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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jiangchuan Ye.
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)
Jiangchuan Ye vs Ilia Smirin, Beijing, 1991
4r3/1p3ppk/p1n1b2p/2P5/3r1B1Q/6RP/1P4PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ Kxg7 Qxh6+ Kg8 Bg5 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Jiangchuan Ye vs Chen Zhu, Beijing, 1997
2rkr3/3b1p1R/3R1P2/1p2Q1P1/pPq5/P1N5/1KP5/8 w - - 1 0
[ Qxe8+ if Kxe8 Rh8# or if Kc7 Qxd7+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Jiangchuan Ye vs Sergey Kudrin, Beijing, 1998
8/4knQ1/6p1/1p1pP1P1/5PB1/2p5/KP1q1B2/8 w - - 1 0
[ Bc5+ Kd8 Qf8+ ]

d)
Jiangchuan Ye vs Aung Thant Zin, Yangon, 1999
3r4/5ppk/5b1p/1p2Q3/3B4/1PPK2R1/q5PP/r3R3 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ if Kh8 Qxf6 Rxd4+ Qxd4 or if Kxg7 Qxf6+ ]

e)
Ye Naung Win Myint vs Jiangchuan Ye, Yangon, 1999
5rk1/4q1b1/p2p2p1/Pp1PpbBp/1Pr1N2P/3Q1P2/6P1/2R1K2R b K - 0 1
[ ...Qxg5 hxg5 Rxc1+ Kf2 Rxh1 ]

f)
Black mates in 3.
Carlos Garcia Palermo vs Jiangchuan Ye, Tripoli, 2004
6k1/6p1/1R4Qp/p2pr3/2nN4/2P3P1/1P4KP/3q4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne3+ Kh3 Rh5+ ]

1a)
Jiangchuan Ye vs Ilia Smirin


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