Here are some chess puzzles from the Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line (ECO D79).



1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 d5 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.Nf3 O-O 6.O-O c6 7.cxd5 cxd5



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)
Maxim Logunov vs Konstantin Filchenkov, Tomsk, 2002
r1b2rk1/pp3pbp/2n1pnp1/3pN1B1/N2q4/6P1/PP2PPBP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxc6 ]

b)
Black to move and win. Josef Haas vs Oliver Gesing, Bayern, 2005
2rq1rk1/1p2ppbp/p5p1/n4b2/Q1NP4/4B1P1/P3PPBP/R1R3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxc4 Rxc4 b5 ]

c)
Naum Levin vs Yuri Rostovtsev, Kiev, 1961
r1b2rk1/pp2pp1p/2n3p1/q2N2B1/Q7/6P1/Pb2PPBP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxa5 Nxa5 Bxe7 Re8 Bf6 Be5 f4 ]

d)
Garry Kasparov vs John Nunn, Brussels, 1986
r1bq2k1/pp4bp/6p1/4p3/3nN3/4B1P1/PP4BP/3R1QK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 Qe7 Bd5+ Kh8 Nf7+ Kg8 Bxd4 exd4 Re1 ]

e)
Black to move and win. Irina Andreeva vs Anna Dushenok, Volgograd, 1996
r2qr1k1/p4pbp/2p3p1/1bQp4/3P1B2/2P3P1/P4PBP/R3R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe1+ Rxe1 Bf8 ]

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