Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Leya Garifullina.
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)
Vita Siraj vs Leya Garifullina, Batumi, 2014
r2k3r/3n1R1p/pN2pb2/1b3p2/1p6/3BP2P/PPP1N3/R3K3 b Q - 0 1
[ ...Bh4+ Kd2 Nxb6 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Leya Garifullina vs Marta Voskresenskaya, Khanty Mansyisk, 2015
1r3rk1/4ppb1/q3p1P1/4P1N1/1n3PQ1/PpR5/1P3B2/1K2R3 w - - 1 0
[ Qh5 if Rfc8 gxf7+ ]

c)
Olesya Lysenko vs Leya Garifullina, Moscow, 2015
2kr3r/1ppb2pp/p1p1Npq1/2bn4/8/3P2BP/PPPN1PP1/R2QR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxe6 Rxe6 Qxg3 Ne4 Bxf2+ Nxf2 Nf4 ]

d)
Leya Garifullina vs Andrey Kozyakov, St. Petersburg, 2017
r7/5p1k/p3qBp1/1pp1n2p/4P2Q/1P3P2/P5PP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd5 if Nc6 Rxh5+ mates ]

e)
Leya Garifullina vs Daria Voit, Yaroslavl, 2018
5R2/kq5r/p1n1p2p/3pP1pP/P2Pn1P1/5Q1K/6N1/6B1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxe4 dxe4 d5+ Qb6 Bxb6+ Kxb6 dxc6 ]

1e)
Leya Garifullina vs Daria Voit

Leya Garifullina puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 4.
Nazerke Nurgali vs Leya Garifullina, Porto Carras, 2018
6k1/5p2/1p3bP1/8/6b1/2p3P1/1rBr4/2Q1R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd4+ Re3 Bxe3+ Kf1 Bh3+ ]

b)
White mates in 6.
Leya Garifullina vs Alexander Makhrov, Ekaterinburg, 2019
r4r2/q3p1k1/p2pQ1Pp/3P1Pp1/npB5/8/PPP5/1K1R3R w - - 1 0
[ Rxh6 if Kxh6 Rh1+ or if Rf6 Rh7+ Kf8 g7+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Leya Garifullina vs Rout Padmini, Internet, 2020
6k1/1q6/1r4pQ/2pPppN1/3n4/7P/1P4P1/R6K w - - 1 0
[ Ra8+ ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
R Vaishali vs Leya Garifullina, Internet, 2020
R3r1k1/5pp1/7p/1p1p4/1P6/2b2N1P/Q4KP1/2q5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Be1+ Nxe1 Qe3+ ]

e)
Farid Orujov vs Leya Garifullina, Internet, 2020
2r3k1/1pqbbrp1/p2pp3/n3n3/3NP3/1PN1B2P/PKPQ4/3R1BR1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf1 if Rdxf1 Nac4+ bxc4 Nxc4+ ]

f)
Black mates in 3.
Evelyn Zhu vs Leya Garifullina, Internet, 2020
8/6pk/1B3p2/2P5/3n1P1P/p1q5/R5R1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe1+ Kh2 Nf3+ ]

2e)
Farid Orujov vs Leya Garifullina


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