Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Andras Adorjan.
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 6. Adorjan vs Istvan Polgar, Budapest, 1972
2rqk3/1p2p3/1n1pP1p1/pP1P1p1r/3B3P/1PN3p1/3Q4/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Qg5 if Qd7 Qxg6+ Kd8 Bxb6+ Rc7 Qg8+ Qe8 Rxa5 ]

b)
Adorjan vs Kick Langeweg, Wijk aan Zee, 1972
2r2b1k/5pp1/3pqN1p/1p5R/2r1PQ1P/P1B2P2/1P4P1/7K w - - 0 1
[ Qg5 if gxf6 Rxh6+ Bxh6 Qxh6+ Kg8 Bxf6 ]

c)
White Mates in 6. Adorjan vs Piet Van Der Weide, Wijk aan Zee, 1973
2r3k1/7p/3RpPpB/3p2Q1/8/1Pn4P/2P2qPK/8 w - - 0 1
[ f7+ if Kxf7 Rd7+ Kg8 Qe7 or if Qxf7 Rd8+ ]

d)
White Mates in 7. Adorjan vs Predrag Ostojic, Olot, 1974
3qr3/pp1bkp1Q/3ppbp1/6B1/2rN2P1/2N5/PPP5/2K4R w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6+ Kxf6 Rf1+ if Kg5 Ne4+ Kxg4 Nf2+ or if Ke5 Qh2+ ]

e)
Adorjan vs Maxwell Fuller, London, 1975
r4rk1/1b4bp/p1nq2P1/R3p3/8/1N2BP2/1PP3P1/4KB1R w - - 0 1
[ Bc4+ Rf7 Bxf7+ Kf8 Bc5 ]



Adorjan Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Adorjan vs John Watson, New York, 1981
1r5r/3nk1pp/4N3/1B1pP3/8/b3BN2/1p3KPP/1R6 w - - 0 1
[ Ned4 ]

b)
Adorjan vs Laszlo Zsinka, Budapest, 1982
rnbqk2r/p3bppp/1p1p1n2/1N2p1B1/2P5/2N5/PP2PPPP/R2QKB1R w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 if Bxf5 Qd5 ]

c)
Adorjan vs Gudmundur Sigurjonsson, Reykjavik, 1982
2rrb1k1/pp1n1ppp/2n1p3/q7/2P1NP2/B1Q1P1P1/P5BP/2R2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxa5 Nxa5 Be7 ]



d) White Mates in 4. Adorjan vs Krunoslav Hulak, Toluca, 1982
r1b2n1k/pp3r1p/2nq1P1B/4p1Q1/3pB3/6P1/PP5P/2R2RK1 w - - 0 1

e)
Adorjan vs Aleksander Sznapik, Banja-Luka, 1983
n1kr1R2/r7/3P2p1/1bp1N2p/7P/8/5RP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd8+ Kxd8 Rf8+ Be8 Nc6+ ]

Adorjan Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Adorjan vs Heinz Wirthensohn, Biel, 1983
3rrk2/1p3p1R/q1n5/8/p2B4/P5P1/1P2PPbP/3QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf6 ]

b)
Adorjan vs Lars Karlsson, Gladsaxe, 1983
1r2r1k1/5p2/p1ppb3/2p5/2PnNq2/1P2R3/P3P1B1/2QR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd4 if exd4 Rg3+ ]

c)
Adorjan vs Tamas Horvath, Budapest, 1984
3r2k1/7p/R2pP1p1/2pPppP1/1r6/8/5PP1/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd6 if Rbb8 Rxd8 Rxd8 d6 ]

d)
Adorjan vs John Rodgaard, Esbjerg, 1985
1rb1r3/2R2pkp/p3pnp1/Np6/4P3/5P2/PP2B1PP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nc6 if Rb7 or Ra8 Na7 ]

e)
Adorjan vs Andrew Soltis, New York, 1985
r1bqr3/pppn2kp/5np1/4p3/2P5/2N2N1B/PP1QPP1P/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 if Qe7 Ne6+ w/Nxc7 ]

f)
Adorjan vs Sergey Kudrin, New York, 1987
r5kr/pq3p1p/6n1/2p2NQ1/2P5/3p2P1/PP3P1P/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qf6 Kf8 Qg7+ Ke8 Nd6+ ]

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