Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Alexei Suetin.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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

a)
White mates in 3.
Alexei Suetin vs A Ostrauskas, Minsk, 1957
r7/6Bk/4N3/5P1p/1PQ5/6K1/5PP1/3q4 w - - 1 0
[ Ng5+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Alexei Suetin vs Abo Shagalovich, Minsk, 1957
8/4QBk1/5n2/p4pN1/5P2/P1qP2P1/1r5P/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Ne6+ Kh6 Qf8+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Alexei Suetin vs Mark Taimanov, Riga, 1958
4r1k1/4qp1p/1np2p1Q/1p2pP2/8/1PP4P/2B2PP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re4 if Qf8 Rg4+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Alexei Suetin vs Mikhail Govbinder, URS, 1962
5rk1/1P2Q1pp/p4p2/1n1p4/3P1P2/3q1NP1/PP5P/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxf8+ ]

e)
Alexei Suetin vs Yuri Kotkov, URS, 1962
1rr3k1/5p1p/3p2p1/8/p1q5/3QRP2/1PP3PP/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ if Kg7 Qxc4 ]

Alexei Suetin puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Alexei Suetin vs Jose Ortega Ruiz, Berlin, 1968
4q1nk/2p3p1/2P3bp/pQ2br2/1p2p3/1B2B2P/PP6/1K1R2R1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6 Qxg6 Qb8 Rf7 Qe8 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Alexei Suetin vs Vitaly Tseshkovsky, Kislovodsk, 1972
1r2b1r1/1p1R2bk/p3N2p/2P2p2/2B1p3/4P1P1/P4P2/4K2R w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ Rxg7 Nf8+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Alexei Suetin vs Viacheslav Dydyshko, Riga, 1975
r4b1k/1nq2b1p/3p1P2/5P2/1p1pP2Q/1P3B2/r1PR4/2B3RK w - - 1 0
[ Qxh7+ Kxh7 Rh2+ ]

d)
Alexei Suetin vs Vadim Faibisovich, Riga, 1975
8/4Pb2/2pN2k1/6p1/3P1p2/4p3/1P2K2R/6r1 w - - 1 0
[ Rh6+ if Kg7 Rh7+ ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Alexei Suetin vs Peter Hohler, Bern, 1994
1q1r1r2/5pkn/p3p1p1/4P1P1/1pN5/3P2Q1/PP6/1K2R2R w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qh4+ ]


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