Here are some chess problems taken from the games of Arthur Bisguier.
White to move and win except where noted:

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


a)
White Mates in 2. Bisguier vs J. Penrose, Southsea, 1950
r4r1k/2qb3p/p2p1p2/1pnPN3/2p1Pn2/2P1N3/PPB1QPR1/6RK w - - 0 1
[ Rg8+ ]

b)
Bisguier vs Ross Siemms, Hollywood, 1954
2n2k1r/1r2b1pp/5n2/1Bp5/P7/2B1PP2/1P3P1P/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Ba6 w/Be5 & Bb7 ]

c)
Bisguier vs Jan-Hein Donner, Goteborg, 1955
q5k1/1p3p1p/3Pn1pB/2p3P1/r1Pb4/5Q1B/7P/4R2K w - - 0 1
[ Bxe6 if fxe6 d7 b5 Rf1 ]

d)
Bisguier vs R Benedicto, New York, 1955
4rnk1/6pp/1pq1p3/4B2P/1PP5/5R2/6P1/4Q2K w - - 0 1
[ Bxg7 if Kxg7 Qe5+ ]

e)
Bisguier vs Samuel Reshevsky, New York, 1955
5rk1/6b1/p4nBp/2p3n1/1pP1pq1B/4N1RP/PP4P1/4Q1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg5 if hxg5 Bg3 ]



Bisguier Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Bisguier vs Samuel Reshevsky, New York, 1957
2r5/6pk/pr6/n2B1P2/3p1P2/2bP4/6R1/2B2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Be6 ]

b)
White Mates in 6. Bisguier vs Hans Bouwmeester, Utrecht, 1961
1q1r2k1/1b3p1p/3rpQ2/1Pp5/1nR5/P3PP2/5P1P/3R1BK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rg4+ Kf8 Rg7 Qc7 Rxd6 Rxd6 Rxh7 ]

c)
Bisguier vs Pal Benko, New York, 1964
5r1k/ppn2rb1/2p1p1pp/2P1P1B1/3P1pR1/1B3P1q/PP1Q3P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rh4 Qf5 Bxf4 w/Bc2 ]

d)
Bisguier vs Anthony Saidy, New York, 1966
8/4p2k/1p2p1pB/p1p1b3/P1P3PP/1P1Q4/1q3PK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ h5 ]

e)
White Mates in 2. Bisguier vs Sergey Kudrin, Philadelphia, 1985
3r2k1/p1p2p2/bp2p1nQ/4PB1P/2pr3q/6R1/PP3PP1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6+ ]

f)
Bisguier vs Edward Friedman, Chicago, 1990
8/p3Rrkp/1p4p1/1PpN4/P1Pb1P1P/6K1/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7+ Kxf7 Nxb6 ]

g)
White Mates in 2. Bisguier vs Fabian Geisler, New York, 1991
5k2/p3Rr2/1p4pp/q4p2/1nbQ1P2/6P1/5N1P/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Re8+ ]



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