Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Yang Shen.
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)
Shen vs Turkan Mamedjarova, Oropesa, 2001
r1qn4/5k2/2p1Rbpr/p2p4/Pp1P1PPp/1N5Q/1P3B1P/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6+ if Kxf6 g5+ ]

b)
White Mates in 4. Shen vs Sergei Rublevsky, Beer-Sheva, 2005
4r3/2RN4/p1r5/1k1p4/5Bp1/p2P4/1P4PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rb7+ if Ka4 b3+ ]

c)
White Mates in 4. Shen vs Li Ruofan, Beijing, 2005
6rk/5Q1n/pp1p1p1B/3P2p1/P3R3/7P/2Pq2PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bg7+ ]

d)
Shen vs Wang Xinyue, Wuxi, 2005
r3rk2/1n1b1pp1/pq1P1n2/1p2N1p1/8/1PP4P/2B2P2/RN1QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh5 if Rxe5 Qh8+ or if Nxh5 Nxd7+ ]

e)
Shen vs Arman Pashikian, Moscow, 2006
r4rnk/pp3ppn/7B/2q2P1Q/2p4P/2b2N2/PPB2RP1/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ f6 ]



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