Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Yue Wang.
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)
Black to move and win. Sergio Barrientos vs Wang, Heraklio, 2002
1r1q3k/5pp1/p4b1p/2Q4P/3B2P1/2Pr1P2/P7/2R2RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd4 ]

b)
Wang vs Rodriguez Lopez, Sevilla, 2003
3q1rk1/1br1bppp/p4n2/np1p2B1/5Q2/2N2N2/PPB2PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe7 Qxe7 Bxf6 if gxf6 Qg4+ Kh8 Qf5 ]

c)
Black to move and win. Li Shilong vs Wang, Wuxi, 2006
2r3k1/1n3p1p/2B3p1/p3p3/1p2P3/4P3/PPR2KPP/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...b3 if axb3 Nd8 ]

d)
Black to move and win. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs Wang, Lausanne, 2006
6k1/6pp/R3p3/1p6/1R4PK/1P3r1P/1P6/5r2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh1 if Rxe6 or Rxb5 R/1xh3+ mates ]



Yue Wang Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Krishnan Sasikiran vs Yue Wang, Ningbo, 7/25/2011
4r2k/pp6/5p1p/1P1P4/P4b1P/4B2Q/2q1RK2/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe3 if Qxe3 Bxe3+ ]

b)
Black mates in 2.
Kasmiran vs Yue Wang, Jakarta, 10/14/2011
8/7p/4Nk2/5p2/R4N2/1P2b2P/3n2K1/5r2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg1+ ]

c)
Black mates in 2.
Sergei Movsesian vs Yue Wang, Istanbul, 9/4/2012
7Q/3k4/4p3/p1Pp4/Pp4q1/1P1KP3/3B2P1/r7 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf5+ ]

d)
Yue Wang vs Yuriy Kryvoruchko, Antalya, 11/27/2013
8/R3bk2/1r4p1/2p4p/4B1nP/2N3P1/5P2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe7+ Kxe7 Nd5+ ]

e)
Kaiqi Yang vs Yue Wang, Shijiazhuang, 11/11/2013
5rk1/p3p1bp/4q3/5N2/4bQP1/4B3/P2R1K1P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxf5 ]

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