6 Puzzles:  Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 (B66)

6 Puzzles: Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 (B66)

WTHarvey
WTHarvey
Sep 7, 2008, 6:30 AM |
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Here are six puzzles from the Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack.  All puzzles are taken from positions in the first 24 moves of the game.  As a refresher, here's the first 7 moves:  1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 a6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first three puzzles are White to move and win (the first is a 'Mate in 10') and the last three are Black to move and win.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Richter-Rauzer puzzles can be found at http://www.wtharvey.com/b66.html