Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Slavoljub Marjanovic.
White to move and win.

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


a)
Marjanovic vs Dimitar Ilievski, Bjelovar, 1979
r1b3k1/ppq2ppp/4pb2/3r4/2N5/P2B1Q2/1PP2PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxd5 ]

b)
Marjanovic vs Georgi Tringov, Trstenik, 1979
r4bk1/2q2p1p/3p2p1/4n3/1p1BP1B1/1P5P/2P2QP1/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Bxe5 if dxe5 Rd7 or if h5 Bd4 & Qf6 mates ]

c)
Marjanovic vs Gyozo Forintos, Barcelona, 1980
r2qrbk1/pb1p1ppp/np1P4/5Nn1/1P6/P2B1N2/1B3PPP/R2QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe8 ]

d)
Marjanovic vs Vitomir Arapovic, Sarajevo, 1982
2r2r2/1p1q1pk1/4nRpp/3pP3/pPnP3Q/P3N3/4N1PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5+ if gxf5 Qxh+ mates ]

e)
Marjanovic vs Ian Rogers, Nis, 1983
k2r3r/pp3pp1/2p1p1p1/3n4/6P1/5Q1P/2qB1PB1/R2RK3 w - - 0 1
[ Qa3 w/Rc1 ]



Marjanovic Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Marjanovic vs Slobodan Marinovic, Vrnjacka Banja, 1983
r4rk1/3nqp1p/pp2p1p1/4B3/2P5/1P3QN1/P5PP/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7 w/Qf6 ]



b) White Mates in 3. Marjanovic vs Ralf Akesson, Bela Crkva, 1984
2b5/3pr1p1/2pR1p2/4pP1p/kP2P1nP/P1K3P1/3R4/8 w - - 0 1

c)
White Mates in 4. Marjanovic vs Emir Dizdarevic, Sarajevo, 1985
4n3/pbq2rk1/1p3pN1/8/2p2Q2/Pn4N1/B4PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5+ w/Qh6+ ]



d) White Mates in 3. Marjanovic vs Bosko Abramovic, Zenica, 1986
3r1q1k/6bp/p1p5/1p2B1Q1/P1B5/3P4/5PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1

e)
Marjanovic vs Miodrag Todorcevic, Rome, 1988
3rr1k1/1p1q1pbp/p5p1/P1pn4/4NB2/2P4P/QP3PP1/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bg5 if f6 Bxf6 Rxe4 Bxd8 ]


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