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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Dibyendu Barua.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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

a)
Dibyendu Barua vs Bernardo Roselli, Embalse, 1981
8/pq2n2p/1p2B1pk/5p2/3Q1P2/2P4P/6PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qf6 if a5 Qf8+ & g4+ mates if Nc6 Bd5 ]

b)
White mates in 7.
Dibyendu Barua vs Semon Palatnik, Calcutta, 1986
8/2p1k1b1/1pP4r/1P1PPQ2/2p2P2/q3B3/r4P1P/1R5K w - - 0 1
[ Rg1 Ra1 Qd7+ Kf8 Qd8+ Kf7 e6+ ]

c)
Dibyendu Barua vs Praveen Thipsay, Coimbatore, 1987
5n1k/pp1q4/2pp1r1p/4nN1p/4P3/2P3Q1/PPB3P1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd6 ]

d)
Dibyendu Barua vs Pooma Mithrakanth, Delhi, 1987
4r1k1/R5bp/1P1n2p1/3p4/8/5N2/1r4PP/5RBK w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ ]

e)
Dibyendu Barua vs Peter Hempson, London, 1989
r3r1k1/pb2b1pp/1ppqp1nB/4p3/2BPP1Q1/2P5/PP4PP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxe6+ w/Bxg7+ Kxg7 Rf7+ & if Kh8 Qh5 or if Kh6 Raf1 & R1f5 ]

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