Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Igors Rausis. White to move and win.

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


a)
Rausis vs Terentev, Daugavpils, 1990
rknR4/1p5r/p4p1b/1Np1P2p/6pP/1P6/1PK2PP1/5B1R w - - 0 1
[ Bd3 ]

b)
Rausis vs H Steingrimsson, Peer Gynt op, 1995
r6r/p3n3/1p1bpkp1/3b1pN1/2qP3Q/8/P4PPP/R1B1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne4+ w/Qf6+ Nxd6+ & Qxe7 ]

c)
Rausis vs G Piesina, Riga, 1995
r2r1k2/p3n1bQ/2bq3p/1p6/4p2N/1BP1R1P1/P4P1P/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe4 w/Rxe4 & Rf4+ ]

d)
Rausis vs D Pira, France, 1996
8/5p2/R1P3p1/pr1kp2p/7P/4b1P1/1P3PK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ c7 if Rc5 Rxa5 ]

e)
Rausis vs J Paasikangas, Jyvaskyla, 1996
n6k/3bq2p/pr6/2pP1PpN/2P1p1P1/4B3/P6Q/3B3K w - - 0 1
[ Bxc5 if Qxc5 Qe5+ ]



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