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Default Magnus Carlsen Puzzles

Here are some chess puzzles taken from recent games of Magnus Carlsen.

It's White to move and win except where noted.

White Mates in 5.
Carlsen vs Atle Groenn, Sandnes, 2005
r1b4r/p3k1p1/1pQbBR1p/8/3P3q/4P3/P5PP/1R4K1 w - - 0 1

Carlsen vs David Kjartansson, Reykjavik, 2006
2r1kb1r/4ppp1/pq6/1p1R2Bp/6n1/1N5P/PPPQ2P1/3R3K w - - 0 1

White Mates in 6.
Carlsen vs Jon Gunnarsson, Reykjavik, 2006
4Qbk1/p7/1p6/3q1pN1/P1pnp3/6P1/1P3PK1/3R4 w - - 0 1

Black to move and win.
Arkadij Naiditsch vs Carlsen, Wijk aan Zee, 2006
8/1b4p1/5pk1/6qp/1P2pn2/4BP2/P5PP/R4Q1K b - - 0 1

Black to move and win.
Kjetil Stokke vs Carlsen, Oslo, 2006
6k1/Q3pp1p/1p4p1/3qN3/1P1n4/P1r4P/5PP1/4R2K b - - 0 1

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