Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jerry Hanken.
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 4.
Jerry Hanken vs Vladko Odak, Philadelphia, 1993
r6b/5k2/2pp1q2/2n1pQ2/1pP1P3/1P1P3B/6R1/r1N2RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh7+ Bg7 Rxf6+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Jerry Hanken vs Timothy Rogalski, Alexandria, 1996
1r6/R7/1p1pk2q/1Pp2rR1/2P1p1pP/4P3/5P1P/3Q2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf5 Kxf5 Qd5+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Jerry Hanken vs Patricio Diaz Cueva, Las Vegas, 1997
2R1nk2/4q1p1/p2pP2p/1p1Q4/2n1BBr1/P5P1/1P5P/7K w - - 1 0
[ Qf5+ Qf6 Bc6 g6 Qxf6+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Jerry Hanken vs Kimani Stancil, Philadelphia, 2008
r1bN1b1k/p3Np1p/6p1/8/2P5/B2P2P1/P6P/1R3n1K w - - 1 0
[ Bb2+ f6 Bxf6+ ]

e)
Black mates in 2.
Jan Rosenberg vs Jerry Hanken, USA, 1987
6k1/5p2/2p2Q1p/8/PP3pP1/5r2/5qPK/3R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh3+ ]

f)
Black mates in 3.
Greg Small vs Jerry Hanken, Chicago, 1990
8/4P1k1/P1Q3p1/7p/1p4n1/5PK1/2P3P1/3q4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe1+ ]

bg
Black mates in 3.
Karl Stani vs Jerry Hanken, Los Angeles, 1991
4r1k1/qp1b3p/p2r4/3Pbnp1/2N5/1N6/PP4PP/R1BQ1R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng3+ ]


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