Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Uwe Boensch.
White to move and win except where noted.

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


a)
Boensch vs Z Bator, Lodz, 1979
3r1rk1/p1qbb1pp/8/2p1p3/1p1n4/1N1PN1PP/PP3PB1/2RQR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxd4 ]

b)
Black to move and win .Peter Hesse vs Boensch, Leipzig, 1980
8/pkp1qR2/1p6/3p2P1/2bP1Q2/2P3P1/1P4P1/2KBr3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bb3 ]

c)
Black to move and win. Matthey vs Boensch, DDR-CH, 1983
r3rnk1/7p/5ppb/3p1P2/3P2PN/PpR5/1P2q2Q/K2N3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxh2 Rxh2 Re1 ]

d)
White Mates in 6. Boensch vs Sergey Smagin, corr. DDR, 1986
3rrnk1/pq5p/2p2p2/1pP2N2/3Pp3/5QP1/PB5P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nh6+ Kh8 Qxf6+ Qg7 d5 ]

e)
Black Mates in 7. S Siebrecht vs Boensch, Binz GER-CH, 1995
8/pp3ppk/4p2p/3bP1n1/2rN2qP/4QNP1/PP3PK1/3R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh3+ Kg1 Rxd4 ]



Uwe Boensch Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
S Psaras vs Boensch, Ano Liosia, 1995
r4rk1/1pp2p2/1q3bpp/p1nP4/2PNp1PP/P3Q3/1PB2P2/2KR3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd3+ Bxd3 Bxd4 ]

b)
Boensch vs Jens Maiwald, Budapest, 1996
r1b2rn1/p1qnp2k/2p1p1pp/Pp6/4B3/2b1BN1P/1PP2PP1/R2QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5+ if hxg5 Qh5+ mates in 3 ]

c)
Uwe Boensch vs Aleksandar Berelovich, Germany, 2019
rnq1Qbk1/pb3p1p/3p2p1/3P2B1/2p1N3/5N1P/1P3PP1/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ 1.Nf6+ if 1...Kg7 2.Qxc8 Bxc8 3.Ne8+ Kg8 4.Nc7 or if 1...Kh8 2.Qxf7 mates ]

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