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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Rainer Buhmann.
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)
White mates in 3.
Rainer Buhmann vs Holger Horn, Seckach, 1997
q6r/p4p2/k2rP3/p1Rp1p1p/P1pP1Pp1/2P5/2P1Q1PP/1R5K w - - 1 0
[ Rxc4 if Rb6 Rc7+ ]

b)
Rainer Buhmann vs Thies Heinemann, Germany, 2002
3r1r2/pp3p1p/2q1b1k1/4R1p1/8/2N2QP1/PP3P1P/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg5+ Kxg5 Ne4+ if Kg6 or Kh6 Qf6+ mates ]

c)
Rainer Buhmann vs Dan Florea, Baden, 2004
3rr1k1/pp1q2p1/2n1pb1p/3p4/Q7/2N3PP/PP2PPB1/2RR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxd5 exd5 Bxd5+ Qxd5 Rxd5 Rxd5 Qb3 ]

d)
Rainer Buhmann vs Christian Srienz, Austria, 2006
3r4/p1k2ppp/2p5/8/1r2bp2/1PN3P1/P2RPP1P/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd8 Kxd8 a3 Rd4 e3 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Rainer Buhmann vs Boonsueb Saeheng, Dresden, 2008
q1r2bk1/rb3Nnp/1p2p2p/pB1n4/6Q1/1P2P3/PB3PPP/2RR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxh6+ Kh8 Qxe6 Ne7 Qg8+ ]

f)
Rainer Buhmann vs Igor Khenkin, Vienna, 2011
1rb1r3/1pp1b1pp/p4k2/3BR1p1/2N5/P5P1/1P3P1P/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re6+ Bxe6 Rxe6+ Kf7 Ne5+ Kf8 Nd7+ Kg8 Re4+ ]


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