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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Aleksander Wojtkiewicz.
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)
Wojtkiewicz vs Bolat Asanov, Sochi, 1980
3q1rk1/pp2pp2/3p2p1/3Nb3/3r1Bp1/8/PPPQ4/2K4R w - - 0 1
[ Bxe5 ]

b)
White Mates in 5. Wojtkiewicz vs Lembit Oll, URS, 1982
r1b2nrk/4Npbp/p2p1p2/1p1N3Q/4p2R/P2B2R1/2P2KPP/q7 w - - 0 1
[ Qxf7 Qd4+ Re3 Be6 Qxe6 ]

c)
Black to move and win. Henrik Teske vs Wojtkiewicz, Polanica Zdroj, 1988
3r1bk1/5pp1/7p/1p1q1N2/2nP2P1/3Q3P/5P2/2B1R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne5 ]

d)
Black to move and win. Andre Schmitt vs Wojtkiewicz, Cattolica, 1989
3r2k1/3r2pp/ppqBpb2/4n3/P1PRP3/1P5P/3Q2P1/2NR3K b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf3 ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Wojtkiewicz vs Michael Brooks, New York, 1989
3R1bk1/pp3p1p/6p1/q7/3QNN2/1P4P1/r7/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ Kg7 Ng4+ ]

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Wojtkiewicz Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 7. Wojtkiewicz vs Ronald Young, New York, 1989
7k/1pq4p/3NQ3/3P3p/2P5/3n2P1/P6P/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qe8+ Kg7 Nf5+ Kf6 Qe6+ Kg5 h4+ Kg4 Qe2+ ]

b)
Wojtkiewicz vs Michal Krasenkow, Palma de Majorca, 1989
1n2b1k1/r4p1p/6p1/1p2r3/p2N4/R3P1P1/5PBP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rc8 if Nd7 Nc6 ]

c)
Wojtkiewicz vs Robert Kuczynski, Biel, 1990
6k1/1pqnQppp/2p1p3/3P4/3r4/5BP1/4PP1P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ra1 if Qc8 Qxd7 ]

d)
Wojtkiewicz vs Nicolas Rojas, Sevilla, 1990
2r3k1/3Rbppp/p3p3/2q1B3/2p1Q3/6P1/PP2PPKP/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bd4 ]

e)
Wojtkiewicz vs Timo Pirttimaki, Jyvaskyla, 1991
6k1/p1N1Q2p/1pq2pp1/2p2P1n/8/4P2P/1P3P2/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne6 if Qc8 Nd8 ]

Wojtkiewicz Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.


a) White Mates in 4. Wojtkiewicz vs Rico Mascarinas, Manila, 1991
4r3/5pk1/1p4p1/p4p1p/PnqNN3/1p2QP1P/2r1P3/R2R3K w - - 0 1

b)
Wojtkiewicz vs Valentin Panbukchian, Iraklion, 1992
2rqn1k1/1p3pbp/p2P2p1/8/2B2pP1/P1N2Q1P/1P3P2/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf7+ if Kxf7 Qd5+ w/d7 ]

c)
Wojtkiewicz vs Antonios Vragoteris, Komotini, 1992
2br2k1/ppq2pb1/2pp2p1/6P1/2PBrP2/8/PP1QBK2/3R3R w - - 0 1
[ Bxg7 if Kxg7 Qc3+ ]

d)
White Mates in 6. Wojtkiewicz vs Richard Biolek, Katowice, 1993
3k4/1pp1r3/p3PQ1p/P2P3K/1P1R2P1/7P/8/4q3 w - - 0 1
[ d6 if cxd6 Qf8+ ]

e)
Wojtkiewicz vs Erik Van Den Doel, Amsterdam, 1994
2rr2k1/p4ppp/b4n2/4N1B1/2Pb4/2p2BPq/P1Q1RP1P/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 if gxf6 Bg4 ]

Wojtkiewicz Puzzles, Part IV. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Wojtkiewicz vs Raset Ziatdinov, Antwerpen, 1994
r1b1n3/pp2kppp/4p3/4N3/8/3R2P1/PP2PPBP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxb7 if Bxb7 Rd7+ Kf6 f4 or if Rb8 Nc6+ ]

b)
Wojtkiewicz vs Massimo Zucchelli, Linares, 1995
4k2r/pp3ppp/1q2b3/3r4/8/QN4P1/P4P1P/2RR2K1 w k - 0 1
[ Rxd5 if Bxd5 Rc8+ ]

c)
Wojtkiewicz vs Afrim Fejzullahu, Bern, 1996
3r2rk/2qnpb1p/6p1/1pp1p3/1P1B1PB1/7R/5QPP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc5 if Qb7 fxe5 e6 Qxf7 ]

d)
Wojtkiewicz vs Peter Detter, Graz, 1996
r1b2rk1/4qpp1/4p2p/np1n4/8/P4NP1/1PQBPRBP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ e4 w/Bb4 ]

e)
Wojtkiewicz vs Dirk Goes, Haarlem, 1996
3r1bk1/ppqbrp1p/2p1p1p1/2PnN3/3PB3/1P4P1/P1Q2P1P/2BR1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd5 if exd5 Bg5 ]

Wojtkiewicz Puzzles, Part V. White to move and win.
a)
Wojtkiewicz vs Edoardo Daverio, Neuchatel, 1995
r4rk1/2pq1pp1/1pbbp1np/p2n4/2NP4/P4NP1/1PQBPPBP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ e4 ]

b)
Wojtkiewicz vs Georg Schweiger, Arco, 1997
r3r1k1/p4p1p/1qp1b1p1/4b3/1nB2B2/1QN1P2P/1P3PP1/R1R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Na4 if Qb5 Bxe6 or if Qb8 Bxe5 ]

c)
Wojtkiewicz vs Peter Langdon, Kona, 1998
2r1rbk1/pb2qpp1/1p2pn1p/8/2PN3P/1P4P1/PBQ2PB1/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 if Qc7 Be5 w/Bxb7 or if Qb4 Bxb7 exf5 Bc3 ]

d)
Wojtkiewicz vs Martin Mrva, Krynica, 1998
r4rk1/1np4p/1p1p4/p2Ppnq1/1PP4N/P1N3P1/4Q2P/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf5 if Rxf5 Ne4 Qh5 Nf6+ ]

e)
Wojtkiewicz vs Chris Bush, Fredericksburg, 1999
r1bb1rk1/1p3ppp/p2p4/3Np3/2P5/2Q3P1/q3PPBP/1R1R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ra1 if Qxe2 Bf3 ]

Wojtkiewicz Puzzles, Part VI. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 5. Wojtkiewicz vs Shelly Mays, Philadelphia, 1999
2r1rk2/1p2ppb1/p2p2p1/q1nPnPP1/2PN3Q/1P2B3/P5K1/1BR4R w - - 0 1
[ f6 if exf6 gxf6 Qd8 Qh8+ ]

b)
Wojtkiewicz vs William Morrison, Philadelphia, 1999
r5k1/6pp/1p1rqp2/2bp4/p1bB4/P3P1P1/1PQR1PBP/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxc5 if bxc5 Qxc4 dxc4 Rxd6 ]

c)
Wojtkiewicz vs Vladimir Kosyrev, Internet, 2000
4r1k1/4rp2/1q3npp/pp1nB3/3PN3/5P1P/P4QP1/2R1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nd6 if Rd8 Nc8 ]

d)
Wojtkiewicz vs Sandor Kustar, Sioux Falls, 2001
b2rr1kb/2qnnp1p/p2p2p1/Pp1P1PB1/1PpNP3/2N3PP/3Q2BK/3R1R2 w - - 0 1
[ f6 if Nc8 Ne6 ]

e)
Wojtkiewicz vs Pablo Zarnicki, Internet, 2004
r2q1rk1/1p1bp2p/4npp1/1P1NQ3/2P5/5P2/4B1PP/1R1R3K w - - 0 1
[ Qe3 if Ra2 Nb6 ]

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