Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Matthew Sadler.
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)
White Mates in 4.
Sadler vs Adam Collinson, Eastbourne, 1990
q4bk1/2R4p/3r2p1/1p1bQ1P1/1P3p1P/5B2/5PK1/4B3 w - - 0 1
[ Bc3 ]

b)
Sadler vs Alexandre Boog, Biel, 1993
k2r4/pp3p1p/3n4/3bB3/1P4B1/P5P1/5RP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd6 w/Rd2 ]

c)
Sadler vs Valery Loginov, Budapest, 1993
r4rk1/pb1q2pp/1p3p2/3p4/1b1PnP2/2N2Q2/PPB3PP/R1B2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe4 dxe4 Qb3+ ]

d)
White Mates in 5.
Sadler vs Eric Prie, Budapest, 1993
5qk1/2R1Rp2/4pPp1/5r1p/pQ6/Pb3P1P/6P1/7K w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7 ]

e)
Matthew Sadler vs Anne Haast, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
2r1r1k1/3R1p1p/p4B1P/1p2Pp2/2n5/2b2NP1/P4P2/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ e6 if Bxf6 exf7+ ]

f)
Ryan Griffiths vs Matthew Sadler, England, 2013
4k3/1p5p/p1p4q/3p1b2/1P1P1Qn1/P4PP1/6B1/2B2K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd3+ if Ke1 Qe6+ ]

g)
Matthew Sadler vs Jonathan Speelman, England, 2017
2k1r1nr/2p3pp/1pn1p3/4PpB1/2p5/2N5/2P2PPP/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ra8+ Nb8 Nb5 if Re7 Rxb8+ or if Kb7 Ra7+ ]



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