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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Johann Berger.
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)
Josef Noa vs Johann Berger, Berlin, 1881
3r2k1/7p/3rp3/4Np2/1PP1bp2/1R2b1PP/R3B2K/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd2 Rba3 (if Rbb2 Rxb2 w/Bd4) Rxe2+ Rxe2 Rd1 ]

b)
M Billecard vs Johann Berger, Munich, 1900
3rr2k/q3bpp1/p4n1p/1p1bB3/1P6/P2B3P/1N2QPP1/3RR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd6 ]

c)
Ignacy Popiel vs Johann Berger, Munich, 1900
3r2k1/6p1/2Nr3p/1R1P1n2/p1Q2P1P/3R2PK/5q2/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf1+ Kh2 Ne3 ]

d)
Johann Berger vs Richard Reti, Vienna, 1908
5rk1/b4ppp/p7/1p6/1P2r2q/P2R1Q1P/1B3PP1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ g3 Qe7 Rd7 ]

e)
White mates in 2.
Johann Berger vs P Froehlich, Graz, 1922
r2qkb1r/2p1nppp/p2p4/np1NN3/4P3/1BP5/PP1P1PPP/R1B1K2R w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ ]


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