Here are some chess puzzles taken from the games of Efim Bogoljubov.
Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
White to move and win except where noted.
Drag your mouse from one bracket to the other.
Bogoljubov vs Akiba Rubinstein, Stockholm, 1919
2r2r2/pp5k/2p3p1/4Q1P1/3p4/5bNK/PP1q3P/4RR2 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf3 w/Re4 ]
Bogoljubov vs Grekov, Kiev, 1914
r3kb1r/pppqpppp/1n3n2/7b/2N1P3/1QN1B3/PP3PPP/R3KB1R w - - 0 1
[ Bxb6 w/Nxb6 Bb5 ]
Bogoljubov vs S. Wainstein, Triberg, 1915
r4rk1/pp2npp1/1n2p2p/1B2P3/5q2/5N2/PP2QPPP/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rd4 ]
Bogoljubov vs Alexei Selesniev, Triberg, 1916
rnb1rnk1/pp2qpp1/3p1b1p/PNpPp3/2Q1P3/4BN2/BPP2PPP/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxc5 ]
White Mates in 4. Bogoljubov vs Rudolf Spielmann, Stockholm, 1919
3rkq1r/1pQ2p1p/p3bPp1/3pR3/8/8/PPP2PP1/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ Rdxd5 ]
Bogoljubov vs Frederick Yates, Hastings, 1922
r2r2k1/1Q2nppp/1p1qp3/p1p1N3/3P4/P3P3/1P3PPP/2RR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nc4 ]
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