Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Vladimir Tukmakov.
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)
Vladimir Tukmakov vs Levon Grigorian, Moscow, 1965
2rnr2k/pp2b2p/5p2/q2B1bp1/4R2P/2P1BN2/P2Q1PP1/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe7 Rxe7 Bd4 if Kg7 Qxg5+ ]

b)
Vladimir Tukmakov vs Vladlen Zurakhov, Kiev, 1966
2r1r1k1/3R1pbp/pB2q1p1/1p1Qp3/4P3/5P2/PP3P1P/1KR5 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc8 Rxc8 Rd8+ if Bf8 Qxe6 or if Rxd8 Qxd8+ Bf8 Bc5 ]

c)
White Mates in 9. Tukmakov vs Nukhim Rashkovsky, USSR, 1966
1n3bkr/3r2pp/pq2p3/3BQ1B1/8/1PR5/2PK2PP/5R2 w KQkq - 0 1
[ Rxf8+ Kxf8 Rc8+ Qd8 Rxd8+ Rxd8 Bxd8 Nc6 Qd6+ Ke8 ]

d)
Tukmakov vs A Hennings, Harrachov, 1967
8/P1K5/1R6/4pk2/1B4p1/1r3bP1/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rc6 ]

e)
White Mates in 7. Tukmakov vs Minkov, USSR, 1967
r3rk2/p3bp1p/q4n2/8/3B2Q1/1Bp2R2/PPP3PP/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Qh5 cxb2+ Bxb2 Qf1+ Rxf1 Kg7 Bxf6+ Bxf6 Qxf7+ ]



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