Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Reinhard Fuchs.
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)
Reinhard Fuchs vs Joachim Franz, Berlin, 1951
r1bqk2r/pppnppbp/6p1/4P3/2B3n1/2N2N2/PPP2PPP/R1BQK2R w KQkq - 1 0
[ Bxf7+ Kxf7 Ng5+ if Kf8 Ne6+ or if Ke8 Ne6 ]

b)
Reinhard Fuchs vs Rolf Schlieder, Zwickau, 1955
1r3q1k/p1Rb1r1p/3Qp3/B2pPpp1/2n5/3BP3/P4PPP/1R4K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxb8 Qxb8 Bxc4 if dxc4 Rxd7 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Reinhard Fuchs vs Werner Golz, DDR, 1966
R6r/1p2Qp1p/3r4/2k5/2pN4/2b5/1q3PPP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe5+ Rd5 Qc7+ Kb4 Qb6+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Yivi Pustina vs Reinhard Fuchs, Varna, 1960
8/8/5kpp/3p1P2/3PnP1K/7P/2P5/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Kxf5 c3 Kxf4 c4 Nf6 ]

e)
Laszlo Lengyel vs Reinhard Fuchs, Miskolc, 1963
r5k1/pp3ppp/2pb4/3n4/3Pr3/1P2P3/P2BR1PP/2R2NK1 b - - 0 1
[ Nf4 ]

f)
Black mates in 4.
Kuttner vs Reinhard Fuchs, Halle, 1965
r4nk1/pp3ppp/4r3/1N1p4/3Pp1nq/BP2P3/P3QPP1/R1R2NK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh6 Ng3 Qh2+ Kf1 Qh1+ ]




German GMs

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