Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Lubomir Kavalek.
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) White Mates in 3. Kavalek vs Ilkka Kanko, Halle, 1963
2bqQ3/p2n1pk1/2p2b2/6p1/P1PP2P1/1P3R2/6K1/7R w - - 0 1



b) White Mates in 3. Kavalek vs Drazen Marovic, Krakow, 1964
5rk1/ppR2p1p/q2p2pB/P2pb3/1P1n2P1/5Q1P/6B1/7K w - - 0 1



c) White Mates in 3. Kavalek vs Coen Zuidema, Tel Aviv, 1964
4r3/2p5/2p1q1kp/p1r1p1pN/P5P1/1P3P2/4Q3/3RB1K1 w - - 0 1

d)
Kavalek vs Joost Marcus, Dieren, 1969
2r5/R5N1/2p2p1k/1p2p2p/1P2n2P/2P3P1/4K3/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5+ ]

e)
Kavalek vs Hans Ree, Eersel, 1969
1r1r2k1/5ppp/1b2b3/1p2pN2/1P1nP3/2B3P1/5PBP/1R1R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd4 if exd4 Ne7+ ]



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