Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Mark Bluvshtein.
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)
Bluvshtein vs Eric Lawson, Montreal, 2001
3q1rk1/1p2b2p/p2p1np1/3PpBB1/2r5/7Q/PP3PPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Be6+ Kh8 Bh6 Re8 Bf7 ]

b)
Bluvshtein vs Paal Royset, Gausdal, 2002
8/p2k2p1/7p/2P5/n1KN4/6P1/2R4P/3r4 w - - 0 1
[ Nb3 w/Ra2 ]



c) White Mates in 3. Bluvshtein vs Stig Martinsen, Gausdal, 2003
8/1p2pQnp/2r2q2/3p2k1/1P4B1/6P1/5PK1/7R w - - 0 1



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