Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Alexander Goldin.
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)
White Mates in 4. Goldin vs Igor Efimov, Kislovodsk, 1982
r4rk1/p5pN/6QR/1np2p2/8/8/3q1PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qe6+ Rf7 Qe8+ ]

b)
White Mates in 4. Goldin vs Andrei Lukin, Klaipeda, 1988
5q1k/p3R1rp/2pr2p1/1pN2bP1/3Q1P2/1B6/PP5P/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Qxg7+ Qxg7 Re8+ ]

c)
Goldin vs Milko Popchev, Moscow, 1989
r2q1rk1/pp1n1ppp/n1pp2b1/3Pp1b1/2P1P3/P1N1B1PP/1P1NBP2/R2Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg5 Qxg5 h4 w/h5 ]



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