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  Darwin Yang - US GM (1996-) Yang's Page (8 more puzzles) Darwin Yang vs Victor Shen Los Angeles, 2013 Discovered attack Solution (in reverse) 3.Qxe6+ 2,,.Qe7 if  2.c5 Qxd6 1.Rxd6 Darwin Yang vs Joshua Sheng Rockville, 2015 Deflection Solution (in reverse) 4.Nxc4+ Ke5 3.g4+ Kf5  2.Bxh5+ Qxf6 1.Bxf6
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Joshua Friedel - US GM (1986-)  Friedel's Page (9 more puzzles) Zhanibek Amanov vs Joshua Friedel Internet, 2011 Knight fork Solution (in reverse) Qxg3+ 5.Ke3 Qh2+ 4.Kf2 Qh3+  3.Kg2 Ng5+ 2.Qxd2 1...Rd2 Joshua Friedel vs Ryan Harper Chicago, 2015 Pin Solution (in reverse) 2.Bxd4+ 1...Re7 if or  2.Bxd4 1...Kh6 if  1.Qd7+
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  Lev Psakhis - Israeli GM (1958-)  Psakhis' Page Smbat Lputian vs Lev Psakhis Vilnius, 1980 Removing the guard Solution (in reverse) Ng6 3.Kg8 Qh4+ 2.hxg4 1...Rxg4 Pal Benko vs Lev Psakhis Aruba, 1992 Overloading Solution (in reverse) Bxf3 3.Nge2 0-0-0 2.Bb2 1...Qf6
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 Evgeny Alekseev - Russian GM (1985-)  Alekseev's Page Ivan Provotorov vs Evgeny Alekseev Voronezh, 1999 Double attack Solution (in reverse) Qh4# 2.Kxh2 if 1...Nxh2 Janis Klovans vs Evgeny Alekseev Biel, 2005 Removing the guard Solution (in reverse) Qc2# 2.R5d3 if or  mates Qa4+ 2.Kxa2 if  1...Rxa2
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 Vlastimil Jansa - Czech GM (1942-)  Jansa's Page Vlastimil Jansa vs Zoltan Ribli Bucharest, 1971 Decoy, double attack Solution (in reverse) 4.Rxc7 Kb5 3.a5+ 2...Kb6 if or  3.Qc2# 2...Kxc4 if  2.Rxc4+ fxe6 1.Nxe6+ Vlastimil Jansa vs Dragoljub Janosevic Smederevska Palanka, 1978 Pin Solution (in reverse) mates 3.Rh5+ Kxh7 2.Qxh7+ 1...Qd7 if 1.Rxe5
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Ivan Cheparinov - Bulgarian GM (1986-)  Cheparinov's Page Black mates in 6. David Recuero Guerra vs Ivan Cheparinov Mondariz, 2000 Decoy Solution (in reverse) Rb8 3.Rd2 Bxc3 2.Kxa1 1...Ra1+ Black mates in 4. Mihai Suba vs Ivan Cheparinov Dos Hermanas, 2002 Deflection Solution (in reverse) Qxb2+ 3.Kb3 Qd2+ 2.Kxc2 1...Bc2+ Notice the similarity between the decoy and deflection. In the first example idea is to put the queen into a pin.   The second example takes the queen to an ineffectual square.  
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  Dmitry Schneider - US IM (1984-)  Schneider's Page White mates in 4. Dmitry Schneider vs Anton Allemann Nakhchivan, 2003 Sac and mate Solution (in reverse) 2.Rg7+ 1...Kxe7 if 1.Be7+ White mates in 4. Dmitry Schneider vs Dimo Werner Torokbalint, 2004 Trapping Solution (in reverse) 3.Nb8+ Ka6 2.Nd7+ Kb6 1.Rc5+