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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.

Magnus Carlsen vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Cap d'Agde, 2006
1r6/8/Q4ppk/3p3p/1P1N1q1P/2PB4/6K1/8 w - - 0 1

Alexey Dreev vs Bojan Kurajica, Solin, 2006
r1b1r3/pp1k1q2/3p4/Q5p1/3P4/2P1pB2/P4P2/2KR2R1 w - - 0 1

Vassily Ivanchuk vs Andrei Sokolov, Fuegen, 2006
r1b2r1k/5ppB/q4n2/1pPnp1N1/P7/8/2QB2PP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1

White Mates in 6. Viktor Bologan vs Rafael Vaganian, Fuegen, 2006
r1b1r1k1/pp4pp/4pBp1/q1pp4/8/P1P3QR/2PK1PP1/R7 w - - 0 1

Dmitry Jakovenko vs Friso Jijboer, Fuegen, 2006
2r1k3/1b3pp1/p2p1b2/1p6/1B2PP2/3Bq2r/PPP5/1K1RQR2 w - - 0 1

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