Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jue Wang.
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.
Wang vs Xiaowen Zhang, Beijing, 4/20/2009
3n2R1/4k3/4pp1r/p2pP1Q1/1qpP4/2N5/1rbK1P2/3B2R1 w - - 1 0
[ Qg7+ if Nf7 Qxf7+ ]

b)
Wang vs Xiaobing Gu, Xinghua Jiangsu, 4/6/2011
5rk1/ppp1n1rp/3p3q/2PPp2n/1P2Pp2/2N2QP1/P5RP/2B2R1K w - - 1 0
[ g4 if Nf6 g5 Rxg5 Rxg5 w/Rg1 ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Wang vs Anastasya Paramzina, Moscow, 6/28/2011
rnb4r/ppB3pp/k4n2/5p2/8/6P1/PP3PBP/2RR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd3 Re8 Ra3+ Kb5 Bf1+ ]

d)
White mates in 6.
Wang vs Sopio Gvetadze, Batumi, 6/3/2012
r3rk2/7p/3p2p1/p2Q1p2/2P5/qPBR4/2K4P/5R2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf5+ gxf5 Qxf5+ Ke7 Bf6+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Wang vs Xiaowen Zhang, Tianjin, 7/13/2012
2r1nk2/1r3pp1/1q2p3/p1p1N1PQ/P1Pb1B2/1P1R4/5PK1/7R w - - 1 0
[ Qxf7+ ]



Jue Wang Puzzles, Part II. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Wang vs Bhakti Kulkarni, Manila, 5/21/2013
5rk1/1pp1q1p1/p1p1b1pP/P7/1P1P1Q2/8/2P3P1/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Qxf8+ Qxf8 Rxf8+ ]

b)
Wang vs Hongyan Liu, Kocaeli, 9/13/2013
4rbk1/6pp/p2p1p2/4nP2/1qrB4/2N3QP/1PP3P1/3RR2K w - - 1 0
[ Nd5 if Qb5 Nxf6+ ]

c)
Wang vs Yiyi Xiao, Xinghua, 3/22/2014
r5k1/pppq1pp1/6b1/2nB2P1/6P1/2P1rPbR/PPPQ4/1K2R3 w - - 1 0
[ Reh1 if Kf8 Qxe3 ]

d)
Black mates in 5.
Maria Butuc vs Wang, Moscow, 6/21/2009
8/1p3pk1/5npp/1b6/1Q6/5KP1/1P3P1P/4r3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bc6+ if Kf4 g5+ ]

e)
Black mates in 2.
Monika Socko vs Wang, Batumi, 6/1/2012
8/7k/1p4p1/2p2p2/4b1PN/P1B1b2P/1P4RK/3r4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bf4+ ]

f)
Axel Smith vs Wang, Reykjavik, 2/23/2013
4r1k1/3r1p1p/pQ1N1qp1/2p5/2P5/1P4Pb/P2RPP1P/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe2 if Rxe2 Qf3 ]


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