Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Dmitry Svetushkin.
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 7.
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Valentin Economescu, Bucharest, 2001
1rr1bb2/p4p1k/4pBpn/2NpPP2/1p1P2P1/1Pn4R/q2Q2BP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh6+ Bxh6 g5 Kg8 Rxh6 ]

b)
Dmitry Svetushkin vs M Sigouros, Patras, 2002
2r2rk1/1pq1bppp/p1b2n2/3pn3/3NP3/P1N1BP2/1PQ1B1PP/2RR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxd5 if Qd6 Nf5 Bxd5 Qxc8 or if Nxd5 exd5 Qb8 dxc6 ]

c)
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Jim Plaskett, Internet, 2003
2krn3/2p1qp2/1p6/N1pPp1p1/P3P1b1/2PB2Pp/1Q3r1P/1R4K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ba6+ if Kb8 Nc6+ or if Kd7 Qb5+ Kd6 Qc6# ]

d)
White mates in 6.
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Mihail Papoutsakis, Agios Kirykos, 2004
1r1nrn1k/ppp5/3p2qp/4P1bN/3P2p1/1BPQ4/PP1B2P1/4RRK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf8+ Rxf8 Qxg6 Ne6 Bc2 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Vitali Braun, Werther, 2005
R3nk2/2r1b1pp/2N1P3/1pPp3r/8/8/1P1B1P1P/R4K2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe8+ ]



Dmitry Svetushkin Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Stelios Abatzidis, Thessaloniki, 2006
r5k1/4q1rp/4n1P1/1pp1p3/4N1PQ/8/PP6/2KR3R w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ if Kh8 Rd7 or if Kf8 gxh7 ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Baytun Tuna, Rethymnon, 2009
r1b1qrk1/nppp1p2/p4Bp1/3PP1Np/8/3B3Q/PP3KPP/RN6 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh5 ]

c)
Black Mates in 2.
Dmitry Bocharov vs Dmitry Svetushkin, Budva, 2009
8/pp2k3/7r/2P1p1p1/4P3/5pq1/2R3N1/1R3BK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...f2+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Momchil Nikolov, Kavala, 2011
r4b2/4k1p1/p2p2q1/3P4/pP2PR2/7Q/b6P/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rf7+ ]

e)
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Cyril Humeau, Calvi, 2013
r3rk2/p1pq1ppp/1p1b4/4B3/3P4/4R3/P1P1QPPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxg7+ ]

Dmitry Svetushkin Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Kamil Dragun, Legnica, 2013
3Q1b2/5pk1/p3rNpp/1p2P3/4NP2/nP6/P3q1PP/3R3K w - - 1 0
[ Qxf8+ ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Levon Galoyan, Yerevan, 2014
2r2b1r/1p1Q3p/3pR3/pP1N4/2q2P1k/8/P5PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rh6+ ]

c)
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Emil Krstev, Skopje, 2016
r6r/2pbqpbp/4k1p1/p1Qp3n/5P2/4P3/PP2BRPP/RNB3K1 w - - 1 0
[ f5+ gxf5 Qxe7+ Kxe7 Bxh5 ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Christoph Koellner, Hofheim, 2017
rn1k1Nq1/1pp5/6pp/1p1p4/6Q1/2P5/P5PP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qc8+ ]

e)
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Igor Miladinovic, Valjevo, 2018
r1b2rk1/2q2p1p/p3pQn1/1p3p1B/8/2NR4/PPP3PP/2KR4 w - - 1 0
[ Bxg6 if fxg6 Rd8 or if hxg6 Rh3 ]

f)
White mates in 3.
Dmitry Svetushkin vs Ionel Miron, Alba Iulia, 2018
r5k1/p3R2R/3p2p1/1ppn1r2/2p3p1/2P2q2/P2Q1P1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ ]


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