N2/PPP1NQ1P/R4R1K w q - 0 1
[ a3 if Be7 b4 Qa4 Nc3 or if Bd2 b4 Bxb4 axb4 Qxb4 Rfb1 ]


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