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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Wilfried Paulsen.
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)
Wilfried Paulsen vs Johannes Metger, Frankfurt, 1878
2r1qrk1/p6p/4pp2/1bb1p2Q/4N3/4P1P1/P4PBP/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe8 if Rfxe8 Nxf6+ or if Bxe8 Rc1 ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Wilfried Paulsen vs Adolf Anderssen, Frankfurt, 1878
5rk1/1p1q2bp/p2pN1p1/2pP2Bn/2P3P1/1P6/P4QKP/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ Qxf8+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Wilfried Paulsen vs E Hammacher, Frankfurt, 1878
r1qbr2k/1p2n1pp/3B1n2/2P1Np2/p4N2/PQ4P1/1P3P1P/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf7+ Kg8 Nh6+ ]

d)
Rudolf Loman vs Wilfried Paulsen, Dresden, 1892
6rk/1p2r2p/p1n5/8/3b4/5Q1P/PPP2pB1/R4K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rge8 ]

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