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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Ortvin Sarapu.
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 5.
Ortvin Sarapu vs Lhamsuren Myagmarsuren, Sousse, 1967
3nr1k1/pp4Bp/4N3/2bQ4/6P1/2PK4/PP5q/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ Nxd8+ Re6 Qxe6+ Kxg7 Qf6+ Kg8 Qg5+ ]

b)
Ortvin Sarapu vs Harinlal Aturupane, Dubai, 1986
2r2rk1/1p3ppp/p3b3/3pR3/2qB4/4Q3/P4PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rg5 if g6 Qe5 ]

c)
Ortvin Sarapu vs Alejandro Hoffman, Dubai, 1986
2k5/4q2p/2prPp2/p2p4/1p3QPP/1P6/P1P1R3/1K6 w - - 0 1
[ Qxd6 ]

d)
Ortvin Sarapu vs Nigel Metge, New Zealand, 1993
3r2k1/1b1qb1pp/1pn1pr2/p1pn4/P4BB1/1NNP2P1/1PP3QP/4RRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxd5 Qxd5 Bxe6+ if Qxe6 Rxe6 Bc7 or if Rxe6 Qxd5 Rxd5 Rxe6 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Ortvin Sarapu vs Robert Gibbons, New Zealand, 1998
2R1R1nk/1p4rp/p1n5/3N2p1/1P6/2P5/P6P/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6 if Ne7 Rxe7 ]

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