Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Fedor Parfenovich Bohatirchuk.
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)
Bohatirchuk vs Yakov Vilner, Moscow, 1927
2br2k1/1p2n1q1/p2p2p1/P1bP1pNp/1BP2PnP/1Q1B2P1/8/3NR2K w - - 0 1
[ Bxc5 dxc5 Qb6 w/d6 ]

b)
Bohatirchuk vs Vladimir Alotortsev, Moscow, 1931
4r1k1/p3npp1/1p2p1r1/2q1B2p/5P2/P4Q2/2PR2PP/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Rd8 if Rxd8 Rxd8+ Kh7 Qxh5+ mates or if Qb5 Qa8 ]

c)
Bohatirchuk vs Sergey Belavenets, Kiev, 1938
r2r2k1/p3q2p/1pR3p1/1P4b1/3p4/5B1P/P4PP1/3Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qb3+ w/Re6 ]

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