Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Aleksandr Shneider.
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)
Shneider vs Igor Vainerman, Yalta, 1982
2r1n1k1/pbrn2p1/1p2qp1p/1P2p3/1QN1P3/P4P2/1B4PP/2RR1BK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne3 w/Bc4 ]

b)
Shneider vs Stanislav Savchenko, Zhitomir, 1986
r5k1/1pnr1bpp/2p1p3/p2nPp2/Pq3P2/1PN1BBP1/1Q1R3P/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxd5 if Rxd5 Rxd5 & Bc5 ]

c)
Shneider vs Branimir Certic, Belgrade, 1995
1rb5/ppN2nkp/8/8/8/4p3/PP2P1BP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne8+ if Kf8 Nd6 or if Kg8 Bd5 ]

d)
Shneider vs Florian Jenni, Zurich, 2003
1n3rk1/r1ppbppp/q3p3/Nb1n4/pP1N1B2/P5P1/3QPPBP/R1R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd5 w/Qe3 & Nxb5 ]



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