Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Saidali Iuldachev.
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)
Iuldachev vs Peng Xiaomin, Kuala Lumpur, 1993
8/ppp5/2p1bkp1/4b2q/7N/5N2/PPPQ1PK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qd8+ ]

b)
White Mates in 2. Iuldachev vs I Dgumaev, Tashkent, 1993
8/8/2N1P3/1P6/4Q3/4b2K/4k3/4q3 w - - 0 1
[ Nd4+ ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Iuldachev vs Amir Bagheri, Dubai, 1996
1r1nqrk1/p2b1ppp/1p1Pp3/8/3QB3/2P2N2/P4PPP/1R2R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxh7+ if Kxh7 Qh4+ Kg6 Ne5+ ]

d)
White Mates in 4. Iuldachev vs Janusch Koscielski, Recklinghausen, 1999
2rr2k1/1b3ppp/nq1p4/pB1P2Q1/PpP5/1N6/1P4PP/4RR1K w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7 ]



Iuldachev Puzzles, Part II. Black to move and win except where noted.


a) White Mates in 3. Iuldachev vs Samir Badalov, Baku, 2005
4k3/4r1bp/1qN3p1/p6n/1p1R1Q1P/1B2P3/PP4P1/6K1 w - - 0 1

b)
CR Krishna vs Iuldachev, Chennai, 2004
2r2r1k/6pp/p2p4/3b4/1P1PNq1b/1P2RP2/1B2Q2P/2R3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxc1 Bxc1 Bxe4 if fxe4 Qg5+ Kh1 Rf2 ]

c)
Tea Bosboom-Lanchava vs Iuldachev, Moscow, 2006
7k/5pp1/2p1b2p/1pP1q1b1/pP6/P5P1/4B1QP/1R4K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd5 if Bf3 Qe3+ ]

d)
Vishal Sareen vs Iuldachev, Moscow, 2006
8/q5pk/7p/1Q3p1b/2PRn3/4NNbP/1P4P1/7K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qa1+ if Rd1 Nf2+ or if Ng1 Nf2# ]

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