Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Zhong Zhang.
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. Ivajlo Papazov vs Zhang, Bratislava, 1993
r1br2k1/ppb2pp1/2nq2np/3p1N2/8/2PB1N1P/PP3PP1/R1BQ1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxf5 Bxf5 Nh4 ]

b)
Zhang vs Xie Jianjun, Beijing, 1996
8/p2r1pk1/2p4p/5p2/2P1bQ1P/4R1P1/P4P2/q4BK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe4 if fxe4 Qg4+ ]

c)
Zhang vs Suat Atalik, Beijing, 1997
3r1bk1/pp3pp1/3pb2p/2rN3P/4PRB1/8/PPP3P1/1K3R2 w - - 0 1
[ Bxe6 fxe6 Rxf8+ Rxf8 Ne7+ ]

d)
Zhang vs Tong Yuanming, Beijing, 1998
1r5r/p3n2Q/4q3/2p1p1k1/1pP1B1bn/3PN3/PP3P2/5KR1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg4+ ]

e)
Black to move and win. Ahmad Najjar vs Zhang, Genting Highlands, 1998
8/6kp/2p1bb2/3p1N2/1PpPpP1r/r1P1P2B/7R/4K2R b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxf5 if Bxf5 Ra1+ ]

f)
White Mates in 3. Zhang vs Wang Yaoyao, Jinan, 2005
5rkr/1p2Qpbp/pq1P4/2nB4/5p2/2N5/PPP4P/1K1RR3 w - - 0 1
[ Qxf7+ ]



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