'Sac&Mate' - 1,000 sacs that end in mate



Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Mir Sultan Khan.
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)
Mir Sultan Khan vs Olaf Olsen, Hamburg, 1930
r3r2k/pp3ppp/2pqnn2/3p1NQb/3P4/3B4/PPP2PPP/4RRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6 Qf8 Rxf6 ]

b)
White mates in 6.
Mir Sultan Khan vs Vera Menchik, Scarborough, 1930
r1bq3k/pp2b2B/4p2p/3pP1p1/3P1Np1/2P5/PPQ3P1/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng6+ Kg7 Nf8 or Nxe7 ]

c)
Carl Ahues vs Mir Sultan Khan, Liege, 1930
8/p3N1pk/7p/2q4n/2p2p2/2Pr1P2/P5PP/1Q2RK2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng3+ hxg3 fxg3 w/...Qh5 ]

d)
Ejnar Andersen vs Mir Sultan Khan, Prague, 1931
5rk1/pbp3pp/1p2R3/2b2N2/2P4r/1P2B3/P5PP/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg4 Rf2 Rxf5 Bxc5 Rxf2 ]

e)
Savielly Tartakower vs Mir Sultan Khan, London, 1932
1r3nbr/1qp1k1p1/3p1b2/2p1pPNp/Q3P2P/P1N1B1P1/1PP5/2KR3R b - - 0 1
[ ...c6 w/...Ra8 ]

f)
Mir Sultan Khan vs Asmundur Asgeirsson, Folkestone, 1933
2b1r3/3n1p1p/p1Nb1nk1/3p2p1/N7/2B2PPB/PPR2K1P/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 if Kxf6 Na7 or if Nxf6 Bxc8 w/Ne7+ ]

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