Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Roman Toran Albero.
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)
White Mates in 8. Toran vs Rogelio Linskens, Montevideo, 1954
b1r3k1/p2Nb1pp/1p1qp3/2pP4/2P1B2n/4P3/PB2Q1PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxh7+ if Kh8 Qh5 ]

b)
White Mates in 3. Toran vs Cesar Malagon, Lugano, 1968
r1bq1rk1/p3b1np/1pp2ppQ/3nB3/3P4/2NB1N1P/PP3PP1/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 ]

c)
Black to move and win. Bengt-Eric Horberg vs Toran, Montevideo, 1954
5bk1/p4p1p/2b3p1/2N5/3P1Pq1/PP4P1/1B5P/1B2R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxc5 if dxc5 Qf3 ]

d)
Black to move and win. Miguel Salomon vs Toran, Montevideo, 1954
4r2k/6pp/1B3r2/4b3/P3qp2/1Q3R2/6PP/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxb6 ]

e)
Black to move and win. Sicilia vs Toran, Madrid, 1959
r1b2rk1/ppp2p1p/6p1/3Bb1N1/2Pn4/8/PP3PPP/R1B2RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ....Ne2+ w/...Nxc1 & ...Bf4 ]



Toran Puzzles, Part II. Black to move and win.
a)
Haro Gonzalez vs Toran, Malaga, 1966
1r5k/2nbr1bp/B2p4/R1pP1p2/8/RP3P2/4N1PP/3N1K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxa6 w/...Bb5 ]

b)
Victor Korchnoi vs Toran, Palma de Majorca, 1969
6k1/1p1qN1b1/p2p1B2/5pQ1/P1P3n1/1P4Pp/4r2P/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe7 if Bxe7 Qc6+ mates ]

c)
Karl Roehrl vs Toran, Clare Benedict, 1970
1r4k1/3nppbp/r2p2p1/2pP4/2n1P3/1PNR2P1/P1N2P1P/R1B3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ....Nde5 if Rd1 Nf3+ ]

d)
Chan Fye vs Toran, Nice, 1974
r2r2k1/pp3pbp/2p2np1/2P1p3/1P2P3/P1NR1P1q/5P1P/1QB2RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd3 if Qxd3 Ng4 ]

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