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

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

a)
White Mates in 5. Feller vs Yvain Boizante, St. Lo, 2003
2R2nk1/5pp1/4p3/p3P1pP/3PQ3/8/rq3P2/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf8+ ]

b)
White Mates in 3. Feller vs Alexandre Lambrescak, France, 2004
r1b1nn1k/p3p1b1/1qp1B1p1/1p1p4/3P3N/2N1B3/PPP3PP/R2Q1K2 w - - 0 1
[ Nxg6+ ]

c)
Feller vs Herve Daurelle, St. Lo, 2005
3r2k1/p4ppp/bp3q2/3pR3/3P4/P4N1n/1P1QNPPP/5K2 w - - 0 1
[ Qe3 ]

d)
White Mates in 5. Feller vs Rolf Bernhardt, Germany, 2005
r4rk1/pppq1p1p/4p1p1/4P1BQ/2nPPR2/2Pp2P1/P6P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh7+ ]

e)
Feller vs Pieter Steen, Belgium, 2006
r2r2k1/pp3ppp/8/2n1p3/2q1n1P1/B3P2P/PP3PB1/R2Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rc1 if Qxa2 Qc2 ]

Feller Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Feller vs Sylvain Ravot, Cannes, 2007
2kq3r/1p3pp1/1npb2p1/B7/1P2RPP1/P6P/2B3Q1/1K6 w - - 0 1
[ Rd4 if Kc7 Qd2 ]

b)
Feller vs Jiri Stocek, Pardubice, 2007
3Q4/5pk1/5Np1/1p1P3p/4p2P/4P3/bq3PPK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qg8+ ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Feller vs Viktor Laznicka, Moscow, 2008
1k1r3r/p2q4/B2p3b/2ppp2p/Q2P2pP/3R4/PP3PP1/3K3R w - - 0 1
[ Qb3+ Ka8 Qxd5+ ]

d)
White Mates in 7. Feller vs Alain Daumas, Marseilles, 2009
4r3/p3kr2/4p3/2p4Q/1qp5/5P2/P1P3PP/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6+ Kxe6 Qg6+ Ke5 Qd6+ ]

e)
Black Mates in 3. Antonin Chretien vs Feller, France, 2004
r5k1/2p3pp/3p4/1p1Pp3/5q1P/1QP2r2/P1R2P2/3K3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd3+ ]

f)
Black to move and win. Andreas Diermair vs Feller, Szeged, 2007
q1r3k1/4bpPp/3pn3/4n2P/r2BP3/1Q5B/1PN5/1K1R3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxc2 if Kxc2 Nxd4+ or if Bxe6 Rc7 ]

g)
Black to move and win. Almira Skripchenko vs Feller, Cap d'Agde, 2008
2krb1r1/1pb5/p3p1nR/2P1P3/3P1P2/2B1Q3/2q1BP2/R1N1K3 b Q - 0 1
[ ...Nxf4 if Kf1 Nd5 or if Qd2 Rg1+ Bf1 Ng2+ ]


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