Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Mikhail Ulibin.
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 5. Ulibin vs Artur Frolov, Yurmala, 1989
8/4Q3/2N3p1/1p2p2k/nP3n1p/4N3/5qPK/5B2 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe5+ Kh6 (if g5 Qh8+ & Ne5#) Ng4+ Kh7 Qe7+ ]

b)
Ulibin vs Michael Oratovsky, Yurmala, 1989
r4rk1/1p4bp/4p1p1/2N5/pQn3q1/4B1P1/PP3P1P/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ h3 if Qe2 Rae1 & if Qc2 Rc1 ]

c)
Ulibin vs Sergej Golovachov, Prague, 1990
1n2nrk1/3q1pp1/p3p2p/Q1RpP2P/3P4/1P3NP1/5P2/5BK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qb6 ]



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