Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Alexander Beliavsky.
White to move and win.

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


a)
Beliavsky vs Jan Ristoja, Tallinn, 1968
2b1r3/r3q1kp/1p2npp1/p1p5/2P1N3/2Q1R1P1/PP3P1P/3R1BK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nd6 if Rd8 Nxc8 & Bh3 ]

b)
Beliavsky vs Miguel Quinteros, Las Palmas, 1974
b1rn1k2/p1r4p/1p1Rp3/1P4p1/R1P1pB2/6PB/5P1P/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd8+ ]

c)
Beliavsky vs Lev Alburt, Yerevan, 1975
1r1r1bk1/pp1n1ppp/n2p2b1/P1pP1q2/2P5/Q1N1BN1P/1P2BPP1/2RR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ g4 if Qf6 Bg5 ]

d)
Beliavsky vs Eduard Gufeld, Novosibirsk, 1976
2r3k1/p2bp1bR/3p2p1/1p1q4/2rN1QP1/4BP2/PPP5/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ Kxg7 Nf5+ ]

e)
Beliavsky vs Arshak Petrosian, Baku, 1977
5rk1/2p2ppp/p3p1q1/3nP3/1P1B3R/4PQ1P/3r1PP1/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bc5 if Rd8 e4 Nb6 Rg4 Qh6 Be3 ]



Alexander Beliavsky Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Beliavsky vs Rafael Vaganian, Baku, 1977
8/4pq1k/3p2p1/2p3Qp/4N2N/6P1/Pr3r1P/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qe3 ]

b)
Beliavsky vs Jose Gutierrez, Bogota, 1979
2r1r1k1/2nn1pq1/p2p2p1/Pp1P4/1PpNPPP1/5Q2/2B3R1/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 if Qb2 Rb1 Qf6 g5 Qd8 Nxd6 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Alexander Beliavsky vs Arno Bezemer, Hoogeveen, 2014
r1b1q3/pp2p2p/5rp1/2P1B1k1/4p3/1Q6/P3BP1P/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe3+ Kf5 Qf4+ ]

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