Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Sergey Grishchenko.
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)
Nikolay Aleshin vs Sergey Grishchenko, Tula, 2003
3r2k1/5p1p/8/2P2Pp1/5nP1/1P5P/p3p3/R3K1R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd1+ Kf2 Nxh3+ Kxe2 Rxg1 Rxa2 Rg2+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Sergey Grishchenko vs Alexander Filin, Lipetsk, 2007
1r4r1/pp2q3/2p4k/3nP2p/P4R2/2P2p1P/1PQ2P1K/2B5 w - - 1 0
[ Rf7+ ]

c)
Sergey Grishchenko vs Aigerim Rysbayeva, Voronezh, 2008
2rk1r2/p1n1p3/2pq1Np1/1p4P1/2pP3Q/2P2R2/P4P1P/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne4 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Sergey Grishchenko vs Alexander Grishaev, Lipetsk, 2009
r2q2k1/1b2b1Bp/2n1prnQ/3p3N/2pP4/2p2N2/PpB2PPP/1R2R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ng5 Nf8 Bxh7+ ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Sergey Grishchenko vs Sergey Ditiatev, Gagarin, 2009
r1r1bk2/pq3pp1/4p3/4N1P1/n6R/1P5Q/P4P1P/1K2R3 w - - 1 0
[ Ng6+ fxg6 Rh8+ ]

Sergey Grishchenko puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Sergey Grishchenko vs Valentin Vlassow, Orsha, 2018
2kr3r/ppp2ppp/2nb3n/4p3/Q1BPq3/4PN2/PP1B1PPP/R4K1R w - - 1 0
[ dxe5 if Bxe5 Be6+ or if Bb4 Bb5 a6 Bxc6 ]

b)
Meri Arabidze vs Sergey Grishchenko, Moscow, 2012
2r3k1/1q4pp/3QNb2/3pp3/2p5/4P1P1/1P3P1P/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc6 ]

c)
Black mates in 5.
Evgenija Ovod vs Sergey Grishchenko, Moscow, 2012
6k1/2r2ppp/b7/p4P2/P1nP4/1p5P/1P2QR2/1KN1r3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd2+ Qxd2 Rcxc1+ Qxc1 Bd3+ ]

d)
Sergey Grishchenko vs Istvan Almasi, Subotica, 2017
1r1q1rk1/pbnp1ppp/1b6/3N4/1P6/4P1P1/1B3PBP/1R1Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ if gxf6 Qg4+ Kh8 Bxb7 Qf5 or if Kh8 Qh5 h6 Bxb7 Rxb7 Qf5 ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Matvey Papunidi vs Sergey Grishchenko, Stockholm, 2019
2kr2r1/pp3pB1/2p3p1/2q2p2/Q3nP2/5B2/PP4PP/R4R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng3+ ]


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