Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Harriet Hunt.
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)
Hunt vs David Flower, London, 1993
r2qkb1r/pp2pppp/8/3n4/3n4/1QN2P2/PP3P1P/R1B1KB1R w - - 0 1
[ Bb5+ ]

b)
Hunt vs Tuvshintogs Batceceg, Yerevan, 1996
7R/2qkbp2/2r5/1p2pb2/1p6/3NB3/PPP3Q1/1K6 w - - 0 1
[ Qd5+ Qd6 Nxe5+ Kc7 Qxc6+ ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Hunt vs Anna Dorofeeva, Elista, 1998
1q3kr1/2N5/1P2Q1b1/2pppp2/8/6P1/P1P4P/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Rxf5+ Kg7 Qf6+ Kh7 Qh4+ ]

d)
Hunt vs Yuri Yakovich, Stockholm, 2002
6k1/1b2r1pp/p3P3/3pP3/1R4P1/2r2B2/7P/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Rxb7 Rxb7 e7 if Rxe7 Bxd5+ ]

e)
Hunt vs Almira Skripchenko, Plovdiv, 2003
r4r1k/p5R1/5n1p/2p1p3/4bP2/2B3RP/2B3P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ fxe5 if Bxc2 exf6 or if Nh5 e6 ]

f)
Hunt vs Almira Skripchenko, Calvia, 2004
2rq1rk1/pQ1n1pbp/6p1/2PNp3/8/4nBPP/PP3P2/2R1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxc8 w/Ne7+ ]

g)
Hunt vs Jana Bellin, England, 2005
1k6/1p6/1p4p1/2q4p/5PP1/P3Q2P/7K/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qxc5 bxc5 f5 gxf5 gxh5 ]



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