Puzzle for September 21, 2018

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Chris Wainscott

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[Event “Partievariante”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “1981.??.??”]
[Round “?”]
[White “Auerswald”]
[Black “Stephan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[Annotator “T+3X”]
[SetUp “1”]
[FEN “2rqr3/pp1b2kp/6p1/1B2bp2/2Qn1N2/2B5/PPP3PP/2KR3R w – – 0 25”]
[PlyCount “7”]
[EventDate “1981.??.??”]
[EventType “swiss”]

25. Qxd4 Bxd4 26. Rxd4 Qg5 27. Rxd7+ Kf8 28. Bd2 1/2-1/2

Puzzle for September 20, 2018

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[Event “Partievariante”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “1980.??.??”]
[Round “?”]
[White “Timman”]
[Black “Karpow”]
[Result “0-1”]
[Annotator “T1X”]
[SetUp “1”]
[FEN “3rk1n1/pp5p/2pb1pp1/5b2/2P2P2/1P3B2/PK2NBPP/7R b – – 0 1”]
[PlyCount “5”]
[EventDate “1980.??.??”]
[EventType “swiss”]

1… Bxf4 2. Nxf4 Rd2+ 3. Kc3 Rxf2 0-1

Puzzle for September 19, 2018

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[Event “Tilburg”]
[Site “Tilburg”]
[Date “1980.??.??”]
[Round “?”]
[White “Spasski”]
[Black “Larsen”]
[Result “1-0”]
[Annotator “T1X”]
[SetUp “1”]
[FEN “8/2R3p1/5pk1/p3prp1/3r4/PP1n2PP/3R1P2/3N1K2 w – – 0 1”]
[PlyCount “5”]
[EventDate “1980.??.??”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “NED”]

1. Ne3 Rf3 2. Nc2 (2. Kg2 $2 Ne1+) 2… Re4 3. Kg2 1-0

Puzzle for September 18, 2018

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[Event “Dortmund”]
[Site “Dortmund”]
[Date “1992.??.??”]
[Round “?”]
[White “Glek”]
[Black “Kischnew”]
[Result “1-0”]
[Annotator “T4W”]
[SetUp “1”]
[FEN “8/3P2k1/5p2/4p1p1/1P2Q2p/5P1P/3q2PK/8 w – – 0 1”]
[PlyCount “9”]
[EventDate “1992.??.??”]
[EventType “game”]
[EventCountry “GER”]

1. f4 (1. Qg4 $2 Kf7) 1… gxf4 (1… Qxd7 2. fxg5 (2. fxe5 $6 f5 (2… fxe5 3.
Qxe5+ $18) 3. Qe3 Kg6 4. Qb6+ Kh5 5. Qd6 Qa7 6. e6 Qe3 $13) 2… Qd4 3. Qxd4
exd4 4. Kg1) 2. Qb7 Kg6 3. Qc8 f3 4. Qg8+ Kh6 5. d8=Q 1-0

Puzzle for September 17, 2018

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[Event “Belgien”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “1992.??.??”]
[Round “?”]
[White “Winants”]
[Black “Gooris”]
[Result “1-0”]
[Annotator “T3X”]
[SetUp “1”]
[FEN “r1b2r1k/1p5p/2p5/p1n1qpB1/2B5/1P6/P1Q2PPP/3R2K1 w – – 0 1”]
[PlyCount “9”]
[EventDate “1992.??.??”]
[EventType “game”]

1. Bc1 Qe7 (1… Nd3 2. Bxd3 Qg7 (2… Qe7 3. Bb2+ Rf6 4. Qc3 Kg7 5. Re1 Qd6 6.
Bc4 f4 7. Re6) 3. Bb2 Rf6 4. Qc3 Rg6 5. Qxg7+ Rxg7 6. Re1) 2. Qc3+ (2. Bb2+ $2
Rf6) 2… Rf6 (2… Qg7 3. Bb2 Ne6 4. Bxe6 Rg8 5. Qxg7+ Rxg7 6. Rd8#) 3. Qxf6+
Qxf6 4. Rd8+ Qxd8 5. Bb2+ 1-0

Puzzle for September 16, 2018

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[Event “Eupen”]
[Site “Eupen”]
[Date “1993.??.??”]
[Round “?”]
[White “Vogelmann”]
[Black “Kweinis”]
[Result “1-0”]
[Annotator “T2Z”]
[SetUp “1”]
[FEN “r4r1k/1q3pp1/2pQ3p/3pN3/b2P4/2P1R1RP/5PPK/8 w – – 0 1”]
[PlyCount “7”]
[EventDate “1993.??.??”]
[EventType “team”]
[EventCountry “BEL”]

1. Nd7 Rad8 (1… Rg8 2. Rxg7 Rxg7 (2… Kxg7 3. Rg3+ Kh7 4. Nf6+ Kh8 5. Nxg8)
3. Qxh6+ Rh7 4. Qf6+ Rg7 5. Rg3 Rag8 6. Qh6+ Rh7 7. Rxg8+ Kxg8 8. Qf8#) 2. Rxg7
Kxg7 (2… Qb8 3. Qxb8) 3. Rg3+ Kh7 4. Nxf8+ 1-0

Puzzle for September 15, 2018

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Puzzle for September 14, 2018

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Puzzle for September 13, 2018

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Puzzle for September 12, 2018

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1. Bxh6 gxh6 2. Nxh6+ Kg7 3. g5 Neg6 4. gxf6+ Kxh6 5. Nxe5 Nf4 (5… Qxh3+ 6.
Kxh3 Nf4+ 7. Kg4 Nxe2 8. Rh1#) (5… Rxe5 6. Qd2+ Kh5 7. Rde1) 6. Qf3 1-0