Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Pia Cramling.
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)
Cramling vs Alexander Fishbein, New York, 1985
2r1r1k1/3qbp1p/5RpB/1p1pP3/3p1P2/3Q4/1P4PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 ]

b)
Cramling vs Daniela Nutu-Gajic, Stockholm, 1985
1q2r1k1/2r4p/p3pRp1/1p2P1Q1/1b1B4/2p1P3/PnB3PP/1R4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg6 ]

c)
Cramling vs Hannes Stefansson, Gausdal, 1987
4Rr1k/7p/1pQ3p1/p3Nqb1/3r4/6n1/PP4P1/K6R w - - 0 1
[ Rxf8+ w/Nxg6+ ]

d)
Cramling vs Zenon Franco, Seville, 1988
r5k1/1b1n1pbp/p5p1/q1pP2N1/1pR2B2/5Q1P/1P3PP1/5BK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bc7 ]

e)
Cramling vs Nana Ioseliani, Spijkenisse, 1988
2kr4/pb2qp2/2p1p3/2p1B3/4n1pp/P3PN2/1Q2BPPP/1R4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 if Nxg5 Bf6 ]



Cramling, Part II. White to move and win.
a)
Cramling vs Juan Pomes, Tarrassa, 1988
4rq1k/pb4bp/5n2/5pp1/1P1B4/2Q2PP1/6NP/4RBK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 ]

b)
Cramling vs Marcelino Sion Castro, Linares, 1991
1q4k1/2b1p2p/5rpB/p7/1p2P3/8/P2Q3P/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc7 w/Qd5+ ]

c)
Cramling vs Nelson Gamboa, Manila, 1992
2b3k1/3r1rpp/8/BR1pRp2/5P2/Pp4P1/5P1P/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Re8+ w/Rxf8+ & Rb8 ]

d)
White Mates in 5. Cramling vs Seville, 1994,
8/kp3pp1/pN2b3/3p4/3B4/1P2P1K1/r7/2R5 w - - 0 1
[ Nd7+ ]

Pia Cramling Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
e)
Pia Cramling vs Anna Muzychuk, Beijing, 12/15/2013
1r1r4/1k5p/1N2b3/1pB3p1/1n2PpN1/5P2/4BK1P/R7 w - - 1 0
[ Bxb4 Kxb6 Ba5+ ]

b)
Sophie Milliet vs Pia Cramling, Gibraltar, 1/28/2013
8/p5rp/1b1R4/5P2/1p3k2/1PpB4/P1P5/3K4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Kf3 if Re6 Be3 or if Be2+ Kf2 ]

c)
Peder Berkell vs Pia Cramling, Stockholm, 5/9/2013
r1nq1rk1/1p3pb1/1pn1b1pp/1R6/N3P3/2B1PN2/4BPPP/3Q1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxd1 if Bxd1 Bc4 or if Rxd1 Rxa4 ]

d)
Ana Benderac vs Pia Cramling, Belgrade, 7/23/2013
5r1k/1b5p/p3pR2/3q4/3p1Q2/3B4/PPP2RrP/5K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg1+ if Ke2 Qh5+ or if Kxg1 Qh1# ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Tatiana Kosintseva vs Pia Cramling, Beijing, 12/17/2013
2b3k1/6p1/p2bp1P1/Q3P3/2p5/2N5/P2qn1BK/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf4+ if Kh1 Qh4+ ]

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