Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Pawel Jaracz.
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)
Jaracz vs Piotr Bobras, Mikolojki, 1991
r1b2rk1/1pq2pp1/p3pn1p/2b5/2N5/2BQ3N/PPP4P/2KR2R1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 if Bxg1 Rxg1 g5 Qe3 ]

b)
Jaracz vs Richar Forster, Parana, 1991
r1b2r1k/ppp1qppp/1nnb4/4p3/4N2N/1BPP3P/PP3PP1/R1BQR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh5 if Nd7 Ng5 Nf6 Nxf7+; if h6 Bg5 Qe8 Bf6 mates; if Be6 Ng5 ]

c)
Jaracz vs Alexandre Lesiege, Parana, 1991
2rn1rk1/1b4pp/4pP2/1P2Q3/2p1P3/2B5/2P1q1PP/R4R1K w - - 0 1
[ f7+ if Rxf7 Rxf7 Kxf7 Qxg7+ w/Bf6 mates ]

d)
Jaracz vs Vitezslav Priehoda, Cappella la Grande, 1992
r4rk1/p6p/bq2pp2/3pnP2/4N3/6P1/PP1Q2BP/R3R2K w - - 0 1
[ Nxf6 Rxf6 Qg5+ Kf7 Rxe5 w/Bf3 ]



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