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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Matthew Sadler.
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 4.
Matthew Sadler vs Adam Collinson, Eastbourne, 1990
q4bk1/2R4p/3r2p1/1p1bQ1P1/1P3p1P/5B2/5PK1/4B3 w - - 0 1
[ Bc3 ]

b)
Kick Langeweg vs Matthew Sadler, Ostend, 1992
6rr/5k2/p2b1n2/1P2N3/1P3q2/4R2P/4Q1P1/R5K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxe5 Rxe5 Qd4+ ]

c)
Matthew Sadler vs Alexandre Boog, Biel, 1993
k2r4/pp3p1p/3n4/3bB3/1P4B1/P5P1/5RP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd6 Rxd6 Rd2 ]

d)
Matthew Sadler vs Valery Loginov, Budapest, 1993
r4rk1/pb1q2pp/1p3p2/3p4/1b1PnP2/2N2Q2/PPB3PP/R1B2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe4 dxe4 Qb3+ ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Matthew Sadler vs Eric Prie, Budapest, 1993
5qk1/2R1Rp2/4pPp1/5r1p/pQ6/Pb3P1P/6P1/7K w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7 ]

1d)
Matthew Sadler vs Valery Loginov

Matthew Sadler puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Matthew Sadler vs Angelo Auletta, Ischia, 1994
1rbqr1k1/2pn1p1R/p2p1bp1/3Pp3/1pP1P3/1P1BBPN1/P2QK1P1/7R w - - 1 0
[ Ba7 if Nf8 Qh6 ]

b)
Matthew Sadler vs Jonathan Mestel, Hove, 1997
r2q1rk1/5pb1/pp2pn1p/2pP1P2/4N1p1/4B3/PPPQ2P1/2KR3R w - - 1 0
[ Bxh6 if Nxe4 Bxg7 Nxd2 f6 mates ]

c)
Black mates in 5.
Ulf Von Herman vs Matthew Sadler, Germany, 2001
2r5/pp6/3kp2p/1Q6/3p4/1KP2q2/PP4rP/R6R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxb2+ if Ka4 Rxb5 Kxb5 Rc5+ ]

d)
Matthew Sadler vs Uwe Boensch, Germany, 2003
r2qr2k/p5p1/1p5p/3N1Q2/2p5/4b1P1/PP4PP/R4R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rae1 if Bc5 Rxe8+ Qxe8 Nc7 ]

e)
Matthew Sadler vs Gerhard Lorscheid, Germany, 2004
5rk1/rq1n1ppp/3p1n2/pB1Pp3/4P3/P3QP2/5NPP/1RR3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ba4 if Qa8 Bc6 or if Qa6 Rc6 ]

2d)
Matthew Sadler vs Uwe Boensch

Matthew Sadler puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Matthew Sadler vs Anne Haast, Wijk aan Zee, 2012
2r1r1k1/3R1p1p/p4B1P/1p2Pp2/2n5/2b2NP1/P4P2/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ e6 if Bxf6 exf7+ or if fxe6 Rg7+ ]

b)
Ryan Griffiths vs Matthew Sadler, England, 2013
4k3/1p5p/p1p4q/3p1b2/1P1P1Qn1/P4PP1/6B1/2B2K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bd3+ if Ke1 Qe6+ ]

c)
Matthew Sadler vs Jonathan Speelman, England, 2017
2k1r1nr/2p3pp/1pn1p3/4PpB1/2p5/2N5/2P2PPP/R2R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ra8+ Nb8 Nb5 if Re7 Rxb8+ or if Kb7 Ra7+ ]

d)
Black mates in 2.
Rick Frischmann vs Matthew Sadler, Maastricht, 2017
6k1/6pp/1p4r1/p2p4/3B1p2/PP3N1q/4QPrP/R6K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxh2+ ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Harmen Jonkman vs Matthew Sadler, Haarlem, 2019
4r1k1/p4pp1/3r4/6qp/3P1P2/1N1R2b1/P7/5RKQ b - - 0 1
[ ...Bh2+ if Kf2 Qh4+ Kg2 Rg6+ or if Kxh2 Re2+ Rf2 Rxf2+ ]

3d)
mate in 2
Rick Frischmann vs Matthew Sadler

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