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



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

d)
Duncan 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+ ]

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

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

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

1a)
mate in 7
Duncan Suttles vs David Blohm


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