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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Donald Byrne.
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)
Donald Byrne vs Yuri Averbakh, New York, 1954
3r4/p3pk2/1p3pp1/nRp2q1p/P1Pr1P1P/3PQ1PN/4P1K1/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5+ if Kg8 Qe6+ Qxe6 Nxe6 ]

b)
Donald Byrne vs Adolf Kramer, New York, 1955
3q3r/pp3k1r/5pR1/2n4n/3pP1Q1/5B1R/P2B1P1P/7K w - - 0 1
[ Rxh5 Rxh5 Rg7+ Kf8 Qg6 ]

c)
Efim Geller vs Donald Byrne, Moscow, 1955
6k1/p3p1b1/4p1p1/2q1p1P1/1p1nP1Q1/3B1r2/PPP1N2P/1K1R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd3 if Rc1 Rd1 ]

d)
Miguel Najdorf vs Donald Byrne, Mar del Plata, 1962
8/7q/5nk1/3PQ2p/1K5P/6P1/8/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe7+ ]

e)
Donald Byrne vs Enrico Paoli, Vrsac, 1969
2br4/3nk2p/1p1NBp2/1Pp1pP2/N1P3P1/3PK2P/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nxc8 Rxc8 Bxd7 ]

f)
Donald 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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