Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Alexander (Nenashev) Graf.
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)
Graf vs P Pandavos, Ikaros, 1994
r5k1/1bq1bp1p/p1r2np1/1pNpQ3/1P1P4/1B2P3/1B3PPP/R1R3K1 w KQkq - 0 1
[ Nxb7 ]

b)
Graf vs A Kovalev, Cappelle la Grande, 1996
4rbk1/5p1p/3p1P2/1q1Pn1p1/2pB4/1p3Q1P/1P4P1/1B3R1K w - - 0 1
[ Bxe5 ]

c)

White Mates in 4. Graf vs A Kunte, Calcutta, 1996
2Q5/4ppbk/3p4/3P1NPp/4P3/5NB1/5PPK/rq6 w - - 0 1
[ g6+ ]



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