Here are some chess puzzles from the Robatsch (ECO B06).



1.e4 g6



Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.
White to move and win except where noted.

a)
Andre Cheron vs Polikier, Chamonix, 1927
r1bqk2r/pppnppbp/6p1/4P2n/2B5/2N2N2/PPP2PPP/R1BQK2R w KQkq - 0 1
[ Bxf7+ Kxf7 (if Kf8 Ng5) Ng5+ ]

b)
Alexander Zlochevskij vs Uros Petakov, Novi Sad, 1988
rnbqk2r/pp4bp/2p3pn/3p1p2/3P3P/2NB1Q2/PPP1NPP1/R1B1K2R w KQkq - 0 1
[ Bg5 if Qd6 Qe3+ ]

c)
H Wilting vs Dirk Altenbernd, Groningen, 1989
r1b1k1nr/pp3pbp/2pq2p1/3Nn3/2B1PB2/5N2/PPP3PP/R2QK2R w KQkq - 0 1
[ Nf6+ if Qxf6 Bxe5 ]

d)
Stefan Gross vs Wolfgang Geiger, Kirchheim, 1990
r1bq2nr/pppn1kbp/3p2p1/4p3/3PP3/2N2N2/PPP2PPP/R1BQK2R w - - 0 1
[ Ng5+ if Ke8 Ne6 ]

Recent B06 Games


B06 Puzzles, Part II. Black to move and win.
a)
John Romo vs Kari Heinola, California, 1992
r1bqkb1r/pp3pnp/2n1p1pB/3pP3/3N4/2N2B2/PPP2PPP/R2Q1RK1 b kq - 0 1
[ ...Nxd4 if Qxd4 Nf5 ]

b)
William Mueller vs Thomas Welz, Baden-Baden, 1993
r2q1rk1/pQb1pp1p/4b2B/3p1p2/3P4/2N5/PP3PPP/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qd6 if g3 Rfb8 ]

c)
Fabian Schmitt vs Jerome Girardon, Montlucon, 1997
r2q3r/pp3kb1/2n3p1/3Npn1p/3p3P/1QP2P2/PP4P1/RNB1K2R b - - 0 1
[ ...Na5 ]

d)
Monteserin Carlos vs Delgado Luis, Asturias, 1999
r4rk1/pp2p1bp/1q1p2p1/4nb2/3N2n1/1PP4P/P2BBPP1/RN1QR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxf2 if Kxf2 Bc2+ or if Qc1 Ned3 Bxd3 Nxd3 Qd1 Bxd4+ ]

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