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Old December 15th 06, 02:46 AM posted to rec.games.chess.misc,rec.games.chess.analysis
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Default Puzzles From Recent Tournaments

Here are some chess puzzles taken from recent strong tournaments.
All puzzles are 'White to move and win' except where noted.

a) http://www.wtharvey.com/k2006a.png
Magnus Carlsen vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Cap d'Agde, 2006
1r6/8/Q4ppk/3p3p/1P1N1q1P/2PB4/6K1/8 w - - 0 1

b) http://www.wtharvey.com/k2006b.png
Alexey Dreev vs Bojan Kurajica, Solin, 2006
r1b1r3/pp1k1q2/3p4/Q5p1/3P4/2P1pB2/P4P2/2KR2R1 w - - 0 1

c) http://www.wtharvey.com/k2006c.png
Vassily Ivanchuk vs Andrei Sokolov, Fuegen, 2006
r1b2r1k/5ppB/q4n2/1pPnp1N1/P7/8/2QB2PP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1

d) http://www.wtharvey.com/k2006d.png
White Mates in 6. Viktor Bologan vs Rafael Vaganian, Fuegen, 2006
r1b1r1k1/pp4pp/4pBp1/q1pp4/8/P1P3QR/2PK1PP1/R7 w - - 0 1

e) http://www.wtharvey.com/k2006e.png
Dmitry Jakovenko vs Friso Jijboer, Fuegen, 2006
2r1k3/1b3pp1/p2p1b2/1p6/1B2PP2/3Bq2r/PPP5/1K1RQR2 w - - 0 1

Solutions are posted at the top of http://www.wtharvey.com/prodex.html

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