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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Murray Chandler.
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 2.
Murray Chandler vs Ozdal Barkan, Tjentiste, 1975
1r3rk1/1qp2N1p/pnb2PpP/2p1p3/2Q1P3/bPN1B3/P1P2P2/1K4RR w - - 1 0
[ Rxg6+ ]

b)
Murray Chandler vs Roger Perry, Wellington, 1978
r4rk1/1b3p1p/p2ppbp1/8/1q2PP2/2N2B2/1PP3PP/R3QR1K w - - 1 0
[ Nd5 if Qxb2 Rb1 or if Qxe1 Nxf6+ Kg7 Rfxe1 Kxf6 e5+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Murray Chandler vs Robert Gruchacz, Brighton, 1980
3rrbk1/p4pp1/1p5p/2nN3Q/6R1/1q2B1P1/1P3P1P/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ Kg8 Qxh6+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Murray Chandler vs Gisbert Jacoby, Hamburg, 1980
rq3r2/pp1R1ppp/4pk2/8/6Q1/7P/PP3PP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf7+ ]

e)
Murray Chandler vs Constanz Kiffmeyer, Hamburg, 1980
8/p2kB1b1/Bp1Pp1p1/n4r1p/8/8/P4PPP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bc8+ ]

Murray Chandler puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Murray Chandler vs Ralf Hess, Wiesbaden, 1981
1n3q2/p4p1Q/5p1b/2pP4/6Pk/5P2/1P1B1K1P/8 w - - 1 0
[ Kg2 ]

b)
Murray Chandler vs Harry Schussler, Germany, 1982
7r/pp3p1k/2p2rp1/8/4R3/1P1Q3P/q4PP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qd4 if Rf5 Re8 Qxf2+ Qxf2 Rxf2 Rxh8+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Murray Chandler vs Manuel Rivas Pastor, Minsk, 1982
2b3rk/r3bQ1p/p1qp1p2/5p2/Np2PN2/1P1R4/PP4PP/5R1K w - - 1 0
[ Rh3 Rg7 Ng6+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Murray Chandler vs Klaus-Juergen Schulz, Germany, 1983
6k1/2Q5/p3n1p1/1p6/4b3/4q3/1BP5/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Rd8+ ]

e)
Murray Chandler vs Wolfgang Richter, Germany, 1992
3rn1k1/2q1rpb1/2pN2pp/1pPp4/p2P3P/P4Q2/1P1BRPP1/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ba5 ]


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