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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Arnaud Hauchard.
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 2.
Arnaud Hauchard vs Alain Fayard, Montpellier, 1991
5k2/5pb1/1p1p1Nn1/p1n4p/2P4P/1PB2QP1/P4NK1/1q6 w - - 1 0
[ Qa8+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Arnaud Hauchard vs Philipp Schlosser, Hertzliya, 1998
r1b3k1/ppq2p2/6BQ/4b3/2PR4/8/PP3PPP/2K5 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Arnaud Hauchard vs Diego Guerra Bastida, Linares, 2000
r3b3/pp4k1/1q5p/3B1Qp1/P2PP3/7P/1P4P1/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf8+ Kg6 Bf7+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Arnaud Hauchard vs Jean Hebert, Montreal, 2005
r2q1k2/1p3b2/p2p1pQ1/2p5/2P1N1p1/8/PP4P1/2K4R w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ Ke7 Qxf6+ ]

e)
Simon Silseth vs Arnaud Hauchard, Gausdal, 2005
r3k2r/1ppnqpp1/3p3p/4p2b/p1P1P3/2P2N1P/PPB1QPP1/2KR3R b kq - 0 1
[ ...Qg5+ if Qe3 Qxg2 ]

Arnaud Hauchard puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Fabrice Pinol Fulgoni vs Arnaud Hauchard, Lausanne, 2006
6k1/3n2pp/p4r2/Pq1P4/4rNQ1/6P1/1P3B1P/2R3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rexf4 if gxf4 Rg6 or if Rc8+ Rf8 ]

b)
Arnaud Hauchard vs Francois Fargere, France, 2009
8/2Q3bk/2pNn2p/5bpB/4p3/4q1BP/r5P1/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Qf7 if Qxg3 Qxf5+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Arnaud Hauchard vs Espen Forsaa, Ohrid, 2009
r3r1k1/p2R2pp/1p2pb2/2PbN2Q/q3p3/8/PB3PPP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ Bxg7 Qf7+ Kh8 Ng6+ ]

d)
Arnaud Hauchard vs Harshit Raja, Pardubice, 2017
8/1p2k2p/1B2p1p1/2PPp3/rP6/p5PP/P5K1/8 w - - 1 0
[ d6+ Kd7 Ba5 ]


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