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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Robert Kempinski.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)
Robert Kempinski vs Marek Vokac, Ceske Budejovice, 1992
2brr1k1/pp1n1pbp/1np3p1/q1p1P3/8/2N1B1PP/PP1N1P2/1R1QRBK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nb3 Qb4 a3 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Robert Kempinski vs H G Uffelmann, Bad Wiessee, 1997
6r1/3Q2b1/p1p4k/2P1P1N1/q6B/5p1P/P3R1P1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf7+ Kg6 Qe6+ ]

c)
Robert Kempinski vs Primoz Soln, Pula, 1998
4rk2/ppb2r2/5NQ1/3p4/5P2/1P2P3/Pq4PP/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qg8+ Ke7 Nxd5+ ]

d)
Robert Kempinski vs Aleksander Hnydiuk, Plock, 2000
3r1rk1/pb2b1pp/1pn1pn2/8/P2P4/5N2/Bq1B1PPP/R2QR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxe6+ Kh8 Ra2 ]

e)
Robert Kempinski vs Mikhail Ulibin, Bydgoszcz, 2000
5rk1/5pp1/1q5p/3nP2P/4N3/1b4Q1/1P2BR2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ if Kh8 Nd7 or if Nxf6 exf6 g6 hxg6 ]

1a)
Robert Kempinski vs Marek Vokac

Robert Kempinski Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 3.
Robert Kempinski vs Vlastimil Babula, Germany, 2001
2q4r/1Q2nk2/1R6/p4pR1/4pP2/7P/6P1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rg7+ ]

b)
Robert Kempinski vs Piotr Dobrowolski, Dzwirzyno, 2004
8/p3qp1k/4pp2/1r5p/4P2P/5QR1/5PP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ e5 Rxe5 Qa8 ]

c)
Robert Kempinski vs Yuriy Kryvoruchko, Polanica Zdroj, 2006
1r2q3/6pk/3R4/4P1Qp/2B3b1/p5P1/8/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rh6+ gxh6 Bd3+ Kh8 Qxh6+ Kg8 Bc4+ ]

d)
Robert Kempinski vs Bogdan Grabarczyk, Opole, 2007
2bR1rk1/p6p/p5p1/8/N5P1/3R3P/1P3r2/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc8 ]

2c)
Robert Kempinski vs Yuriy Kryvoruchko

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