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Default Boleslavsky Puzzles

Here are some chess puzzles taken from the games of Isaac Boleslavsky,
two-time Candidate, 1950 & 1953.
It's White to move and win except where noted.

White Mates in 7. Boleslavsky vs Vladimir Makogonov, Moscow, 1940
4r3/pp1q2kp/1bpn1p2/4p2p/6P1/1BP2Q2/PP3PK1/2B1R3 w - - 0 1

White Mates in 6. Boleslavsky vs Ludek Pachman, Saltsjobaden, 1948
1rb2r1k/2q2pp1/4pN1p/1p1p2N1/2n2P2/7R/2P1Q1PP/R5K1 w - - 0 1

White Mates in 4. Boleslavsky vs Gosta Stoltz, Saltsjobaden, 1948
4b3/k1r1q2p/p3p3/3pQ3/2pN4/1R6/P4PPP/1R4K1 w - - 0 1

Boleslavsky vs A Peperle, corr., 1963
rn2k1nr/p4ppp/1q2p3/1p2N3/1BpPb3/4P3/1P3PPP/R2QKB1R w KQkq - 0 1

Black Mates in 4. Yakov Estrin vs Boleslavsky, Sverdlovsk, 1946
6k1/p2b2pp/1p3q1r/3P4/2P1B2P/1P3Np1/P2Q1b2/3R3K b - - 0 1

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