Here are some chess puzzles from the games of the 2016 Reykjavik 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)
Sergei Movsesian vs Steffen Mages
2r1k2r/1q2Nppp/p3p3/1p6/5nP1/3R3Q/PPP2P1P/1K2R3 w k - 1 0
[ Nxc8 if Nxh3 Nd6+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Sergey Grigoriants vs Stefan Arnalds
q1r2b1k/2r2p1p/p1np2P1/P2P1PP1/4Q3/3B4/1PP5/1K1RR3 w - - 1 0
[ g7+ if Bxg7 f6 Kg8 Qxh7+ or if Kg8 f6 ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Henrik Danielsen vs Mikael Karlsson
1q6/4Q2p/1p4pk/p1p5/P1Pp1PP1/3P3P/1P5K/8 w - - 1 0
[ g5+ ]

d)
Abhijeet Gupta vs Nikita Petrov
rbb3k1/pp2B1pp/2n1pp2/8/8/N5P1/PP2PPBP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc6 if bxc6 Bxc6 ]

e)
Ivan Cheparinov vs Diego Rafael Di Berardino
3rr1k1/pbn1qp2/1p5p/3pbPpN/8/P1N3QP/1P3PP1/1BRR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ f6 if Qd6 Qd3 ]

2016 Reykjavik Open Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Stefan Kristjansson vs Mikael Karlsson
r1b1kbr1/pp2np1p/4pBp1/q2PN3/8/1B6/PP3PPP/2RQ1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ dxe6 if fxe6 Rxc8+ or if Bh6 exf7+ Kf8 Rxc8+ ]

b)
Gabriel Sargissian vs Bragi Thorfinnsson
4rrk1/p2n2p1/1p4q1/1B1b3p/3p3B/4RP2/P4QPP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe8 Qxe8 Qxd4 if Qe5 Rd1 or if Be6 Re1 ]

c)
Lenka Ptacnikova vs Alejandro Ramirez
5bk1/1b3ppp/p5q1/1p3N2/3BPQ2/1B6/P3r2P/2R4K w - - 1 0
[ Nh6+ if gxh6 Qxf7+ Qxf7 Rg1+ or if Kh8 Nxf7+ mates ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Roman Freuler vs Hrant Melkumyan
r4Bk1/3n1p2/q4np1/1p2p3/3pP3/1P1N1PN1/4Q1P1/1K1R3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qa1+ Kc2 Qc3+ ]

e)
Nikolas Pogan vs Richard Rapport
r4rk1/1pp3pp/4b3/n7/N2PQn1q/P3PN2/1P3P1P/R3KB1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng2+ ]

2016 Reykjavik Open Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 2.
Sebastian Mueer vs Hjorvar Gretarsson
6rk/1bb5/pp3pq1/5N1p/1P3P2/P3p2P/4Q2K/1B3R2 b - - 0 1
[ Bxf4+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Johan-Sebastian Christiansen vs Alexander Shabalov
2b1K1k1/2qn1pp1/7p/1B6/P1P5/3P2P1/8/R4R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne5 if Rf4 Bd7+ or if Rxf7 Nxf7 ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Konstantin Kavutskiy vs Stefan Kristjansson
r6k/2p1n1pp/1p6/3Pp1N1/2B2n1r/P4q2/1P1Q1PRP/6RK b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh2+ Kxh2 Qh5+ Kg3 Nf5# ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
Sigurdur Sigfusson vs Justin Sarkar
4r2k/4P2p/4Rp2/p2p1P2/P1pP4/1p5Q/1P3q1P/7K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg8 if Qg3 Qf1+ ]

e)
Dale Haessel vs Elisabeth Paehtz
r5k1/p2q3p/1p1p2p1/3Pn1b1/2PQNr2/P7/1P2B1KP/R4R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh4 Kh1 Qh3 if Rf2 Be3 ]

f)
Black mates in 3.
Marina Brunello vs Nikita Petrov
4r1rk/1ppR1pq1/7p/pP6/B3Ppb1/3Q1P2/P4P1P/3R3K b - - 0 1
[ ...Bh5 if Qc3 Re5 or if Qf1 Bxf3+ ]


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