Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Duncan Suttles.
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 7. Suttles vs David Blohm, San Juan, 1965
r1kq1nr1/pp3pp1/7p/1QPpBp2/3P3P/4R3/PP3PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ c6 Qb6 cxb7+ Kxb7 Qxd5+ Qc6 Rb3+ ]

b)
White Mates in 6. Suttles vs Brian Potter, Vancouver, 1965
4n2k/8/1p3pPB/2p1p2N/1bb1P3/8/8/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6 if Nxf6 Nxf6 or if Bg3 Rf8 ]

c)
Suttles vs Wolfgang Pietzsch, Lugano, 1968
3b2k1/1b1r1p1p/6q1/pp3N2/1npBP3/6Q1/PPP3B1/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qe5 f6 Qe6+ Rf7 Rf3 if Bc7 Ne7+ ]

d)
Suttles vs Bachtiar Sampouw, Surakarta, 1982
4rr1k/p1q3pp/pbp5/3n4/R3n3/2P2QPP/1P3PBK/2BN1R2 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe4 ]

e)
Bent Larsen vs Suttles, Sousse, 1967
3q1rk1/p3ppb1/1r4p1/2p2BN1/PpP1Qn2/8/1PP3PP/R4R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...e5 ]

f)
Hans Ree vs Suttles, Lugano, 1968
2r2r1k/pp2pBb1/3p3p/6pQ/8/8/P1PqR1PP/5R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxf7 ]

g)
Alexander Szabo vs Suttles, Vancouver, 1984
r2qk2r/1b6/3ppp2/2p1n2N/Pp1nP2P/1P3N2/4BPP1/R2QR1K1 b kq - 0 1
[ ...Nxe2+ ]




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