Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Daniel Stellwagen.
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)
Stellwagen vs Luuk Van Kooten, Netherlands, 2001
4r1kb/3q1p1p/b5pB/p1pPP3/Pp3Q2/5N1P/5PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 if fxe6 dxe6 Qe7 Qf7+ Qxf7 exf7+ w/Ng5+ ]

b)
Stellwagen vs Rob Van Wijk, Soest, 2001
1rqb1r1k/2pn1b1p/p1np1p2/P3pNp1/1pB1P1QN/2PPB2P/1P3PP1/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf7 if Rxf7 Qh5 ]

c)
Stellwagen vs Stefan Van Blitterswijk, Wijk aan Zee, 2002
4rrk1/1b1qnpb1/p4n1p/3p1pQ1/1p1B3N/1B4N1/PPP3PP/R4R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qxg7+ Kxg7 Nh5+ Kh8 Nxf6 Qc8 Nxe8+ ]

d)
White Mates in 3. Stellwagen vs Koneru Humpy, Wijk aan Zee, 2003
7R/3Q2p1/2p2nk1/pp4P1/3P2r1/2P5/4q3/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6+ ]

e)
Stellwagen vs Arkadij Naiditsch, Wijk aan Zee, 2003
rnr5/4R3/p2Q1pkp/1p1N4/6b1/5q2/PPP4P/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ Nf4+ if Kf5 Rd5+ mates ]

f)
Stellwagen vs Guy Baete, Vlissingen, 2004
r1b2nr1/pp2kpb1/2qN1n1p/1Np1p1p1/4P1P1/BP5P/P1P2PB1/R2Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxc8 ]

g)
Stellwagen vs Dimo Werner, Germany, 2006
3rkb1r/1p1bpppp/p1n1qn2/8/2N5/2N1B3/PPPQ1PPP/2KR1B1R w - - 0 1
[ Bb6 if Rc8 Re1 Qf5 Nd6# ]



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