Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga.
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)
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs Mikel Zubia, Euskadi, 1991
r1b1r1k1/ppqn1p1p/2pb1pp1/8/2BP3Q/6N1/PPP2PPP/R1B2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf7+ Kxf7 Qxh7+ Ke6 Re1+ Ne5 Qxg6 ]

b)
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs A Alfonso, Lleida, 1991
rq3k1r/2p2ppp/1b1pb3/pB6/3N1Pn1/2P1BQ2/P5PP/R3K2R w KQ - 1 0
[ Nxe6+ fxe6 Bxb6 if Qxb6 Qxa8+ or if cxb6 Qxg4 ]

c)
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs Jose Suarez, Elgoibar, 1992
2r2r1k/pp4pB/2n1R3/3p2bQ/1P5q/P7/1B4PP/R6K w - - 1 0
[ Rh6 Qxh5 Rxh5 d4 Bf5+ ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs Manuel Arias, Oviedo, 1992
rn1R4/pb2rpbk/2p3pp/1p2p3/4P2P/2N2N2/PPP1BPP1/2K4R w - - 1 0
[ Ng5+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs H Andersen, Eger, 1994
5b2/pk4p1/2p1N2p/7P/2PQ1P2/qPB2n2/P7/1K6 w - - 1 0
[ Qd7+ Kb6 Qc7+ ]



Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs Felix Izeta Txabarri, Elgoibar, 1994
r4rk1/ppR2n1R/8/3b1PN1/4p1P1/1P2B3/8/4K3 w - - 1 0
[ Bd4 if Rfc8 Rg7+ or if a6 Rh8+ Nxh8 Rg7# ]

b)
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs Juan Gomez Esteban, Euskadi, 1995
2r2rk1/1b2bp1p/pq1pp1pP/2n3P1/3NP3/pP3P1B/P1P1NQ2/1K1R3R w - - 1 0
[ Nxe6 ]

c)
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs Alfredo Brito Garcia, Oropesa, 1996
r6k/ppp4r/6R1/P2PbP2/1p2N1P1/5Pp1/6K1/7R w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Ng5+ Kh8 Nf7+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs J A Besga, Euskadi, 1997
1R6/5p1p/2p1kPp1/4P3/r2PK3/p7/P5PP/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8 ]

e)
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs Juan Alonso Arburu, Euskadi, 2008
r1b1r1k1/p4pp1/2pRn1n1/4p1q1/RB2P3/1N4p1/1PPQ1P1P/5B1K w - - 1 0
[ Rxe6 ]

Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs Juan Benito Imaz, Pais Vasco, 2009
b1r5/p1r2pkp/P5p1/R1n1p3/2B5/1P2NP2/2R3PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bd5 if Nxb3 Rxc7 Rxc7 Bxb3 or if Bxd5 Nxd5 ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga vs Marcos Camacho Collados, Leiria, 2017
5rk1/2n2R2/8/1p4PQ/1bp1q3/8/2P1r2P/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf8+ Bxf8 Qf7+ ]

c)
Adrian Galiana Fernandez vs Jesus Iruzubieta Villaluenga, La Roda, 2017
r3r1k1/3p1pp1/2Pq3p/p7/Rp3PP1/1PbPBQ2/2P4P/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe3 ]


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