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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Saidali Iuldachev.
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)
Saidali Iuldachev vs Peng Xiaomin, Kuala Lumpur, 1993
8/ppp5/2p1bkp1/4b2q/7N/5N2/PPPQ1PK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qd8+ if Kf7 Ng5+ Kg7 Nxe6+ or if Kg7 Qe7+ Bf7 Nxe5 ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Saidali Iuldachev vs I Dgumaev, Tashkent, 1993
8/8/2N1P3/1P6/4Q3/4b2K/4k3/4q3 w - - 0 1
[ Nd4+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Saidali Iuldachev vs Amir Bagheri, Dubai, 1996
1r1nqrk1/p2b1ppp/1p1Pp3/8/3QB3/2P2N2/P4PPP/1R2R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxh7+ if Kh8 Qh4 g5 Qh6 or if Kxh7 Qh4+ Kg6 Ne5+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Saidali Iuldachev vs Janusch Koscielski, Recklinghausen, 1999
2rr2k1/1b3ppp/nq1p4/pB1P2Q1/PpP5/1N6/1P4PP/4RR1K w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7 if Kxf7 Re7+ or if g6 Qf6 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Saidali Iuldachev vs Nick De Firmian, Yerevan, 1996
3r2k1/p2b1R2/2ppn1Np/2p1p1p1/2P5/1P1P4/P5PP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne7+ Kh8 R1f6 ]

1e)
mate in 4
Saidali Iuldachev vs Nick De Firmian

Saidali Iuldachev puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Saidali Iuldachev vs Sergei Simonenko, Ashkhabad, 1996
7r/1pR5/r3pk2/pp1pRb2/3P1QBq/8/P4PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe6+ ]

b)
Saidali Iuldachev vs Yoseph Madjella, Jakarta, 1997
4r1qk/p6p/3p2nQ/1ppb1Bp1/8/2P3P1/PP1B1R1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ c4 if bxc4 Bc3+ Ne5 Qxd6 or if Bxc4 Bxg6 Rf8+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Saidali Iuldachev vs Eduard Bakhmatov, Recklinghausen, 1999
r3bk2/1n3p2/1b3Qp1/pp5p/4P3/qBP2P1P/P5P1/3R1N1K w - - 1 0
[ Rd7 if Bd4 Rxf7+ or if Kg8 Bxf7+ ]

d)
Saidali Iuldachev vs Faisal Khairallah, Bled, 2002
1rbq1rk1/p4pbp/2ppp1pn/2p2P2/4P3/2NP1N2/PPP3PP/R1B1QRK1 w - - 1 0
[ f6 if Qxf6 Bg5 ]

e)
Saidali Iuldachev vs Kankanamge Majuwana, Mumbai, 2004
r1bq1bk1/6r1/pp2p1p1/4p3/4N3/3P2Q1/PPP3PP/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ Kf7 Nh7+ ]

2d)
Saidali Iuldachev vs Faisal Khairallah

Saidali Iuldachev puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
C R Krishna vs Saidali Iuldachev, Chennai, 2004
2r2r1k/6pp/p2p4/3b4/1P1PNq1b/1P2RP2/1B2Q2P/2R3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxc1 Bxc1 Bxe4 if fxe4 Qg5+ Kh1 Rf2 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Saidali Iuldachev vs Samir Badalov, Baku, 2005
4k3/4r1bp/1qN3p1/p6n/1p1R1Q1P/1B2P3/PP4P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qd6 ]

c)
Tea Bosboom-Lanchava vs Saidali Iuldachev, Moscow, 2006
7k/5pp1/2p1b2p/1pP1q1b1/pP6/P5P1/4B1QP/1R4K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd5 if Bf3 Qe3+ ]

d)
Vishal Sareen vs Saidali Iuldachev, Moscow, 2006
8/q5pk/7p/1Q3p1b/2PRn3/4NNbP/1P4P1/7K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qa1+ if Rd1 Nf2+ or if Ng1 Nf2# ]

e)
Abdimalik Abdisalimov vs Saidali Iuldachev, Tashkent, 2018
5rk1/pp1b3r/3p4/5Pp1/2P3P1/1PqpRB2/P5K1/3Q1R2 b - - 0 1
[ 1...Qb2+ 2.Rf2 Rh2+ 3.Kxh2 Qxf2+ w/4...Qxe3 ]

3a)
C R Krishna vs Saidali Iuldachev

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