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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Andor Lilienthal.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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

a)
White mates in 4.
Andor Lilienthal vs Meir Romm, Paris, 1930
3r1bN1/3p1p1p/pp6/5k2/5P2/P7/1P2PPBq/R2R1K2 w - - 0 1
[ Rd5+ if Kxf4 e3+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Andor Lilienthal vs Erich Eliskases, Ujpest, 1934
r3r2k/4b2B/pn3p2/q1p4R/6b1/4P3/PPQ1NPPP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bg8+ ]

c)
Rafael Domenech vs Andor Lilienthal, Sitges, 1934
4r1k1/p6p/3p1np1/3P1p2/1P3P2/2R2Q1P/6P1/4qB1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne4 ]

d)
Black mates in 2.
Nicolas Ticoulat vs Andor Lilienthal, Sitges, 1934
r3k2r/1Bp2ppp/8/4q1b1/pP1n4/P1KP3P/1BP5/R2Q3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Nb5+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Andor Lilienthal vs Abram Khavin, Moscow, 1944
5rk1/5b1p/6pP/3p4/Bp3Q2/1P3R2/1qr2PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxf7+ Rxf7 Re8+ ]

Lilienthal Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Yury Solntsev vs Andor Lilienthal, Moscow, 1946
r1b3k1/pp3ppp/1b6/1N1p3r/3Bn3/3BPPPq/PP2Q2P/2R2RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxg3 ]

b)
Andor Lilienthal vs Isaak Boleslavsky, Parnu, 1947
3r4/2p1r1p1/1p2Pn1k/pN1PR2p/2P5/8/PP2K1R1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nd4 if g6 Nc6 or if Ree8 Nf5+ Kh7 Rxg7+ w/Rxc7 ]

c)
Andor Lilienthal vs Yakov Estrin, Moscow, 1955
2r2nk1/4bpp1/pqn1p2p/1p2P3/4BB2/P4N2/1P3PPP/2RQ2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Be3 if Qd8 Qxd8 or if Qb7 Nd4 ]

d)
Andor Lilienthal vs Bukhuti Gurgenidze, Moscow, 1964
3r2k1/pp1q1pp1/1n2p2P/4P3/3rB3/P7/3Q1PP1/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qg5 ]

e)
Jan Adamski vs Andor Lilienthal, Baku, 1964
r1r3k1/pp3pbp/8/6Pp/1QbP4/2N1Bq1P/PP3P2/2R1K1R1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxd4 if Bxd4 Re8+ mates or if Kd2 Bxe3+ mates ]

f)
Andor Lilienthal vs Ladislav Alster, Decin, 1977
r2r4/1b2q1kp/3p1np1/pNp1p1N1/P7/8/1PPQ1PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nc7 ]

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