Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jiangchuan Ye.
White to move and win.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.


a)
Ye vs Ilia Smirin, Beijing, 1991
4r3/1p3ppk/p1n1b2p/2P5/3r1B1Q/6RP/1P4PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ Kxg7 Qxh6+ Kg8 Bg5 ]

b)
Ye vs Joose Norri, Helsinki, 1992
3r1qk1/7p/p1R1R1p1/1p4P1/3r4/3pQ1P1/5P2/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rf6 if Qe8 Rce6 Qd7 Qe5 d2 Rxg6+ mates or if Qg7 Qxd4 ]

c)
Ye vs Leonid Yertaev, Moscow, 1994
3r4/8/2p5/4qpk1/2Q1pR1p/1BP1P2K/1r3NP1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe4+ if fxe4 Rg4+ Kh6 Qf7 ]

d)
Ye vs Frank Holzke, Groningen, 1996
1Rn4k/2rq2p1/6Pp/3pQp1P/2pB4/2K5/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bb6 if Rc6 Rb7 ]

e)
White Mates in 4. Ye vs Zhu Chen, Beijing, 1997
2rkr3/3b1p1R/3R1P2/1p2Q1P1/pPq5/P1N5/1KP5/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe8+ ]



Ye Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Ye vs Giovanni Vescovi, Hyderabad, 2002
4r3/7k/2n2Q1b/1ppb4/4q3/5NRP/1P3PP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5+ if Bxg5 Qxg5 ]

b)
Ye vs Maghami Ghaem, Jodhpur, 2003
1R3bk1/3r1pp1/p2Pr3/q3p3/P1p1N2p/5P2/6PP/1R1Q3K w - - 0 1
[ Rc8 if Rd8 Rc5 ]

c)
Ye vs Wang Hao, Jinan, 2005
k6r/3Q1p1p/4p3/r4p2/8/6P1/P4PKP/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qc6+ ]

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