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Here are some chess puzzles from games of the 2012 Great Britain Championship.
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)
Terence Chapman vs Peter Shaw, North Shields, 2012
2q4r/1p1kb1p1/p2p2Q1/3P3p/5p1P/4B3/PPP5/1K5R w - - 0 1
[ Qe6+ if Kd8 Bb6+ ]

b)
Terence Chapman vs Nicholas Walker, North Shields, 2012
8/2n1nkp1/2rbpp2/p1Np2p1/Pp1P2P1/1P2PP1P/1B2BK2/2R5 w - - 0 1
[ Nb7 if Kf8 Rxc6 Nxc6 Nxd6 or if Ke8 Nxd6+ Rxd6 Rxc7 ]

c)
White mates in 7.
Stuart Conquest vs James Adair, North Shields, 2012
1q1r1b2/1p1b1k2/4p1pp/1Pn5/8/4P1P1/1BQ1BP1P/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bh5 if Ke7 Bf6+ ]

d)
Gawain Jones vs Jonathan Hawkins, North Shields, 2012
5k2/p2q4/1p2nPQ1/1b1p4/r2P3P/5PB1/4R2K/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bf4 if Nxf4 Re8+ mates ]

e)
Paul Townsend vs Dominic Mackle, North Shields, 2012
2r2rk1/p3bppp/b3pn2/2p5/2P5/q3P1P1/PNQB1PBP/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qb3 Qxb3 axb3 ]

1e)
Paul Townsend vs Dominic Mackle

2012 Great Britain Championship Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Marcus Osborne vs William Foo, North Shields, 2012
2r2rk1/6p1/pn4P1/2b2pP1/1p1pqP2/1P1Q3B/P2B4/2R2K1R w - - 0 1
[ Qxe4 fxe4 Be6+ ]

b)
J Jackson vs Matthew Grattage, North Shields, 2012
k5r1/p4p2/P2RbP1p/2p1B1p1/1p4P1/5P2/2P2K2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6 if fxe6 Bd6 ]

c)
Radha Jain vs Alexander Combie, North Shields, 2012
6k1/3q1p2/4p1n1/7p/P6P/1P1R1Q1K/8/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxd3 Qxd3 Nf4+ ]

d)
Dominic Mackle vs David Howell, North Shields, 2012
2r1r1k1/p2q2bp/6p1/2pP2B1/3nR1P1/3Q3P/PP2NP2/4R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe4 Qxe4 Re8 if Qd3 Qxd5 ]

e)
Dietmar Kolbus vs Jean-Luc Weller, North Shields, 2012
8/1p1b1kp1/7p/4r2P/p1Kn2P1/P2PpP2/1P2B3/2B1R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nc2 if Rf1 Bb5+ mates ]

2e)
Dietmar Kolbus vs Jean-Luc Weller

2012 Great Britain Championship Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Henrik Fabri vs Alexander Combie, North Shields, 2012
3r2k1/p4p1b/4pqnp/4N1p1/1P1PB1P1/P5K1/3Q1P2/4R3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxe5+ ]

b)
Roger Coathup vs Jude Lenier, North Shields, 2012
6k1/5pp1/7p/3b4/1p1P4/pP2Q1PP/P1q2P2/2N2K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qd1+ Qe1 Bg2+ ]

c)
Stephen Gordon vs Gawain Jones, North Shields, 2012
8/p5k1/3p4/2pPb2r/1pP5/1P2QNpb/P7/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rf5 if Qd3 Rxf3 Qxf3 Bd4+ ]

3c)
Stephen Gordon vs Gawain Jones


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