Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Dibyendu Barua.
White to move and win except where noted.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.


a)
Barua vs Bernardo Roselli, Embalse, 1981
8/pq2n2p/1p2B1pk/5p2/3Q1P2/2P4P/6PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qf6 if a5 Qf8+ & g4+ mates if Nc6 Bd5 ]

b)
White Mates in 7. Barua vs Semon Palatnik, Calcutta, 1986
8/2p1k1b1/1pP4r/1P1PPQ2/2p2P2/q3B3/r4P1P/1R5K w - - 0 1
[ Rg1 Ra1 Qd7+ Kf8 Qd8+ Kf7 e6+ ]

c)
Barua vs Praveen Thipsay, Coimbatore, 1987
5n1k/pp1q4/2pp1r1p/4nN1p/4P3/2P3Q1/PPB3P1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd6 ]

d)
Barua vs Pooma Mithrakanth, Delhi, 1987
4r1k1/R5bp/1P1n2p1/3p4/8/5N2/1r4PP/5RBK w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ ]

e)
Barua vs Peter Hempson, London, 1989
r3r1k1/pb2b1pp/1ppqp1nB/4p3/2BPP1Q1/2P5/PP4PP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxe6+ w/Bxg7+ Kxg7 Rf7+ & if Kh8 Qh5 or if Kh6 Raf1 & R1f5 ]



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