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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Moulthun Ly.
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)
Moulthun Ly vs Sandra Alarcon Suarez, Lima, 2000
r4rk1/p2qppbp/1pnpbnp1/2p3N1/1P6/PNPP2P1/2Q1PP1P/R1B1R1KB w - - 1 0
[ Nxe6 if fxe6 b5 or if Qxe6 Bxc6 ]

b)
Moulthun Ly vs Hani Malik, Adelaide, 2004
1k5r/1p1q2p1/7p/1N1rpp2/3b4/1Q6/P4PPP/1RR3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nc7 ]

c)
David Webster vs Moulthun Ly, Brisbane, 2006
5r2/pb4bk/1p1qp1pp/1P1p4/P3Pr2/3R1NN1/1P1Q2PP/4R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc5+ Qf2 Qxf2+ Kxf2 dxe4 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Moulthun Ly vs Sherab Guo-Yuthok, Sydney, 2007
r2qk2r/pppnb1pp/3pQ3/1B3N2/3pP3/5P2/PPP2P1P/R1B3K1 w kq - 1 0
[ Bg5 ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Moulthun Ly vs Lucas Van Foreest, Amsterdam, 2016
r1q3r1/3kb2p/2ppNp2/8/3P2Q1/2P5/6PP/1R2R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nc5+ if Kc7 Rxe7+ or if Ke8 Qxg8# ]

Moulthun Ly puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 2.
Jonas Muller vs Moulthun Ly, Gold Coast, 2009
4r2k/pp4pp/2b5/4r3/3p1Q2/6P1/PP2qP1P/R2N1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxf1+ ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
Chakkravarthy Deepan vs Moulthun Ly, Dieren, 2011
1q6/5Bk1/2p3p1/2p1P1Pp/2QnRP2/6KP/1r6/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...h4+ Kxh4 Qh8+ Kg3 Nf5+ ]

c)
Moulthun Ly vs Starnatis Kourkoulos-Arditis, Chennai, 2011
r4rk1/ppq2ppp/3b4/4p3/4B3/2P3Pb/PP2QP1P/R1B2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh5 if f5 Bd5+ ]

d)
Moulthun Ly vs Vlatko Bogdanovski, Istanbul, 2012
r4rk1/R2nbpp1/p1q1p1p1/3pP3/3P4/5NP1/P1B2PKP/1Q3R2 w - - 1 0
[ Qb7 if Qxb7 Rxb7 Rad8 Ba4 ]

e)
Hrannar Baldursson vs Moulthun Ly, Reykjavik, 2016
5bk1/2r2ppp/1n6/1N2P3/8/PP4PP/1Q2Nq2/RK6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf5+ Ka2 Rc2 ]


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