'Sac&Mate' - 1,000 sacs that end in mate



Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Niclas Huschenbeth.
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.
Niclas Huschenbeth vs Machmud Gadschisade, Greifswald, 2003
r3kb1Q/pb1n1pp1/1p2p3/1Bq3B1/3p4/8/P4PPP/R3R1K1 w q - 1 0
[ Rxe6+ if fxe6 Qh5+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Niclas Huschenbeth vs Hagen Poetsch, Willingen, 2003
r5r1/p1qb1ppk/1p2p2p/4P3/4p1Q1/B4NR1/PPP2PPP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ng5+ if Kg6 Nxf7+ or if hxg5 Qh5# ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Niclas Huschenbeth vs Volodymyr Bordovskyy, Urgup, 2004
5k1r/1Q5p/p5n1/q5P1/4PP2/2p1B3/PPP4P/2KR4 w - - 1 0
[ Bc5+ Kg8 Qb3+ Kg7 Rd7+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Niclas Huschenbeth vs Fred Hedke, Hamburg, 2005
3k4/2p2r2/p2p1P2/2p3pb/8/1P3q1Q/PBP5/2K1R3 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ ]

Niclas Huschenbeth puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Niclas Huschenbeth vs Ralf Wagner, Hamburg, 2005
k7/1p3q2/pQ6/1P1pBp2/P4P1p/2Pb4/6r1/R3K3 w - - 1 0
[ Qd8+ ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Niclas Huschenbeth vs Julian Geske, Dresden, 2007
r3nr1k/p3Rbbp/1p5N/2q2BQ1/8/2B5/2P2PPP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf7 if Rg8 Rxg7 Rxg7 Rxe8+ or if Rxf7 Nxf7+ Kg8 Rxe8+ ]

c)
Niclas Huschenbeth vs Hannes Langrock, Hamburg, 2007
r1b1r1k1/bp4pp/p2Bpp2/2Nn1Pq1/P1NQ2P1/3P4/1P5P/4RRK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxd5 if exd5 Rxe8+ mates ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Niclas Huschenbeth vs Saparmyrat Atabayew, Dubai, 2011
r4rk1/1b3pp1/p3p3/1p2P1Q1/2qn4/2NR4/PPP4P/2K1R3 w - - 1 0
[ Qxg7+ Kxg7 Rg1+ ]


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