Here are some chess puzzles from the Grunfeld (ECO D80).



1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5



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)
Andreas Liebergesell vs Markus Kerz, Wiesbaden, 1988
r3k2r/pp1b2bp/5pp1/nB1Pp3/7B/4PN2/P2K1PPP/1RR5 w - - 0 1
[ Rc7 if Rd8 Nxe5 or if Bxb5 Rxb5 ]

b)
Hans-Joerg Cordes vs Ubald Greger, Germany, 2000
r1b1kb1r/p1qn1p2/5pp1/2pP3p/Q1B4P/1R6/Pp1BNPP1/1R2K3 w kq - 0 1
[ d6 if Bxd6 Ba5 or if Qxd6 Bf4 ]

c)
Rainer Siegmund vs Oliver Fuchs, Leutersdorf, 2000
1rb2rk1/1p3p1p/p2b1Bp1/3B4/5P2/4P3/P2K2PP/1RR5 w - - 0 1
[ Rb6 ]

d)
Stefan Sitte vs Dirk Ripp, Karlsruhe, 2003
r1b2rk1/1p3pbp/p5p1/2p1n2q/2B2B2/2P1PN2/P1Q2PPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe5 if Bxe5 Be2 ]

D80 Puzzles, Part II. Black to move and win.
a)
Sergey Yuferov vs Yuri Razuvaev, URS, 1972
r3k2r/pp2p2p/5p2/3P1b2/2nPn1p1/1K1N2B1/P4PPP/R4B1R b kq - 0 1
[ ...Ncd2+ if Kb4 Nxf1 Raxf1 Nxg3 ]

b)
Leonid Bass vs Juan Fernandez Aguado, Spain, 1989
r3k2r/pp2ppb1/1q4pp/2pP4/2P1p2B/1P1nP2P/P3QPP1/1K1R1B1R b - - 0 1
[ ...g5 if Bg3 Qf6 ]

c)
L Osowicki vs Joanna Kwiecien, corr., 1992
rnb2rk1/2q1ppbp/5np1/3p4/Np1P4/4PN2/P4PPP/R1BQKB1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxa4 Qxa4 Qc3+ ]

d)
S Gaiefsky vs J Tracz, Detroit, 1992
r4rk1/ppp1ppbp/2n1q1p1/2P5/8/3bP1P1/PP2NPBP/R1B1QRK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc4 if Bf3 Ne5 Kg2 Nxf3 Kxf3 Qe4# ]

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