Here are some chess puzzles from the games of David Paravyan.
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)
David Paravyan vs Alexey Reshetnikov, Moscow, 2014
4rbk1/1p3ppp/p1q5/3NQ3/2P5/8/PP5P/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Qxe8 if Qxe8 Nf6+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
David Paravyan vs Petr Zhdanov, St. Petersburg, 2014
r4rk1/6P1/p1p2pp1/1pb2N2/4P3/Pnp5/1P5R/3RK3 w - - 1 0
[ Rd7 if Be7 Rh8+ ]

c)
David Paravyan vs Evgeny Levin, Sochi, 2016
4r3/1p3Rpk/p1b1B2p/4Q3/6q1/P7/KPP4P/8 w - - 1 0
[ Bf5+ if Kg8 Rf8+ Kxf8 Qd6+ or if Kh8 Qxe8+ mates ]

d)
White mates in 2.
David Paravyan vs Sanan Sjugirov, St. Petersburg, 2016
6k1/2r4p/1p1qp1p1/2b3B1/P3p1NP/P2b4/1Q3PP1/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nh6+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
David Paravyan vs Irakli Beradze, Tbilisi, 2017
6Q1/6r1/2p1p1pk/5r1b/4Np2/4q3/PPP5/1K4RR w - - 1 0
[ Rxh5+ Rxh5 Qh8+ Rh7 Rxg6+ Kxg6 Qf6# ]



David Paravyan Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Anna Parahoni vs David Paravyan, Moscow, 2008
5rk1/p2n2p1/4p2p/qp1pP3/3P1N2/1P4R1/P5PP/2Q4K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf4 ]

b)
Nicita Morozov vs David Paravyan, Prague, 2012
r3r1k1/p4pbp/3q2p1/1Q6/3N4/1P4Pb/PB3P1P/1R2R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe1+ Rxe1 Bxd4 ]

c)
Black mates in 2.
Saveliy Golubov vs David Paravyan, Kirishi, 2014
r1b1r1k1/ppb1Bp1p/2P4q/6p1/B4R2/2PP2K1/PP1NQ1P1/5R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh4+ ]

d)
Zaur Tekeyev vs David Paravyan, Sochi, 2016
3rR3/2p3pk/p6p/1p1q1p2/1P6/2Pn3P/1P2QPP1/5NK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf4 if Qf3 Qxf3 ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Denis Khismatullin vs David Paravyan, St. Petersburg, 2016
4r2k/p2Q3p/7n/8/1P5R/R3q1P1/4nrBK/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg2+ if Kh3 Rxg3+ or if Kxg2 Qg1+ ]


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