## "Tactics in the Queen's Gambit" by wtharvey.com

### Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Eva Moser. 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)
Eva Moser vs Christoph Witzany, Austria, 1998
r1b2rk1/ppp1bppp/2n5/6Bq/3pN3/5N2/PPP2PPP/R2QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng3 if Qg6 Bxe7 ]

b)
Eva Moser vs MIsa Hrenic, Feffernitz, 2004
r1b2rk1/npp1qpp1/1b1p3p/1P2p3/2N1Pn2/B1PP1N2/2Q1BPPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd6 if cxd6 Nxb6 ]

c)
White mates in 6.
Eva Moser vs Vincencij Piber, Feffernitz, 2000
3r1r1k/pp2Nppp/1n1Q4/8/8/1P4P1/PB2PP1P/5K2 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg7+ Kxg7 Nf5+ Kg8 Qf6 ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Eva Moser vs Christin Andersson, Warsaw, 2001
3q1rk1/1pp1bp2/4rnpQ/p2N3p/2P5/4PP2/PB1P3P/2K3RR w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6+ fxg6 Qxg6+ Kh8 Qh6+ Kg8 Rg1+ ]

e)
Eva Moser vs Miguel Reynes Gonzalez, La Pobla de Lillet, 2007
r1n3k1/pp1rppbp/2p1n1p1/P7/1q1PP1P1/4BN1P/1PQ2P2/R2R1BK1 w - - 0 1
[ e5 w/Ra4 ]

1d)
mate in 5

Eva Moser Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Eva Moser vs Stefan Zoister, Aschach, 1999
5rk1/p5b1/b1n3P1/1q2pNp1/3pn3/Pp1P4/1P6/R1BQNBK1 w - - 0 1
[ a4 if Qb6 dxe4 ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Eva Moser vs Katarzyna Jurkiewicz, Oropesa del Mar, 1998
Rb5r/1k1r2p1/1BR4p/3P1Q2/1P2p3/8/5PPq/5K2 w - - 0 1
[ Ra7+ Bxa7 Qxd7+ Qc7 Qxc7+ Ka6 Bxa7+ ]

c)
Eva Moser vs Enrico Pepino, Arvier, 2007
4r1k1/p5qp/b2P2p1/2p1P3/2Nb2P1/6BP/P5B1/3Q3K w - - 0 1
[ Qa4 ]

d)
Eva Moser vs Peng Zhaoqin, Warsaw, 2001
2kr4/p4rp1/1p2Rb2/2pR4/2P5/1P4B1/P4PK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rc6+ if Kb7 Rxf6 ]

e)
Eva Moser vs Markus Ebner, Austria, 1999
6k1/Qb5p/4P1pB/pp1pq3/2p5/P1P5/2P3PP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qf2 if Qf5 Qd4 ]

2b)
mate in 5
Eva Moser vs Katarzyna Jurkiewicz

Eva Moser Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Eva Moser vs Manuela Schrank, Austria, 1997
2br2k1/1p2rpp1/p1pq2np/2NPp3/4P3/1B3P2/PPR3PP/2QR3K w - - 0 1
[ Rcd2 if Rde8 dxc6 Qxc6 Rd6 Qc7 Rxg6 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Eva Moser vs Paul Meyer, Austria, 1996
4R3/1p3ppk/2p5/2Pp1P1p/1p1P4/rP3N1P/7K/8 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5+ Kh6 Nxf7+ ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Eva Moser vs Viviana Laurent, Oropesa del Mar, 1998
8/p3Rp2/1pkq1pb1/2pr4/5Q2/2P3N1/PP3PP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qa4+ ]

d)
Eva Moser vs Florian Loidl, Linz, 2001
5r2/pr6/7p/2k2P2/2p5/2N4B/P2R4/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Na4+ if Kb4 Rb2+ or if Kc6 Bg2+ ]

e)
Eva Moser vs Ildiko Madl, Austria, 2001
2r3nr/p2kp1b1/1p3p1p/2pB1b1P/3n1Pp1/N1BP2P1/PPP1RN2/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd4 cxd4 Bxg8 Rhxg8 Rxe7+ Kd8 Rxa7 ]

3b)
mate in 3
Eva Moser vs Paul Meyer

Eva Moser Puzzles, Part IV.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Maria Horvath vs Eva Moser, Zwettl, 2012
r2q1rk1/p5bp/2Pp2n1/8/2p1PpP1/5P2/PP1B2P1/RN1QR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd4+ if Kf1 Qh4 ]

b)
Eva Moser vs Clemens Pallitsch, Bad Gleichenberg, 2013
2rr1bk1/2q1np2/1p2pBp1/pPppP1p1/P5P1/3PR3/nP3QBP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rh3 if Bg7 Bxg7 Kxg7 Qf6+ mates ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Eva Moser vs Antoaneta Stefanova, Warsaw, 2013
6kr/p6b/1pp1Npq1/8/3P2Q1/2P1p1P1/PP5P/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rxf6 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Eva Moser vs Gabriela Koskoska, Tromsoe, 2014
6k1/R4n2/2q2Pp1/2p3r1/1pPp4/6Q1/1P4N1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qb8+ ]

4b)
Eva Moser vs Clemens Pallitsch

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