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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Alexander Huzman.
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)
White mates in 3.
Alexander Huzman vs Leonid Shmuter, Ukraine, 1986
3r1n2/3q1Q2/pp2p1pk/4P3/3PN2b/P7/1B4K1/5R2 w - - 1 0
[ Bc1+ if g5 Rf6+ ]

b)
Alexander Huzman vs Alexander Graf, Tashkent, 1987
7r/p2pk1q1/1p2p3/2b2p2/2P2B2/1P2PQP1/P5K1/3R4 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Alexander Huzman vs Ivica Raicevic, Kecskemet, 1989
1n5k/r3q1pp/b2N4/p1pQ4/2PP4/6P1/P5BP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf7+ Qxf7 Rxf7 Nd7 Qg5 ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Alexander Huzman vs Olivier Letreguilly, Cannes, 1992
3nR3/pp3p2/5rkp/7N/r5P1/2P4P/P4PK1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rg8+ ]

e)
Alexander Huzman vs Ewan Kromhout, Yerevan, 1996
r3r2k/7p/5p2/3Q4/8/6RP/4q1P1/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Qf7 if Qe7 Rg8+ & Qxe7 ]

Alexander Huzman puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Alexander Huzman vs R B Ramesh, Biel, 2000
1r3r2/p4kpQ/3P3p/q1P5/3bB2P/Pp4P1/1P2RP2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bd5+ Kf6 Re6+ Kf7 Re5+ ]

b)
Alexander Huzman vs Dejan Pikula, Biel, 2002
rr6/1b1nkpbp/pp3np1/2pP2B1/7N/2N3P1/PP4BP/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne4 if Bxd5 Nxf6 Bxf6 Bxd5 or if h6 Bxf6+ Nxf6 Nxf6 Bxf6 Rae1+ ]

c)
Alexander Huzman vs Garry Kasparov, Rethymnon, 2003
r1bq1rk1/2b2ppp/p4n2/3p1N2/1Pp5/2Q1PN2/P3BPPP/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd5 w/Bxe4 ]

d)
Alexander Huzman vs Alik Gershon, Israel, 2008
2r2rk1/p3bppp/b1R5/3PN3/3p1P2/q7/1Q3PBP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxa3 Bxa3 Ra1 ]

e)
Alexander Huzman vs Vladimir Dobrov, Budva, 2009
2q3k1/3bQppp/p2P4/8/1p6/6PP/P4PB1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bb7 if Qe8 Qxe8+ Bxe8 Bc8 Kf8 d7 or if Qxb7 Qd8+ ]

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