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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Raj Tischbierek.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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

a)
Raj Tischbierek vs Rainer Knaak, Plauen, 1980
5k2/qp1b3r/p2N4/3QPpp1/8/8/PP3R2/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 ]

b)
White mates in 8.
Raj Tischbierek vs J Nun, Zinnowitz, 1981
r3R3/1bk4p/p2p4/4Q3/2pP4/8/PB1q1PrP/R4K2 w - - 0 1
[ Re7+ Kc6 Qe4+ Kb5 Rxb7+ ]

c)
Raj Tischbierek vs P Enders, DDR-CH, 1982
4nk2/1b3r1p/pPpppp2/1r6/4PP2/1P1RBB2/P4K1P/2R5 w - - 0 1
[ a4 w/Bd2 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Raj Tischbierek vs Endre Vegh, Budapest, 1983
r1b3r1/1p3p1p/1q2pQ2/1Bk5/4p3/8/P1P3PP/3R3K w - - 0 1
[ Qe5+ Kb4 Rb1+ Ka5 Qc3# ]

Raj Tischbierek Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Raj Tischbierek vs Vitaly Cseshkovsky, Rostock, 1984
3r3k/7p/pp2B1p1/3N2P1/P2qPQ2/8/1Pr4P/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qf8+ Rxf8 Rxf8+ Kg7 Rg8# ]

b)
Raj Tischbierek vs Gernot Gauglitz, Halle, 1987
r3Nk2/p3Rp1p/1pprb3/7P/3P1R2/1P6/P5P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rexf7+ Bxf7 Nxd6 Ke7 Rxf7+ ]

c)
Raj Tischbierek vs Rainer Knaak, DDR, 1989
r1b1k3/p1pq1p1p/1pn1ppr1/8/3PN3/2P2B2/P1P2PPP/R2QK2R w - - 0 1
[ Bh5 ]

d)
Raj Tischbierek vs J Gabriel, Bad Worishofen, 1992
r1b1kb1r/1pqpnppp/p1n1p3/8/3NP3/2N5/PPP1BPPP/R1BQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ndb5 axb5 Nxb5 Qb8 Nd6+ Kd8 Nxf7+ ]

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