Here are some chess puzzles taken from the games of Jonny Hector.
White moves and wins except where noted.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your mouse from one bracket to the other.


a)
Hector vs Solveig Haraldsson, Reykjavik, 1984
5rk1/6pp/p2p1pn1/3P1N2/1p2Q3/6R1/1Pr2qPP/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Ne3 ]

b)
White Mates in 4. Hector vs Jan Lind, Sweden, 1985
r1b4k/1p4qp/p7/4p2P/2B5/6Q1/PPP3P1/2K2R2 w - - 0 1
[ Rf8+ ]

c)
Hector vs Tamas Erdelyi, Ballerup, 1985
2k4r/B7/8/1p2ppN1/7p/8/1P1r2PP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Be3 ]

d)
Hector vs Johan Ingbrandt, Uppsala, 1985
kr6/pq6/4pp2/4b1p1/2P5/4BQ2/5PP1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rd7 ]

e)
Hector vs Ludvig Sandstrom, Malmo, 1988
3rrbk1/5ppp/p1b1p3/1pP1B1P1/4P1NP/P4Q2/3q1PB1/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nh6+ ]



Hector Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Hector vs Maya Chiburdanidze, Berlin, 1988
1r4qk/Q1R4p/2p5/3pP3/8/2P5/1nb3PP/1R4K1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 w/Qd4+ ]

b)
Hector vs Jan Plachetka, Gausdal, 1989
r4rk1/6p1/bq2pp2/2b4Q/6R1/2P5/1P4PP/2B2R1K w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ if Kxg7 Bh6+ mates ]


c)
Hector vs Didier Sellos, Val Maubuee, 1989
2rrn1k1/1pqbbppp/p2pp1n1/4PN2/2P2P2/2N1B1Q1/PP2B1PP/2R2R1K w - - 0 1
[ Nxe7+ if Nxe7 Qf2 w/Bb6 ]

d)
Hector vs Jean-Pierre Boudre, Val Maubuee, 1990
1k1r1bnr/2pb1ppp/Q1n5/1N1q4/3P4/5N2/PP3PPP/R1B2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf4 if Bd6 Bxd6 cxd6 Qb6+ or if Rc8 Rfc1 ]

e)
Hector vs Jens Ove Fries-Nielsen, Bellinge, 1991
3r1rk1/pp2Rp1p/2p3pQ/2q2b2/4nN2/1B2R2P/PP3PP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ R3xe4 Bxe4 Ne6 Qe5 Nxf8 if Qxe7 Qxh7+ mates ]

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