Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Wolfgang Uhlmann.
White to move and win.

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


a)
Uhlmann vs Robert Wade, Marianske Lazne, 1956
2r2rk1/p2n1ppp/5n2/qBp5/P3pQ2/4P2P/1B3PP1/R1R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd7 if Nxd7 Qg4 ]

b)
Uhlmann vs Siegfried Muehlberg, Aschersleben, 1963
r1bq1rk1/ppp2pb1/2np2pp/8/2PNP1n1/2N1B3/PP2BPPP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg4 if Bxg4 Nxc6 ]

c)
White Mates in 6. Uhlmann vs Jose Ortega Ruiz, Havana, 1963
5Q2/7p/2p4n/4P2k/pP4pq/P6P/2Br2P1/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qe8+ Kg5 Qe7+ Kh5 Rf5+ ]

d)
Uhlmann vs Borge Andersen, Tel Aviv, 1964
rn1qk2r/pbp2pp1/1p1ppn1p/8/1bPP3B/2N2N2/PPQ1PPPP/R3KB1R w KQkq - 0 1
[ Qa4+ if Nc6 d5 ]



Uhlmann Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win.
a)
Uhlmann vs Wlodzimierz Schmidt, Polanica Zdroj, 1967
2n3k1/5rpp/ppp5/2P1Bp2/5P2/4P2P/P5P1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rd8+ if Rf8 Rxc8 ]

b)
Uhlmann vs Stefan Witkowski, Polanica Zdroj, 1967
4r1k1/pp3p1p/2p2P2/5q1b/3BNb2/2Q4P/PP4P1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng3 if Rxe1+ Qxe1 ]

c)
Uhlmann vs Lutz Espig, Berlin, 1968
1R2nk1r/4qp2/3N3p/2pPbP2/1p2P3/3B2Q1/1P4K1/8 w - - 0 1
[ f6 if Bxg3 fxe7+ w/Nf5+ ]

d)
Uhlmann vs Zandor Nilsson, 1968
r3k2r/pbp3b1/2pp3p/4p1q1/2nPPN2/2N3P1/PPP1QB2/2KR3R w kq - 0 1
[ Rh5 if Qe7 Ng6 ]

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