Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jan Gustafsson.
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)
Jan Gustafsson vs Michael Richter, Hamburg, 1993
4rk2/pp4pp/5p2/3b4/3N2B1/PPPn2qP/3Q2P1/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Nf5 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Jan Gustafsson vs Nicola Levkov, Zagan, 1995
1r1q4/p4pk1/3pr1p1/n2b4/2pPN3/2P1PQ2/P1B2P2/2K3RR w - - 1 0
[ Rh7+ Kxh7 Qxf7+ ]

c)
Jan Gustafsson vs Holger Ellers, Berlin, 1996
5rk1/pbr1np1p/1p1qpbp1/8/3P1N2/P1PQ4/BB3PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxe6 if fxe6 Rxe6 ]

d)
Jan Gustafsson vs Raul Jordan, Pinneberg, 1996
7k/ppr3pp/1np1rq2/8/3P4/5N1P/P1Q2PP1/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ng5 ]

e)
Jan Gustafsson vs Niels Gospodinow, Germany, 1996
8/pBk5/2P1p2p/5pp1/1BP1r3/7P/6PK/8 w - - 1 0
[ Ba5+ if Kd6 c5+ ]



Jan Gustafsson Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Jan Gustafsson vs Stefan Loeffler, Austria, 2001
2r1q1k1/2R2ppp/4p3/1QP5/b7/4P2P/3N2P1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxa4 ]

b)
Jan Gustafsson vs Thomas Bopp, Boblingen, 2002
r1r2nk1/1p1bpp2/3p1bp1/1P4B1/p1P1P3/2q2P2/P1N1BKPQ/2R4R w - - 1 0
[ Ne3 Qe5 f4 Qe6 Bg4 ]

c)
Jan Gustafsson vs Georg Schmidt, Diezisau, 2003
r1bqk2r/4bp2/p5pp/np1p2NQ/8/8/PPB2PPP/R1B1R1K1 w kq - 1 0
[ Bxg6 if fxg6 Qxg6+ Kd7 Nf7 Rg8 Qe6+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Jan Gustafsson vs Raj Tischbierek, Bad Woerishofen, 2008
3r1r1k/pp4p1/3bB1Pp/5P2/P2pp3/3p4/1P1K4/R5BR w - - 1 0
[ Rxh6+ gxh6 Bxd4+ ]

e)
Jan Gustafsson vs Zahar Efimenko, Porto Carras, 2011
r4k2/pp1b1ppB/5q2/4r1BQ/2nN4/2P5/P5PP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bf5 g6 Qh4 if Qg7 Bf6 ]

Jan Gustafsson Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Jan Gustafsson vs Uaychai Kongsee, Pattaya, 2015
r2rb1k1/pppq3p/2n5/6N1/2P1R1Q1/1P4P1/PB3P1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe8+ if Qxe8 Nxh7+ Kf7 Qf5+ mates ]

b)
Karl Heinz Hallier vs Jan Gustafsson, Germany, 1994
4k2r/pp3p2/4p1p1/1q1pP3/5PP1/P2P3P/1PrRKQ2/1R6 b k - 0 1
[ ...Rxh3 if Rxc2 Qxd3+ mates ]

c)
Raj Tischbierek vs Jan Gustafsson, Altenkirchen, 2005
r5k1/2R3p1/p5p1/3pP3/1p1P4/1P5r/3BQpq1/2K2R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh1 ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Markus Ragger vs Jan Gustafsson, Germany, 2009
b7/5rk1/1p2pqpp/2p1N3/1PB4P/4R3/P3QPPK/3r4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxh4+ Rh3 Rh1+ Kxh1 Qxh3+ ]

e)
Black mates in 2.
Kulkarni Bhakti vs Jan Gustafsson, Cha-Am, 2018
3N3k/b4ppB/2b4n/1p2P3/5q2/6PP/1BQ4K/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng4+ hxg4 Qh6# ]


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