Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Anton Kovalyov.
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)
White Mates in 6. Kovaliov vs Miguel Babo, Figueira da Foz, 2008
4q2k/4Prb1/1p1p1p1p/p1p3pP/PnP1Q1P1/1P3R2/8/B4R1K w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6 Bxf6 Rxf6 Rxf6 Bxf6+ Kg8 Qg6+ ]

b)
Kovaliov vs Oleg Romanishin, Figueira da Foz, 2008
4n1k1/1p2rrp1/4Q1Rp/p1p1B3/P1P1qP1P/1P6/6RK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ Nxg7 Rxg7+ Kf8 Rxf7+ Rxf7 Bd6+ ]

c)
Black to move and win. Sergey Fedorchuk vs Kovaliov, Conegliano, 2008
6k1/6p1/7p/p2q4/1b1BpP2/1P2Q1P1/P5KP/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd2 ]

d)
Kovaliov vs Ling Feng Ye, Montreal, 2009
3n4/p1R3r1/1p2bkpp/3pNp2/1P3PP1/3BP2P/P3K3/8 w - - 0 1
[ g5+ ]




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