Here are some chess puzzles from the King's Indian, Classical 6.Be2 (ECO E91).



1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 O-O 6.Be2



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)
Eric Prie vs Janos Flesch, Manchester, 1982
r2q1rk1/5p1p/2npp1pQ/2nN4/1p2P3/6N1/PP3PPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nh5 ]

b)
Peggy Seidel vs Corinna Heinze, Germany, 1991
rnb1r1k1/ppq2p1p/2p2bp1/2B1p3/2P1P2N/Q5P1/PP2BP1P/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Bd6 Qb6 c5 ]

c)
Ulrich Falk vs Mathias Hausknecht, Hessen, 1992
r1bq1rk1/pp2ppbp/2np2p1/8/2PNP1n1/2N1B3/PP2BPPP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg4 if Bxg4 Nxc6 ]

d)
Javier Caramia vs Juan Del Giudice, Villa Ballester, 1993
r1bqr1k1/pppnp1bp/4p1p1/8/2P3n1/2N2N2/PP2BPPP/R1BQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 if Nde5 Bxg4 ]

e)
Vlado Zaric vs Anis Balic, Yugoslavia, 1994
r2r2k1/p3qpbp/3pnnp1/1Pp1p1B1/2P1P3/2N2B2/P2Q1PPP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nd5 ]

Recent E91 Games


E91 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Igor Berezovsky vs Valery Allegro, Geneva, 1995
r5k1/ppp4p/3p1qp1/5r2/1PP1Rn2/2N1Q3/P4PPP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf4 if Rxf4 Nd5 ]

b)
Jose Aoiz vs Alberto Gonzalez Freixas, Catalunia, 1996
r4rk1/p4pbp/2pp2p1/q7/2nBPP2/2N5/PP4PP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg7 ]

c)
Miklos Mincsovics vs Vary Papp, Hungary, 1996
r3nrk1/ppp3bp/8/5p2/2bq1B2/2N5/PP2B1PP/R3QR1K w - - 0 1
[ Be3 if Qxe3 Bxc4+ ]

d)
Tomas Polak vs Thorsten Heedt, Biel, 1998
1r3rk1/1pqbp1bp/p5p1/P2Ppp2/1pn1P3/2N1BP1P/Q3B1P1/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ d6 ]

e)
Jurij Vasiljev vs P Woelwer, Rheinhausen, 2001
rnb1qrk1/pp2p1bp/3p2p1/2pP2N1/2P1B3/8/PP3PPP/R1BQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxh7 if Kxh7 Qh5+ Kg8 Bxg6 ]

E91 Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Suheyl Aydinalp vs Mert Ozdemir, Izmir, 2002
r4rk1/pp1qp2p/3p2p1/2pP1b1n/2P2P2/2QB2N1/PP4PP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf5 ]

b)
Federico Madiai vs Pierluigi Sanzani, Bratto, 2006
r1b2rk1/1p3pb1/pP1p2pp/2qN4/2PpP3/8/1PQ1BPPP/3R1R1K w - - 0 1
[ b4 ]

c)
Jukka Johansson vs Matti Tommiska, Finland, 2007
rn1qr1k1/pp3p1p/3p2p1/2pP1N2/2P1n3/2b4P/PP2BPP1/R1BQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nh6+ if Kf8 Bd3 Bd4 Bxe4 ]

d)
Jay Bonin vs Dennis Moore, Parsippany, 2007
r1b2rk1/pp2qpbp/5np1/2n1p3/2P1P3/B1N2N2/P3BPPP/1R1Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nd5 ]

e)
Anton Klimov vs Sergey Soloviev, Novokuznetsk, 2008
rn1q1r1k/p1p1p1bp/1p1p2p1/2P2b2/3Pn3/1QN1BN2/PP2BPPP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe4 Bxe4 Ng5 w/Nf7+ ]

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