Here are some chess puzzles from games of the 2015 Moscow Open.
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)
White mates in 4.
Sanan Sjugirov vs Norayr Torosyan, Moscow, 2015
2n2Q2/p1q4p/2P1rpp1/P3p1k1/8/7P/4BPP1/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ h4+ Kf5 g4+ Kf4 Qa3 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
David Gevorkian vs Aleksey Kruzhilin, Moscow, 2015
r1b5/1pqnnQpk/2pb3p/p3p3/P2P4/4PN1P/BP3PP1/2R2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Ng5+ if Kh8 Qe8+ or if hxg5 Qh5# ]

c)
Boris Savchenko vs Kirill Kotlyar, Moscow, 2015
3rr1k1/2n1qp1p/p2b2p1/1p2p3/P2PB3/4B1P1/1PQ2P1P/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bc6 if Rf8 Bh6 ]

d)
Dmitry Svetlov vs Valeriy Zhuk, Moscow, 2015
6k1/5p2/2q5/2p3KN/P3R1P1/8/7P/8 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Ivan Yeletsky vs Ivan Selivanov, Moscow, 2015
4r3/1q2P2k/3pQ1pb/2p3B1/1n4nR/2N5/1P4PP/7K w - - 1 0
[ Qf7+ Kh8 Rxh6+ Nxh6 Bf6# ]

2015 Moscow Open Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Maksat Atabayev vs Muhammad Lutfi Ali, Moscow, 2015
1R6/p5kp/2q1b1p1/4R1Q1/2P5/3r3P/5PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe7+ if Bf7 Qf8+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Anton Korobov vs Boris Kharchenko, Moscow, 2015
4Rr1k/3b2p1/p1p3Qp/1p3P2/1q6/1B6/PP1r2PP/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ f6 if Qe7 fxe7 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Vahe Danielyan vs Matfei Nikologorsky, Moscow, 2015
8/p4n2/qp2k2p/3p2pP/1BpKb1P1/2P3Q1/2P5/5R2 w - - 1 0
[ Qc7 if Nd6 Bxd6 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Vasiliy Korchmar vs Alexandr Glukhov, Moscow, 2015
5r1k/1p2QPbp/2n1N1p1/p2p4/3P4/4B3/q4PPP/3b1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bh6 if Bxh6 Qf6+ ]

e)
Maria Manakova vs Andrey Nuzhdin, Moscow, 2015
3r2k1/p5p1/2p2r2/4RpQ1/2qp4/7P/P4PP1/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re7 if Rf7 Rxf7 ]

2015 Moscow Open Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Darsen Sanzhaev vs Mert Yilmazyerli, Moscow, 2015
5r1k/1p6/p2p2Q1/2pP4/Pr3bN1/R3B3/1P2q3/1K6 w - - 1 0
[ Bd4+ ]

b)
Arseny Velichko vs Noe Tutisani, Moscow, 2015
5rk1/p2nppbp/2r3p1/8/1P3B2/q1p3P1/2Q1PP1P/1R2NRK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bc1 Qa6 b5 ]

c)
Maxim Ozolin vs Shamsiddin Vokhidov, Moscow, 2015
8/1p1R1prp/p3p1k1/8/2rQ1P2/8/P1q3PP/3R3K w - - 1 0
[ f5+ if exf5 Rd6+ or if Kh6 Qf6+ ]

d)
Vasiliy Korchmar vs Kirill Popov, Moscow, 2015
r6k/3q2rp/3p4/ppnP4/3N4/P3B2P/1PQ2P2/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Nf5 if Rg6 Qc3+ Kg8 Nh6+ ]

e)
German Bazeev vs Igor Grishaev, Moscow, 2015
k6r/pp4q1/2pQ1n2/3p3p/5N2/5P2/PPP5/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Ne6 if Qf7 Nc7+ Kb8 Nxd5+ Ka8 Nc7+ Kb8 Ne8+ ]

2015 Moscow Open Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Tigran Simonian vs Sergey Savitskiy, Moscow, 2015
1R6/5p2/1R3rpp/p1k1r3/P4NPb/5K1P/5P2/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf6 Bxf6 Nd3+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Erik Zude vs Shamsiddin Vokhidov, Moscow, 2015
2r1r1k1/2q1R3/p4pp1/2p2N2/1pPp2P1/1P1P4/P5Q1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qd5+ Kh8 Qh1+ ]

c)
Konstantin Gumirov vs Alexandr Spirin, Moscow, 2015
r2qkr2/pb3pQp/4p3/1p4PP/2nbPN2/8/P1P3B1/R1B2R1K w q - 1 0
[ Qxf8+ Kxf8 Nxe6+ ]

d)
Arystanbek Urazayev vs Tagir Taalaibekov, Moscow, 2015
2b1r1k1/p5b1/1q5r/3pp1NN/1n1Pn2Q/8/P5BP/R1B2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxe4 if Qxd4+ Kh1 Rxh5 Qxh5 or if dxe4 Bxh6 ]

e)
Vahe Baghdasaryan vs Ivan Mezentsev, Moscow, 2015
r6k/2pR2pp/2p2r2/p5q1/N1Q1Pp2/P3bP2/1P4PP/4R2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh4 if g3 fxg3 Qc2 Bf2 or if Qc3 Qxh2+ Kxh2 Rh6# ]

2015 Moscow Open Puzzles, Part V.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 3.
Anatoly Kuprijanov vs Vahap Sanal, Moscow, 2015
5rk1/pp5p/6p1/3p4/6Q1/8/P1q3PP/R5K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf2+ ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
Aleksey Kruzhilin vs Vjacheslav Sysoev, Moscow, 2015
r4kr1/pp2bp2/2pNq2p/8/4Nn2/8/P2Q1PPP/2R1R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh3 if f3 Rxg2+ ]

c)
Black mates in 5.
Sergei Chekhov vs Ernesto Inarkiev, Moscow, 2015
2r3k1/5pp1/p7/N3pq1p/1pP3n1/4b1QP/4K1P1/3RR3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc2+ if Rd2 Qxd2+ Kf3 f5 or if Kf1 Nh2+ ]

d)
Dmitry Mischuk vs Oleg Badmatsyrenov, Moscow, 2015
r6k/3b3p/p2p1qp1/3Pn3/4PN2/1r1B2R1/1P1Q2PP/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd3 Rxd3 Nxd3 if Qxd3 Bb5 ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Igor Grishaev vs Gurbangeldi Amangeldiyev, Moscow, 2015
1b6/1p4pk/3P3p/1N6/PBQ2R2/4r1PK/1q3r1P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh2+ Kg4 h5+ Kg5 Qe5+ ]

2015 Moscow Open Puzzles, Part VI.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Semetey Tologontegin vs Bobur Sattarov, Moscow, 2015
3r1bk1/1ppr1p2/1q2b1pp/p3p2n/P3P3/1PP3PP/2Q2P1K/1RB1RBN1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd2 if Bxd2 Qxf2+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Ivan Kruk vs Aleksey Kruzhilin, Moscow, 2015
3r4/p3B2k/4b2p/3pP1pK/3P4/3P2R1/P6R/5r2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rf4 ]

c)
Black mates in 5.
Konstantin Rjabzev vs Maxim Lugovskoy, Moscow, 2015
2b2r1k/4Nppp/q7/5p1Q/3P1Rn1/2R5/1r4PP/3BK3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe6+ Kf1 Ba6+ ]

d)
Gurbangeldi Amangeldiyev vs Arman Gevondian, Moscow, 2015
4r1k1/pp3pbp/2n3p1/8/2P5/qP2BP1P/3QB1P1/1R4K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe3 if Qxe3 Bd4 ]

e)
Julian Proleiko vs Dmitry Goltsev, Moscow, 2015
4r1k1/7p/p4qp1/1p3p2/8/1PQB4/PB4PP/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxc3 Bxc3 Re3 ]

2015 Moscow Open Puzzles, Part VII.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Pavel Rozanov vs Tsogbayer Baterdene, Moscow, 2015
6k1/p3n2p/1q1p2p1/3Pp3/RP2P3/2r3P1/3b1rBP/1Q3RNK b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf1 Bxf1 Rc1 Qd3 Qf2 ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
Ivan Yeletsky vs Assad Mamyrbay, Moscow, 2015
2b2rk1/p1Qpq2p/3rp1p1/8/1nP4P/5P2/1P1n2P1/2K1RBNR b - - 0 1
[ ...Nb3+ Kb1 Ra6 ]

c)
Arman Gevondian vs Semen Khanin, Moscow, 2015
6k1/1ppbr1qp/p2p4/3P2p1/1PP1Br2/1R3PQ1/P5P1/2R3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qd4+ if Qf2 or Kf1 Rexe4 ]

d)
Peter Natacheev vs Mert Yilmazyerli, Moscow, 2015
3rr1k1/p4p1p/2p1nbp1/2q5/2Q1P3/6P1/P3NPBP/1RR3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd1+ ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Leonid Nozdrachev vs Konstantin Rjabzev, Moscow, 2015
r5k1/8/p1P4p/3P3P/1p3BpK/1P2r3/1q6/R6R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf2+ Kxg4 Qf3+ Kf5 Kh7 ]

2015 Moscow Open Puzzles, Part VIII.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Kirill Popov vs Dmitry Svetlov, Moscow, 2015
5rk1/pp1bnrp1/2n4p/3p3Q/q2P4/P2B1N2/3B1PPP/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf3 gxf3 Qxd4 ]

b)
Noe Tutisani vs Assad Mamyrbay, Moscow, 2015
r1k4r/p1p2pp1/1pp3b1/4P1bp/2PR1N2/1P3P1P/PB1R2P1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...c5 ]

c)
Ravan Aliyev vs Ivan Yeletsky, Moscow, 2015
2kr3r/pp3bp1/1np2p1p/3p1P2/6P1/q1NBPN2/2PQ2P1/1K1R3R b - - 0 1
[ ...d4 if exd4 or Nxd4 Na4 mates ]


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