Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Evgeny Vladimirov.
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)
Vladimirov vs Leonid Bass, Tallinn, 1974
2r1k2r/1p3p2/1nq1pnBp/6p1/p1pP1b2/P1P2N2/1P2QPPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe6+ ]

b)
Vladimirov vs Oleg Dzuban, Tbilisi, 1974
r6k/1p1b2bp/2p5/q2p3R/p1nNrP2/P3B2P/1PQ4K/6R1 w - - 0 1
[ Qg2 if Re7 Qg6 & if h6 Rxh6+ mates ]

c)
White Mates in 7. Vladimirov vs D Dontscheff, Hallsberg, 1975
6k1/6bR/6P1/3rq1P1/2Q5/4PB2/3p1PK1/q7 w - - 0 1
[ Qc8+ Bf8 Rh8+ Kg7 Qxf8+ Kxg6 Bh5+ Kxg5 Qh6+ ]

d)
White Mates in 4. Vladimirov vs Andrei Kharitonov, Alma-Ata, 1977
r3r3/3nkp2/q1p1p1p1/p3P1P1/PbpB4/1P5R/2P2Q1P/3RN2K w - - 0 1
[ Qf6+ Nxf6 Bc5+ Bxc5 gxf6+ ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Vladimirov vs Sergey Zagrebelny, Barnaul, 1988
1rn5/kr1q2p1/p2p1p2/2pPp2p/2P1Pn1P/QR2NP2/P2B2P1/K3R3 w - - 0 1
[ Qxa6+ Kxa6 Ra3+ Kb6 Ba5+ ]

f)
Vladimirov vs Vladimir Epishin, Tashkent, 1987
r4k1r/1b2bPR1/p4n2/3p4/4P2P/1q2B2B/PpP5/1K4R1 w - - 0 1
[ Bh6 if Ng4 Rh7+ ]



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