Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Sergey Ionov.
White to move and win.

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


a)
Ionov vs S Hlusevich, Uzhgorod, 1988
5rk1/p1r3p1/5nQp/1P1q4/P7/2pBRR2/5P1P/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6 if Rxf6 Re8+ w/Qh7+ Bg6+ & Rxf8+ ]

b)
Ionov vs Valeri Yandemirov, Elista, 1994
r2r2k1/pbp2ppp/2n1n3/1pqN4/7Q/1B3N2/PPP2PPP/2KRR3 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6 if fxe6 Ng5 & if h6 Nxe6 or if exd5 Qxh7+ mates ]

c)
Ionov vs Giorgi Bagaturov, Berlin, 1995
4rr1k/1p6/p4pn1/3N4/1P3Qbq/4R3/P4RB1/5K2 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe8 if Nxf4 Rxf8+ Kg7 Nxf4 ]

d)
Ionov vs Boris Makovetsky, Novgorod, 1995
4k1nr/r4pb1/pp1qb3/2pNp2p/P3P1pP/6B1/1PP1B1P1/R2QK2R w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ w/Qxd6+ & Ne8+ ]

e)
Ionov vs Throstur Thorhallsson, Capelle la Grande, 1996
4r3/p3qbk1/2p1p3/2P1Rpp1/3r4/1B4P1/P3RP2/4Q1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6 ]

f)
Ionov vs Vladimir Savon, St Petersburg, 1998
1q2rk1r/1p1Q1p1p/pB1b2p1/3Pp3/8/5P2/PP4PP/2RR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bc7 ]



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