Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jesse Kraai.
White to move and win except where noted.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.


a)
Black to move and win. Venlackeranen vs Kraai, USA, 1990
1r3rk1/n2p1pp1/7p/8/1PQ5/q3PN2/5PPP/2R2RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rbc8 ]

b)
Black to move and win. Andrei Deev vs Kraai, Berlin, 1995
b6k/2r4p/4p3/Pp2Ppp1/8/1q1P4/Q5PP/R5BK b - - 0 1
[ ...Rc2 ]

c)
White Mates in 3. Kraai vs Andreas Peters, Germany, 1996
2rnk3/pq3p2/3P1Q1R/1p6/3P4/5P2/P1b1N1P1/5K2 w - - 0 1
[ d7+ ]

d)
Kraai vs Peter Enders, Germany, 1999
1bRrq1k1/5pp1/pp1r3p/1b1pN3/3P4/Q3P1PB/5P1P/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxb8 ]

e)
Black to move and win. Robert Gardner vs Kraai, Edmonton, 2008
r4rk1/4ppbp/b2q1np1/1Np5/5P2/P4N2/1B1PQ1PP/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxb5 if Qxb5 Rfb8 ]





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