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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Frank Ross Anderson.
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)
Frank Ross Anderson vs Raymond Doe, Winnipeg, 1953
3rn1k1/1p1q3p/p2p1Q2/5P2/3P4/5R1P/PP4PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rg3+ Ng7 Rxg7+ ]

b)
Frank Ross Anderson vs Axel Nielsen, Amsterdam, 1954
8/p1k1q1n1/2p2NQ1/3pP1p1/1P6/P5P1/8/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxg7 Qxg7 Ne8+ ]

c)
David Millar vs Frank Ross Anderson, Vancouver, 1951
3q1rk1/pbr2ppp/1p2pb2/n3N3/2PP4/P2B4/1B3PPP/2RQ1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxe5 dxe5 Rd7 Rc3 Be4 ]

d)
Black mates in 3.
D A Yanofsky vs Frank Ross Anderson, Vancouver, 1951
r6r/5pk1/p1p3p1/3bP3/1p1q4/5PNP/1P4P1/R1Q1R2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh3+ gxh3 Bxf3+ ]

e)
Lars-Ake Schneider vs Frank Ross Anderson, Amsterdam, 1954
r4rk1/pb1qbppp/1p1ppn2/6N1/3NP2Q/2P1R3/PP3PPP/R1B3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...h6 if Rh3 Nxe4 or if Ngf3 Nd5 ]

f)
J Vesterinen vs Frank Ross Anderson, Amsterdam, 1954
6k1/2p2pp1/p1R4p/3n1P2/3Bp1P1/1P6/P4PKP/1r6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf4+ Kg3 Ne2+ ]

c)
David Millar vs Frank Ross Anderson


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