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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Karsten Mueller.
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)
Karsten Mueller vs Jiri Gregor, Prague, 1990
r5k1/p2qb1pp/3pp1r1/3N4/8/4Q3/PP3PPP/2R1R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rc7 if Qd8 Nxe7+ ]

b)
C Kuntz vs Karsten Mueller, Pfalz, 1991
r2q1rk1/pp3ppp/2b2n2/2b5/N2NP3/4B3/PP4PP/R2Q1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxa4 Qxa4 Ng4 ]

c)
Karsten Mueller vs Thomas Cording, Hamburg, 1992
r4rk1/p4pp1/2p1p1b1/8/1PQP2P1/6nR/qPPB4/1NKR4 w - - 1 0
[ Rdh1 ]

d)
Karsten Mueller vs W Graebner, Mehlingen, 1992
3r2k1/1p2rppp/p7/2qp4/4n1b1/1BPQ1N2/PP3PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe4 ]

e)
Karsten Mueller vs Uwe Parske, Berlin, 1994
4k2r/r2n1pp1/4p3/pB6/Pp5p/1P6/2P2PPP/3R1RK1 w k - 1 0
[ Rxd7 Rxd7 Rd1 ]

f)
White mates in 4.
Karsten Mueller vs Paul Backwinkel, Germany, 1995
6rk/1p1Q1Rbp/4p1pB/p3P3/3P2q1/P3p3/1P5P/7K w - - 1 0
[ Bxg7+ Rxg7 Qd8+ ]

g)
Karsten Mueller vs Dennis Breder, Germany, 2006
r5k1/p1n2ppp/1pp1r3/5q2/2PQN3/1P3P2/P5PP/3RR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qd7 if Qf4 g3 or if Ne8 Qb7 ]


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