Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Yuhua Xu.
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)
Xu vs Amelie Payet, Shenyang, 2000
rn1qk2r/pp3ppb/2pbpn1p/4N3/2BP3P/5N2/PPP1QPP1/R1B1K2R w - - 0 1
[ Nxf7 if Kxf7 Qxe6+ mates ]

b)
Xu vs Antoaneta Stefanova, Hyderabad, 2002
5r1k/2p2p2/pb4q1/1p1PpNQ1/6p1/1P6/1P3PPP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh4+ if Qh7 Qf6+ mates ]

c)
Xu vs Olga Zimina, Moscow, 2004
5k2/1R6/p1r1pN1p/b4p1P/3B4/4K3/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bc5+ ]



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