Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Werner Hug.
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 6.
Werner Hug vs Peter De Jonghe, Schilde, 1969
r3r1k1/p1pb4/3qp1p1/2pp4/8/2PB3Q/P1P3PP/4RR1K w - - 1 0
[ Rf7 Kxf7 Qh7+ Kf6 Qxg6+ Ke7 Qg5+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Werner Hug vs Didier Sellos, Bern, 1979
4rr2/ppn1q2k/3p1p1p/2p1p2R/2B1P1Q1/2PP2P1/PP4KP/5R2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh6+ Kxh6 Rf5 ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Werner Hug vs Ralf Hess, Dortmund, 1980
3r4/p2PR3/1p4pk/5p2/3nB1PP/8/PP4K1/8 w - - 1 0
[ g5+ Kh5 Kh3 if Rh8 d8/Q Rh6 Qxd4 ]

d)
Werner Hug vs Thomas Wyss, Switzerland, 2002
1r2rbk1/p4qp1/1pp1p2p/n6Q/P2PB2P/2P3P1/1P3P2/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bh7+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Werner Hug vs Ralph Buss, Switzerland, 2008
1q3rk1/p3R1pp/8/5Q2/3r4/2n3P1/P4P1P/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ Kxg7 Re7+ ]



Werner Hug Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Werner Hug vs David Baramidze, Biel, 2008
rq4k1/3b2pp/3P4/8/3B2P1/3P2Q1/1p1N2PK/q4R2 w - - 1 0
[ Qe5 if Qf8 Rxf8+ mates ]

b)
White mates in 6.
Werner Hug vs Milan Pacher, Meissen, 2013
r4k1r/pb1R1pbp/2q1pN2/1p2P3/2p4Q/4P3/P1P2PPP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ if Rxd8 Rxd8+ Ke7 Ng8# or if Qe8 Nxe8 Bc6 Nd6+ ]

c)
Werner Hug vs Hansjuerg Kaenel, Switzerland, 2014
1r5k/3bqrp1/6Qp/3pPp1R/B1pP4/2P1P3/7P/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Bxd7 if Qxd7 e6 ]

d)
Ali Ipek vs Werner Hug, Athens, 1971
8/1q1rbpk1/4p1p1/2prP1Pp/1pQ2P2/1P1PB3/2R2K1P/3R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd4 if Bxd4 Rxd4 ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Alexandru Sorin Segal vs Werner Hug, Sao Paulo, 1973
1q6/pb4k1/6p1/2p5/2Qb2P1/6P1/P6K/2R2B2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bg1+ ]

Werner Hug Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 6.
M Bakali vs Werner Hug, Nice, 1974
1r6/8/2pq1pk1/Q3p1p1/1PRnP3/5P2/5BP1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne2+ if Kh2 Rh8+ or if Kf1 Qd1+ Be1 Ng3+ Kf2 Qe2+ Kxg3 Qxe1+ ]

b)
Black mates in 5.
Karl Robatsch vs Werner Hug, Biel, 1977
5rk1/Qp5p/3pp1p1/8/2P1q3/5P1P/P3N3/3RnR1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf3 if Kg1 Rg3+ or if Kh2 Qxe2+ or if Rdxe1 Rf2+ ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
P Richmond vs Werner Hug, Debrecen, 1992
2k4r/ppPb4/1P1Qp3/3p4/8/P2B2p1/6PP/q4R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh2+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
V Mudroch vs Werner Hug, Switzerland, 1994
2R5/5pkp/6p1/8/1P3n2/2R2q2/5N2/5K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe2+ Kg1 Qe1+ ]

e)
Black mates in 5.
Erald Dervishi vs Werner Hug, Istanbul, 2003
2kr4/1p3pp1/p1b1p3/8/PPP4R/8/5PPq/2Q1RK2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxg2+ Ke2 Qe5+ ]

f)
Pascal Andrist vs Werner Hug, Biel, 2008
3q1r1k/8/1p1p4/p1pP1BRr/2PpPn2/8/PP3P2/2Q2KR1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxg5 Rxg5 Rh1+ Rg1 Rxg1+ Kxg1 Ne2+ ]

g)
Andreas Huss vs Werner Hug, Switzerland, 2011
3r2k1/2p2p1p/3n2pB/3Bp1P1/q1p1P2b/P1P4P/4KP2/2QR4 b - - 0 1
[ ...c6 ]


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