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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jules Moussard.
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)
White mates in 3.
Jules Moussard vs A Genin, France, 2002
2k1n3/ppPr2pp/8/4Bp2/3P4/3q1B1P/PP4P1/R1Q3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxb7+ Kxb7 c8/Q+ ]

b)
Jules Moussard vs Kim Cabanes, France, 2003
r2q1rk1/1p1nnppp/p3p1b1/1B1pP3/N2B1P2/8/PPPQ2PP/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxd7 Qxd7 Nb6 ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Jules Moussard vs Juliette Auvray, France, 2004
r2r1b2/pp3Rnk/3p2p1/q2Bn1P1/8/1PN1B3/1PPQ4/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh2+ Kg8 Rxg7+ ]

d)
White mates in 6.
Jules Moussard vs Jean-Renaud Lagunes, Chartres, 2005
r3rnk1/qp2b1p1/p1p2pP1/3p3Q/1P6/PB6/1B4PP/4RR1K w - - 1 0
[ Bxd5+ cxd5 Qxd5+ Kh8 Rf5 ]

e)
Jules Moussard vs Daniel Hunt, Kemer, 2007
5r1k/p3qr2/1p2bpp1/2p1b2p/P1PpPB1P/3P2P1/1P1Q1RBK/5R2 w - - 1 0
[ Bxe5 if fxe5 Qh6+ Kg8 Qxg6+ ]

1e)
Jules Moussard vs Daniel Hunt

Jules Moussard puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Jules Moussard vs Anatole Bach, Aix les Bains, 2009
r1b1k2r/p1p1b1p1/2p5/3pNP2/3Pp1Q1/2N5/PqP2P1P/R3K2R w KQkq -1 0
[ Qg6+ Kd8 Nxc6+ ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Jules Moussard vs Jean-Baptiste Neri, Aix les Bains, 2009
3r1rk1/5p1p/1p1qbRpP/p1p1Q3/P1PnP3/1P4P1/6BK/B4R2 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Jules Moussard vs Gregoire Deslias, Montlucon, 2011
2n2rk1/6pp/8/p1R3NQ/P7/6PP/5PBK/1q6 w - - 1 0
[ Qf7+ Rxf7 Rxc8+ Rf8 Bd5+ ]

d)
Jules Moussard vs Nicolas Cartier, Mulhouse, 2011
Q4b2/1p3qkp/2p3p1/2B1p1n1/1P6/2PP2PP/6BK/8 w - -1 0
[ Bxf8+ Qxf8 Qxb7+ Kh8 Qxc6 ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Jules Moussard vs Ponnuswamy Konguvel, Paris, 2016
8/5p2/1n3kpp/1q1p4/5P2/Qb1PB1P1/7P/5BK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qd6+ Kg7 Bd4+ Kg8 Qd8+ ]

2c)
mate in 4
Jules Moussard vs Gregoire Deslias


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