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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Vincent Keymer.
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)
Markus Kirchner vs Vincent Keymer, Magdeburg, 2014
1q1r2k1/4bppp/p2p1nn1/1pr3B1/4P3/P1NB2Q1/1PP1R1PP/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Nh5 ]

b)
Vincent Keymer vs Andrei Macovei, Rymanow-Zdroj, 2017
4n3/5p1k/6pp/1bpP1q2/1r1b4/1PN4P/P2Q1PPB/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxb5 Rxb5 Rxe8 if Qxd5 Be5 ]

c)
Vincent Keymer vs Andrius Brazdzionis, Tarvisio, 2017
5rk1/pbr3pp/1p6/nR1q3N/5p2/3B2Q1/P4PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxf4 if Qc6 Ne6 Qxe6 Qxc7 ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Vincent Keymer vs Allan Stig Rasmussen, Helsingor, 2018
7k/p1r4p/3pP2B/1p1BbP2/2p4q/P2nQ2P/8/6RK w - - 1 0
[ Rg8+ Kxg8 e7+ ]

e)
Vincent Keymer vs Jorge Bobadilla, Sitges, 2018
r3r3/pp1b1pk1/3p1qpp/1Pn5/2PQ4/2N3PP/P4PB1/3R1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxf6+ Kxf6 Nd5+ Kg7 Nc7 ]

1e)
Vincent Keymer vs Jorge Bobadilla

Vincent Keymer puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Christina Winterholler vs Vincent Keymer, Bamberg, 2018
2q3k1/3n2pp/p2rp3/2b5/2QR1P2/2N3P1/P6P/3R2K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nb6 ]

b)
Vincent Keymer vs Stefan Kuipers, Wijk aan Zee, 2019
2r5/1Qq1b1pk/p1P1p1p1/4np2/4B3/8/PP3BPP/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Bb6 Qxb7 cxb7 if Re8 Bc7 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Vincent Keymer vs Dinara Saduakassova, Wijk aan Zee, 2019
5Bk1/p4p1p/1qN1b1n1/1p2PpQ1/2p5/8/6PP/2R4K w - - 1 0
[ Qh6 if Nxf8 Ne7+ ]

d)
Black mates in 2.
Matthias Bluebaum vs Vincent Keymer, Internet, 2020
2q3kb/1b3p2/pp3Rp1/8/8/P3p3/1P5P/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qg4+ ]

2c)
mate in 4
Vincent Keymer vs Dinara Saduakassova


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