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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Albert Becker.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.

a)
Albert Becker vs Siegbert Tarrasch, Breslau, 1925
6rk/pp3Rpp/2pQ2qP/2P5/8/2P1P3/8/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ hxg7+ Rxg7 Qb8+ Rg8 Qe5+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Albert Becker vs Eduard Glass, Vienna, 1928
rk6/N4ppp/Qp2q3/3p4/8/8/5PPP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rc8+ Qxc8 Qxb6+ Qb7 Nc6+ ]

c)
Albert Becker vs Hans Kmoch, Vienna, 1932
2r3r1/1pp1Q1pk/3P3p/2P2q2/3pN3/6RP/5PP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rf3 Qg6 d7 w/Nf6+ ]

d)
Albert Becker vs Eduard Glass, Vienna, 1934
r1bq1rk1/pp1pbppp/4pn2/1N6/1PP2B2/P7/2Q1PPPP/R3KB1R w - - 0 1
[ Bc7 w/Nd6 ]

e)
Albert Becker vs Leopold Lenner, Vienna, 1934
r1r5/p2k1p1p/4p3/1p1pPp2/4qP1P/3R2P1/PPPQ4/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ b3 if a5 a3 w/Re1 ]

f)
Albert Becker vs Hansen Norman, Munich, 1936
r1bq1rk1/p1p1bppp/1p2pn2/6B1/3P4/3B1N2/PPP1QPPP/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 w/Qe4 ]

g)
White mates in 6.
Albert Becker vs Geza Fuster, Vienna, 1936
r2k2r1/8/p1bPRpp1/3p2qp/7Q/P2B2BP/5PPK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qb4 Qxg3+ fxg3 Kc8 Qb6 ]

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