Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Leonid Yurtaev.
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)
Yurtaev vs Oleg Romanishin, Moscow, 1979
8/p1p5/kp2p3/2b5/P1P1Q1Pr/2q4p/R7/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ a5 if bxa5 Qc6+ & Rda1 ]

b)
Yurtaev vs Walter Wittmann, Frunze, 1983
8/6pk/p2q3p/1p6/2r5/3r4/PP3RP1/1QR3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rd1 w/Rf3 ]

c)
Yurtaev vs Svetlana Matveeva, Frunze, 1987
2k5/pbp2q2/1p2p1n1/1B1pPpb1/3P1Np1/P3B3/1PP2P2/2K4Q w - - 0 1
[ Nxg6 if Qxg6 Qh8+ Bd8 Be8 or if Bxe3 fxe3 c6 Qh8+ w/Qf6 ]



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