Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Emory Tate.
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)
White Mates in 6. Tate vs David Coleman, Philadelphia, 1993
rn3rk1/5ppp/p1bNpb2/4p3/4N3/1B3P2/PPP2P1P/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Nxf6+ gxf6 Rhg1+ Kh8 Nxf7+ ]

b)
Tate vs Vasik Rajlich, Chicago, 1996
r2qr1k1/ppp2ppp/5nb1/3Pn3/4pBP1/2N4P/PPPQ1P2/2K1RBR1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxe5 Rxe5 f4 ]

c)
Tate vs Howard Cohen, Oak Park, 1996
8/3N3r/8/p3pk2/1pB5/1P6/P7/1K6 w - - 0 1
[ Bd3+ if e4 Bxe4+ ]

d)
Black to move and win. Pappu Murthy vs Tate, Chicago, 1997
r4q1r/3k2pp/4p3/1P1pP2Q/2nP1P2/8/2B1N1PP/1RK4R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qa3+ Kd1 Qa5 Nc3 Qxc3 Qe2 Ne3+ ]

e)
Black Mates in 3. Todd Andrews vs Tate, Philadelphia, 1998
5rk1/1p1n2bp/p7/P2P2p1/4R3/4N1Pb/2QB1q1P/4R2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Bg2+ Nxg2 Qf1+ ]



Tate Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 3. Tate vs Rodney Flores, Fredericksburg, 1999
Q7/1R5p/2kqr2n/7p/5Pb1/8/P1P2BP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qa6+ w/Qd3+ ]

b)
White Mates in 3. Tate vs Arthur Abolianin, Deurne, 2000
k7/4rp1p/p1q3p1/Q1r2p2/1R6/8/P5PP/1R5K w - - 0 1
[ Qd8+ if Qc8 Rb8+ ]

c)
Tate vs Tom Braunlich, Framingham, 2001
r6r/1Q1qk3/p2ppp1p/1p6/8/1P6/1PP2PPP/2KRR3 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6+ ]

d)
Black to move and win. Henry Terrie vs Tate, Framingham, 2001
2k5/pp6/3p4/2pRr3/2P3p1/2P4p/P4PPP/5K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Re1+ Kxe1 hxg2 ]

e)
Tate vs Macon Shibut, Washington, 2004
2kr2r1/pp1b1pp1/1qp2b1p/4RP2/4N3/6BQ/PPP4P/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ Nd6+ w/Nc4 ]

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