Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Aleksei Lugovoi.
White to move and win except where noted.

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


a)
Lugovoi vs Joseph Frank, Balatonbereny, 1993
Rn1k4/3N3r/3P4/2pK3p/P7/1P6/6p1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nxb8 if g1/Q Nc6+ mates ]

b)
White Mates in 8. Lugovoi vs A Hatov, Novgorod, 1995
2r4k/1R4n1/p1P1nQ1N/2p1p1pp/3q4/5P2/P5PP/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 ]

c)
Lugovoi vs Orlov, St Petersburg, 1995
r3r1k1/1p2bppp/p1bqp3/P2n2B1/3P1N2/2N3Q1/1P3PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nfxd5 ]



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