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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Brandon Jacobson.
Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.
White mates in 3.
Brandon Jacobson vs Nico Chasin, New York, 2016
2bk1b1r/1p1p2pp/2rP1q2/RN2N3/3QR3/8/2P2PPP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxc6+ dxc6 Qb6+ ]
White mates in 6.
Brandon Jacobson vs Justin Wang, Saint Louis, 2018
5rk1/5qpR/1pP5/p7/1b1rB1Q1/6P1/PP3P1P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ Kxh8 Qh3+ ]
White mates in 4.
Brandon Jacobson vs Dezheng Kong, Philadelphia, 2018
2r1qk2/pQ1R2Rp/5p2/6n1/2p2pP1/7P/P5B1/6bK w - - 1 0
[ Bd5 Qe4+ Bxe4 Re8 Rdf7+ ]
Raven Sturt vs Brandon Jacobson, New York, 2018
3r4/1R3pkp/2n3p1/1N1n4/p1N5/5PP1/3KP2P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nb6+ if Ncd6 Nc4+ or if Kc3 Nxc4 Kxc4 Na5+ ]
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