Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Anton Filippov.
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)
Filippov vs Alexander Areshchenko, Kuala Lumpur, 2002
4rbk1/2R3pp/p6r/5PN1/Pp2p1Q1/8/q5PP/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Ne6 ]

b)
Filippov vs Yuniesky Quezada, Calvia, 2004
3r4/p4qpk/1pR4p/2n2p2/2b5/4QP2/PBB3PP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg7 if Qxg7 Bxf5+ Kg8 Rg6 or if Kxg7 Qxh6+ Kg8 Rg6+ ]

c)
Filippov vs Aleksandr Kasyan, Tashkent, 2007
r3k2r/2q2p1p/p1bbp3/1B1pn1B1/1P6/P1N2R2/2PQ2PP/4R2K w kq - 0 1
[ Nxd5 exd5 Bxc6+ Qxc6 Bf6 ]

d)
White Mates in 2.
Filippov vs Adkham Eminov, Tashkent, 2008
6R1/p7/r6p/4p1pk/3pR3/3r2P1/6PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rh4+ ]

e)
White Mates in 4.
Filippov vs A Muzammil, Mumbai, 2008
rk5r/p6p/2pNN1n1/8/5P2/8/PP4PP/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Rd3 if a5 Rb3+ ]



Filippov Puzzles, Part II. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White Mates in 4.
Filippov vs A Muzammil, Mumbai, 2008
rk5r/p6p/2pNN1n1/8/5P2/8/PP4PP/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Rd3 if a5 Rb3+ ]

b)
Filippov vs Ali Bitalzadeh, Enschede, 2008
2R5/5p1k/5P2/3pP1pp/8/P3K3/6rP/8 w - - 0 1
[ e6 ]

c)
White Mates in 4.
Filippov vs M Andronescu, Bucharest, 2008
r2r4/4b1kp/pq6/1ppQpPp1/8/5P2/PPP1B3/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qf7+ ]

d)
White Mates in 5.
Filippov vs Morteza Mahjoob, Subic Bay, 2009
r2n1rk1/5p2/p2Q1Bp1/3p3p/1p1p2b1/8/PPP2PP1/1K5R w - - 0 1
[ Qf4 Kh7 Qxg4 ]


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