Here are some chess puzzles from the King's Indian, Saemisch (ECO E81).



1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.f3 0-0

50 King's Indian Saemisch Miniatures (E81)

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)
Black to move and win. Javier Campos Moreno vs Miguel Quinteros, San Pedro de Jujuy, 1981
r1b2rnk/1p4np/p2p1pp1/q1pP4/P2bPPPB/R1NB2NP/1P4K1/3Q3R b - - 0 1
[ ...g5 ]

b)
Krzysztof Pytel vs Ignacy Nowak, Gdynia, 1982
2rqr1k1/pp1n1pbp/3pbnp1/2pN2B1/2P1PP2/2N5/PP1QB1PP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ e5 ]

c)
White Mates in 4. Giuseppe Laco vs Giulio Lagumina, Milan, 1985
r2qr1k1/1p3pP1/p2p1np1/2pPp1B1/2PnP1b1/2N2p2/PP1Q4/2KR1BNR w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 if Qxf6 Rh8+ ]

d)
Black Mates in 2. Maxim Dlugy vs Roman Dzindzichashvili, Canada, 1989
rn3k2/4ppbQ/pqp3p1/5b2/N1n4P/5P2/PPB3P1/2KR2NR b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxb2+ ]

e)
White Mates in 3. Uwe Dietzinger vs Heike Vogel, Germany 1989
r1bqn1rk/1p1np1bp/p1pp2p1/6P1/2PPP3/2N1BPN1/PP1Q4/2KR1B1R w - - 0 1
[ Rxh7+ ]

Recent E81 Games


E81 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Black Mates in 3. Juri Dovzik vs Gregory Canfell, Budapest, 1991
5rk1/pp2p2p/3p2pb/2pPn2P/2P2q2/2N4P/PP3BR1/R2BK1N1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd3+ ]

b)
Black to move and win. Marina Costescu vs Vlastimil Nedela, Stockerau, 1991
r1r3k1/q2b1pbp/p2p1np1/2nPp3/Pp2P1P1/1P1BBPN1/2Q1NK1P/R6R b - - 0 1
[ ...Bh6 if Bxh6 Nxd3+ or if Bxc5 Rxc5 ]

c)
Black to move and win. Timo Kurki vs Hannu Rahunen, corr., 1993
1rb2rk1/3nppbp/p2p1np1/q1p5/2PPP3/N1NBBP2/1PKQ2PP/3R3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qb6 ]

d)
White Mates in 4. Tim Ward vs J Solski, Eastpointe, 1993
r1bqr3/4pkbp/2p1N2B/p2nP1Q1/2pP4/2N2P2/PP4P1/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Qxg7+ Kxe6 Qg4+ ]

e)
Henryk Dobosz vs Wera Spatz, Wuerzburg, 1993
rn2rbk1/pb1q3p/1ppp1p1P/2nPpNp1/2P1P1P1/2N1BP2/PP1Q4/R3KB1R w - - 0 1
[ b4 if Nca6 dxc6 or if cxd5 bxd5 Nca6 Bb5 ]

E81 Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
b)
Josef Steinmacher vs Hans Brender, Hochenheim, 1994
r1bq1r2/1p3pbk/p2ppnpp/2pP4/2P1PPn1/2N1B3/PP1QBNPP/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Nxg4 Nxg4 Bxg4 Qh4+ Qf2 if Qxg4 h3 ]

c)
Black Mates in 7. Francisco Faco vs F Dayan, Brazil, 1995
r2q1rk1/p6p/2p1b1p1/2b1Pp1n/2P5/2N2P2/PPQ1B1PP/3R1R1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng3+ hxg3 Qg5 ]

d)
Primoz Soln vs Wolfgang Wuerschinger, Finkenstein, 1995
rnbq1rk1/ppp2pbp/3p1np1/4p1B1/2PPP3/2N2P2/PP4PP/R2QKBNR w - - 0 1
[ dxe5 dxe5 Qxd8 Rxd8 Nd5 ]

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