Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Walter S. Browne.
White to move and win except where noted.

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


a)
White Mates in 4. Browne vs Kovacs, Sarajevo, 1970
6rk/5p1p/5p2/1p2bP2/1P2R2Q/2q1BBPP/5PK1/r7 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh7+ ]

b)
White Mates in 4. Browne vs Mato Damjanovic, Venice, 1971
5Q1R/3qn1p1/p3p1k1/1pp1PpB1/3r3P/5P2/PPP3K1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rh6+ w/Qf6+ ]



c) White Mates in 3. Browne vs Victor Brond, Mar del Plata, 1971
4rk2/5p1b/1p3R1K/p6p/2P2P2/1P6/2q4P/Q5R1 w - - 0 1

d)
Browne vs Samuel Reshevsky, Nethanya, 1971
4rr2/4q1k1/p2p2p1/1pp2pn1/4PN1p/2PPR2P/PP3QP1/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxg6 if Kxg6 exf5+ or if fxe4 Nxf8 ]

e)
White Mates in 2. Browne vs Coskun Kulur, Skopje, 1972
r4kr1/pbNn1q1p/1p6/2p2BPQ/5B2/8/P6P/b4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bd6+ ]



Browne Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Browne vs David Levy, Skopje, 1972
2kr3r/1pqb1ppp/p3p2b/8/2pPN3/Q4NP1/PPP2P1P/1K1R3R w - - 0 1
[ Nd6+ w/Nxf7 ]

b)
Browne vs Silvino Garcia Martinez, Madrid, 1973
1r2r1k1/pp1bnpp1/6qp/8/2pNN3/2P3Q1/PP3PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nd6 ]

c)
Browne vs Miguel Quinteros, Wijk aan Zee, 1974
rnq2knr/pp2bppp/8/1N1R1N2/8/8/PP3PPP/R2Q2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe7 if Kxe7 Re5+ ]

d)
Browne vs Khosro Harandi, Manila, 1976
6k1/3qQ2n/p2p1p1p/n1pP1b1N/P1P4P/6P1/2BN4/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxd7 Bxd7 Bxh7+ if Kxh7 Nxf6+ ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Browne vs Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez, Las Palmas, 1977
r5rk/pp2bp1p/2p2pn1/q1P2B1Q/3PN3/4BR2/PP4PP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh7+ Kxh7 Rh3+ Kg7 Bh6+ ]

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Browne Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Browne vs Kenneth Frey, Lone Pine, 1977
2r1b1k1/1p4pp/2n1rp2/P2p3q/3B4/2RBPPP1/3Q2KP/2R5 w - - 0 1
[ g4 Qf7 Bf5 ]

b)
Browne vs Vlastimil Hort, Reykjavik, 1978
r4bk1/5p2/1pbq3p/3pN1p1/3Pn3/r1N1PB2/1Q3PPP/1R1R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxe4 dxe4 Nc4 ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Browne vs Margeir Petursson, Reykjavik, 1978
6r1/p1p2r2/1pn1pBpk/4P1Rb/3P1P1P/2PB4/P6K/6R1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxh5+ if Kxh5 Bg5 or if gxh5 Rxg8 Rxf6 exf6 ]

d)
Browne vs Herman Van Riemsdijk, Lone Pine, 1979
3r3k/ppn2rn1/3p1pq1/2pPp2p/P3P1P1/2N1QN1P/1PP5/3R1R1K w - - 0 1
[ Nh4 Qh7 g5 ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Browne vs Aldo Haik, Lucerne, 1982
4k3/1p1Rb1pp/2p5/p3pP2/q5P1/3QB2P/5N1K/r7 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe7+ Kxe7 Bg5+ ]



Browne Puzzles, Part IV. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Browne vs Zoltan Ribli, Surakarta, 1982
2rqr1k1/p5bp/1p4N1/n6Q/2Ppb3/P2B4/1B4PP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxe4 Rxe4 Qf5 ]

b)
Browne vs Jingxuan Qi, Taxco, 1985
1r1r2k1/1p2qp2/2p3p1/p2nNQb1/P2PB3/7P/1P6/3R1R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qxf7+ Qxf7 Nxf7 ]

c)
Browne vs Jon Arnason, Reykjavik, 1990
8/p2nk2p/1pr2p2/6p1/1P2K3/1B4P1/P6P/4R3 w - - 0 1
[ Kd5+ ]

d)
Browne vs Maurice Ashley, Philadelphia, 1991
rn1qkb1r/pb1p1ppp/1p2p3/2p1N3/2PP4/2n3P1/PP1N1PBP/R1BQK2R w - - 0 1
[ Qh5 if g6 Qh3 ]



e) White Mates in 3. Browne vs Jaime Sunye Neto, Linares, 1994
6k1/5p2/4nQ1P/p4N2/1p1b4/7K/PP3r2/8 w - - 0 1

f)
Browne vs Jordy Mont-Reynaud, USA, 1996
rnb1k2r/pp2ppbp/4q1p1/8/3PP3/5N2/3B1PPP/1RQ1KB1R w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 if Qg4 h3 Qd7 Bb5 Nc6 d5 ]



g) White Mates in 3. Browne vs Yuri Shulman, Las Vegas, 2001
5n2/2B4k/ppb3p1/2p2N1p/P1r5/7P/1P4P1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1


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