Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Borislav Ivkov.
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)
Ivkov vs Erwin Nievergelt, Belgrade, 1954
2q2rk1/4bppp/r1n1p3/p7/2nP4/1R3B1P/P3NPP1/2BQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rc3 if Nb4 Qb3 ]

b)
Ivkov vs Bernardo Wexler, Buenos Aires, 1960
8/p3rppk/1p5p/n3q3/4r3/Q1R1P2P/P3NPP1/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng3 if Rh4 Nf5 ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Ivkov vs Lajos Portisch, Bled, 1961
r3b3/pN2R3/2k5/3p1n2/P2p1B2/2P5/2P2PrP/R2K4 w - - 0 1
[ Rc7+ Kb6 Rb1+ Ka6 Rc6+ ]



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