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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Ferdinand Hellers.
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)
Ferdinand Hellers vs Holmes Alfonso Romero, Groningen, 1984
3q2k1/pr3pb1/4p1p1/2QN2Pp/3N1Pb1/2P5/PP1R2P1/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Nc6 if Qe7 Nde7+ Kh7 Rd8 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Ferdinand Hellers vs Jeroen Piket, Amsterdam, 1985
r1b2n2/2q3rk/p3p2n/1p3p1P/4N3/PN1B1P2/1PPQ4/2K3R1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ Kh8 Qxh6+ Nh7 Qxh7+ Rxh7 Rg8# ]

c)
Ferdinand Hellers vs Viktor Kupreichik, Esbjerg, 1988
4r3/1p2ppk1/1q1n2p1/p2r4/8/3B2Q1/PPP3PP/4RR1K w - - 0 1
[ Bxg6 if fxg6 Re6 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Ferdinand Hellers vs Eric Lobron, Salonika, 1988
8/4Kp2/P5k1/1P1Q4/r3p1P1/8/7P/r7 w - - 0 1
[ Kf8 if f5 Qxf5+ ]

e)
Ferdinand Hellers vs Lev Polugaevsky, Haninge, 1989
2b1k3/r3b2p/p2RpQpq/1p3p2/2n5/2N2B2/PPP1R1PP/4K3 w - - 0 1
[ Bc6+ if Bd7 Rdxe6 or if Rd7 Rexe6 ]

1b)
mate in 4
Ferdinand Hellers vs Jeroen Piket

Ferdinand Hellers Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Josif Dorfman vs Ferdinand Hellers, Amsterdam, 1990
7k/1pp1qbpp/5p2/1Pn5/3pPP2/r1rP2P1/3Q1R1P/1RN2B1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxe4 if dxe4 Qe4+ Bg2 Qxb1 ]

b)
White mates in 8.
Ferdinand Hellers vs Klaus Berg, Copenhagen, 1991
2r1kb1R/p4p1R/4p1p1/1p2P1B1/8/1P4P1/1Pr2PK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf8+ if Kxf8 Rh8+ Kg7 Bf6# or if Kd7 Rhxf7+ Kc6 Rxc8+ Kb6 Rxc2 ]

c)
White mates in 10.
Ferdinand Hellers vs Miso Cebalo, Herning, 1991
2r1rbk1/1pq3pp/p1b3P1/8/1P2N3/2B2QR1/1PP4P/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ Kh8 Rh3 h6 Rxh6+ gxh6 Nxe8+ Kg8 Nf6+ Kh8 Nd7+ ]

d)
Ferdinand Hellers vs Ian Rogers, Malme, 1993
r3kb1r/5ppb/p3pn1p/qp2N3/3B1NP1/2P1Q3/PP3P1P/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Nxf7 if Kxf7 Qxe6# ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Ferdinand Hellers vs Curt Hansen, Malme, 1997
2r2r2/p4p1k/1pn1pP1p/n2pP3/q2p2PN/2P5/2PQ3P/4RRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rf5 exf5 Nxf5 ]

2c)
mate in 10
Ferdinand Hellers vs Miso Cebalo

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