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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Yuri Shulman.
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 3.
Yuri Shulman vs John Nilssen, Vejle, 1993
Q6R/5pp1/1q4kp/4P3/1r1N1P2/p6P/6PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qe4+ Kh5 g4+ ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Yuri Shulman vs Ilia Botvinnik, Minsk, 1994
r3nr1k/1b2Nppp/pn6/q3p1P1/P1p4Q/R7/1P2PP1P/2B2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh7+ ]

c)
White mates in 6.
Yuri Shulman vs Carlo D'Amore, Moscow, 1994
6rr/p1n2k2/3p1p2/1ppP1R2/q1P3Rp/2P4N/P3Q1PP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6+ Kxf6 Rf4+ Kg6 Qg4+ ]

d)
Yuri Shulman vs Evgeny Sveshnikov, Vladivostok, 1994
2q1r1k1/1R3pp1/3Pb2p/p2Q4/P1r5/6P1/6BP/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ d7 Bxd5 Bxd5 Rc1 dxe8/Q+ Qxe8 Bxf7+ Kf8 Bxe8+ ]

e)
Yuri Shulman vs Alexandre Kretchetov, San Francisco, 2001
1r4k1/1P3p1p/2R3p1/2p5/P7/7P/1P3PPK/4r3 w - - 1 0
[ Rc8+ Re8 Rxe8+ Rxe8 a5 ]

1a)
mate in 3
Yuri Shulman vs John Nilssen

Yuri Shulman puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 5.
Yuri Shulman vs Bob Jacobs, Las Vegas, 2002
2kr3r/6pp/1Pp2p2/p7/2Bp4/BQP1PP2/7q/KR6 w - - 1 0
[ Ba6+ Kb8 Qf7 ]

b)
Yuri Shulman vs Peter Bereolos, Oak Brook, 2003
r4r1k/p2qN1b1/1ppP2Qn/4p1p1/7p/P5B1/3R1PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxe5 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Yuri Shulman vs Irina Krush, Stillwater, 2007
r6r/2p1R3/p4k1p/1p1b2p1/P1pP1qPP/B1P5/4QP2/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe5+ Qxe5 dxe5+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Yuri Shulman vs Stuart Conquest, Reykjavik, 2009
5rk1/pQ5R/1pr1n1p1/2p3N1/7P/8/q4PP1/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Yuri Shulman vs Jaan Ehlvest, Saint Louis, 2011
5q1k/3b1p1p/1p1r4/5p1P/2B2Q2/P5R1/5PPK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qe5+ f6 Qe7 ]

2c)
mate in 3
Yuri Shulman vs Irina Krush

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