Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Hovhannes Gabuzyan.
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)
Hovhannes Gabuzyan vs Jouri Goriatchkin, Moscow, 2012
2r2rk1/1q1n1ppp/5b2/2p5/2N5/5NP1/2Q2PBP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Ng5 ]

b)
Hovhannes Gabuzyan vs Karina Ambartsumova, Cappelle la Grande, 2013
3r1rk1/1b3ppp/p3p3/3nB1q1/8/6P1/P1P1QPBP/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ c4 ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Ludek Volcik vs Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Sibenik, 2007
6k1/5pp1/p4b1p/1pq2P2/6P1/P1P1p1Q1/1P1r3P/1K2R1R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxb2 ]

d)
Artur Gharagyozian vs Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Jermuk, 2010
7r/4k1p1/pq1p1pP1/3Ppb1P/1P6/2Q2Br1/PP6/K1R4R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rc8 if Qb3 Rxc1+ Rxc1 e4 ]

e)
Ivan Yudin vs Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Albena, 2011
6rk/5Bpp/p2p1b2/2rP1q2/1Q6/1PP1p1R1/KP5P/4R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxc3 if Bg6 Qf2 or if bxc3 Qf2+ ]



Hovhannes Gabuzyan Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Naif Saleh vs Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Kocaeli, 2011
8/p1R2pkp/2Nr2p1/8/8/r1n1P3/5PPP/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne2+ Kh1 Rc3 ]

b)
Felix Ynojosa Aponte vs Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Caldas Novas, 2011
2r5/3kb2p/4p3/3pP3/3BbP2/2R5/1r4PP/N1R2K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxc3 if Rxc3 Rb1+ or if Bxc3 Bxg2+ mates ]

c)
Pouya Idani vs Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Maribor, 2012
3q1bk1/2r2pp1/4p3/2n4p/1Q1R4/1P2R2P/P4PP1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd7 w/...Bc5 ]

d)
Daniil Postnikov vs Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Pavlodar, 2012
r4r1k/1bq1b1pp/p2pQn2/1p4B1/4P3/PNN5/1PP3PP/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bc8 ]


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