Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 2003.
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)
Black Mates in 4. Al Spielmann vs Vincent David, Nancy, 2003
6k1/1p3pp1/p1b1p2p/q3r1b1/P7/1P5P/1NQ1RPP1/1B4K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe1+ Rxe1 Rxe1+ Kh2 Bf4+ g3 Rh1# ]

b)
C Deepan vs M Dziuba, Nakhchivan, 2003
3r1k2/2b2p2/2pq2pN/4p1Qp/4P2P/3b2P1/5P2/2BR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd3 Qe7 (if Qxd3 Qf6) Ba3 ]

c)
White Mates in 2. Michel Jadoul vs Gordon Plomp, Belgium, 2003
r2q1bk1/5n1p/2p3pP/p7/3Br3/1P3PQR/P5P1/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ Qxg6+ ]

d)
Inna Gaponenko vs Naira Agababean, Istanbul, 2003
1r1q1rk1/n4pp1/3p3p/pppBpP2/4P2b/P1PP2R1/1P4PP/R1BQ2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxh6 Bxg3 Qg4 Qf6 Bg5 ]

e)
Vugar Gashimov vs Mateusz Bartel, Istanbul, 2003
2r5/pp1r1kp1/4bpNp/3p3P/P2q4/Q7/5PP1/1R2R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6 Kxe6 Re1+ if Kf7 Qh3 ]

f)
White Mates in 5. Sergei Movsesian vs Vladimir Belov, Istanbul, 2003
2r1r1k1/2qbp1bR/3p2p1/3P4/1pBN2P1/5P2/PpPQ4/1K5R w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ Kxg7 Ne6+ Bxe6 Qd4+ Kf8 dxe6 Qxc4 Rh8+ ]

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