Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Donald Byrne.
Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
White to move and win except where noted.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.
Byrne vs Yuri Averbakh, New York, 1954
3r4/p3pk2/1p3pp1/nRp2q1p/P1Pr1P1P/3PQ1PN/4P1K1/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5+ if Kg8 Qe6+ Qxe6 Nxe6 ]
Byrne vs Adolf Kramer, New York, 1955
3q3r/pp3k1r/5pR1/2n4n/3pP1Q1/5B1R/P2B1P1P/7K w - - 0 1
[ Rxh5 Rxh5 Rg7+ Kf8 Qg6 ]
Black to move and win. Efim Geller vs Byrne, Moscow, 1955
6k1/p3p1b1/4p1p1/2q1p1P1/1p1nP1Q1/3B1r2/PPP1N2P/1K1R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd3 if Rc1 Rd1 ]
Black to move and win. Miguel Najdorf vs Byrne, Mar del Plata, 1962
8/7q/5nk1/3PQ2p/1K5P/6P1/8/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe7+ ]
Byrne vs Enrico Paoli, Vrsac, 1969
2br4/3nk2p/1p1NBp2/1Pp1pP2/N1P3P1/3PK2P/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nxc8 Rxc8 Bxd7 ]
Byrne vs Dragan Tesic, Vrsac, 1969
3r3k/p1r2P2/1p1p4/3B4/2P2Pp1/1P1Q3P/P6K/4q3 w - - 0 1
[ Qd4+ Kh7 Be4+ if Kh6 Qf6+ mates ]
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