King-pawn Opening Series



Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Falko Bindrich.
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)
Falko Bindrich vs Reinhold Mueller, Germany, 2000
3qkr2/1Q2n1bp/p7/3p1R2/8/8/PPP3P1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd5 if Bd4+ Kh2 ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Falko Bindrich vs Nicolas Lubbe, Willingen, 2001
r1b2r2/pp3pk1/2p1pNpp/1q2P1Q1/8/6R1/PP3PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxh6+ Kxh6 Rh3+ Kg5 f4+ ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Falko Bindrich vs Josip Janusic, Bad Zwesten, 2002
1r3r1k/3R3p/p1p2Pp1/q3p1P1/2P1P3/2b5/1PPQ4/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qd7+ ]

d)
Falko Bindrich vs Ilja Baeumler, Winterberg, 2002
8/1p1k4/4q3/pb1p4/3Pn1Q1/8/PP4P1/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rc7+ if Kd6 Qf4+ ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Falko Bindrich vs Stefan Fruebing, Winterberg, 2002
1qr5/5pk1/3p2p1/1prQ2P1/4Pp2/1P6/2P5/1KR4R w - - 1 0
[ Rh7+ ]

Falko Bindrich puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Falko Bindrich vs Frederik Beck, Willingen, 2005
3r3r/4k1p1/2q2bQp/ppnRpP2/4P3/PP3B2/K1P5/3R4 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe5+ ]

b)
Falko Bindrich vs Davor Rogic, Kusadasi, 2006
3q1rk1/R4p1p/1r1n2p1/1ppPQ1P1/8/2P1R3/1PB3P1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxg6 if hxg6 Rh3 f6 Rh8+ or if Qc8 Bxh7+ Kxh7 g6+ Kxg6 Rg3+ ]

c)
Falko Bindrich vs Robert Eames, Hastings, 2007
r4rk1/1bp2pb1/1p2pnpp/p3N3/P1BP1q2/1QP2N2/1P3PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ g3 if Qf5 Nh4 Qg5 f4 Qh5 Be2 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Falko Bindrich vs Zhong Zhang, Berlin, 2015
4rbk1/5rp1/1q2pQ1P/3pB3/1p1P4/2P3R1/1P3PP1/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ h7+ Kxh7 Qxf7 ]

e)
White mates in 3.
Falko Bindrich vs Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, Austria, 2016
r1b2k2/pp2bpp1/1qn1pN1p/4P3/2BR2Q1/8/PP3PPP/5RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Qxg7+ Kxg7 Rg4+ ]

f)
White mates in 4.
Falko Bindrich vs Joerg Abramowski, Bangkok, 2017
r5kr/pp4b1/1np4p/2q1PQ2/7B/1RP1P2P/P3BP1P/4K3 w - - 1 0
[ Qe6+ Kf8 Bh5 ]

g)
Falko Bindrich vs Robert Bellin, Douglas, 2017
2b3k1/7p/1r1npp2/ppN5/8/1P3BP1/P4P1P/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne4 ]


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