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

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

a)
Igors Rausis vs Michael Horstmann, Bad Mergentheim, 1989
8/pp1Pqpk1/8/2p4Q/2Pb1P2/4r3/P5PP/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Qg5+ ]

b)
Igors Rausis vs Jean-Paul Ricter, Cannes, 1990
r6r/1p2k1p1/3b1p2/1B1Pp2p/1n6/2N1P2P/P3R1P1/1R4K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne4 if Nxa2 Bc4 or if Nxd5 Rd1 or if Na6 Bxa6 bxa6 Rb7+ ]

c)
Igors Rausis vs Terentev, Daugavpils, 1990
rknR4/1p5r/p4p1b/1Np1P2p/6pP/1P6/1PK2PP1/5B1R w - - 0 1
[ Bd3 if Re7 Bf5 axb5 Rxc8+ Ka7 Ra1+ ]

d)
Igors Rausis vs H Steingrimsson, Peer Gynt op, 1995
r6r/p3n3/1p1bpkp1/3b1pN1/2qP3Q/8/P4PPP/R1B1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne4+ Kg7 Qf6+ Kg8 Nxd6 Rf8 Qxe7 ]

e)
Igors Rausis vs D Pira, France, 1996
8/5p2/R1P3p1/pr1kp2p/7P/4b1P1/1P3PK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ c7 if Rc5 Rxa5 ]

Igors Rausis puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Igors Rausis vs Annett Wagner-Michel, Ticino, 1993
r3k2r/ppp1q1pp/2pb1B2/8/3pN3/5b2/PPP1QPPP/R4RK1 w kq - 1 0
[ Nxd6+ ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Igors Rausis vs Felix Izeta Txabarri, Las Palmas, 1995
4rk1r/ppq5/5bQ1/3p3p/7P/2P1B3/PP6/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bh6+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Igors Rausis vs Luis Galego, Las Palmas, 1997
r7/5R2/2pqk1r1/1p2pR2/4P1p1/2P1Q1P1/5PK1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qg5 if Rag8 R5f6+ ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Igors Rausis vs CDW Jansen, Vlissingen, 1997
3q3k/3P1p1p/p3rp2/2p1bN2/1p2P1r1/1P1Q3R/P5PP/3R3K w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qh3+ ]

e)
Igors Rausis vs Verner Putka, Gausdal, 2000
r3r1k1/pp3ppp/n1q1bn2/1N1p4/2P5/B5P1/P3PPBP/1R1Q1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nd6 if Red8 cxd5 Bxd5 Rc1 ]

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