## Tactics in the King's Indian

### Here are some chess puzzles from the King's Indian, Fianchetto (ECO E62).1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.Nf3 d6 5.g3

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)
Francisco Garcia Orus vs Michael Littleton, Hague, 1966
2brr1k1/pp3pbp/2pp1np1/q3n1B1/2PN4/1PN3PP/P2QPPB1/2RR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 Bxf6 Ne4 ]

b)
Bruckel vs Karlsson, corr., 1985
5rk1/pp1rppbp/n1p3p1/7q/2PPN3/P3BPP1/1P4QP/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bg5 f6 g4 ]

c)
Attila Honos vs Gabor Portisch, Hungary, 1991
r1b1r1k1/ppqn1pb1/2pp2pp/8/2PQn3/1PN3P1/PB2PPBP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxg7+ Kxg7 Nd5+ Nef6 Nxc7 ]

d)
Adrian Rios Cabello vs Roberto Zega, San Fernando, 1992
r1q1r1k1/pp3pbp/1np1n1p1/4p3/2P1P3/BPNRQ1PP/P4PB1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ c5 if Bf8 Nb1 ]

e)
Goran Arsovic vs Jordan Ivanov, Belgrade, 1993
rnbr2k1/4ppbp/p1p3p1/4n3/NpP5/5NP1/PP3PBP/R1B1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe5 if Bxe5 Nb6 ]

1c)
Attila Honos vs Gabor Portisch

E62 Puzzles, Part II.
White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White mates in 4.
H Vogt vs M Swenson, Badenweiler, 1994
r1bq1rk1/1p3p1p/p2pp1pQ/4n3/3pBN2/6PP/PP2PP2/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nh5 ]

b)
Stefan Blancke vs Renato Liguori, Formia, 1994
1rb2rk1/ppnnppbp/2p3p1/4P3/1q6/2N1BNPP/PP3P2/R2QRBK1 w - - 0 1
[ a3 if Qxb2 Na4 or if Qa5 b4 ]

c)
Nicholas Pert vs Richard Palliser, Hove, 1997
r4rk1/pp1b1pbp/n2p1np1/3Pp3/4P3/PqN1BNPP/1P2QPB1/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rab1 if Nc5 Nd2 Qb6 b4 ]

d)
Timo Paakkonen vs Tauno Turtiainen, Helsinki, 1999
1rb1nrk1/1pq2pbp/p1p3p1/2p1n1B1/4P3/2N2NPP/PPQ2PB1/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe5 if f6 Qb3+ or if Qxe5 Bf4 or if Bxe5 Bd8 or if h6 Nxc6 bxc6 Bf4 ]

e)
Paulo De Souza Haro vs Fabiana De Souza, Brazil, 2001
r1br2k1/pp3pbp/2p2np1/4p1B1/2P5/2N3P1/PP2PPBP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne4 ]

2c)
Nicholas Pert vs Richard Palliser

E62 Puzzles, Part III.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Ulrich Falk vs Peter Gmeiner, Germany, 2001
4rrk1/pppq1p1p/3p2p1/3Nbb2/2P1n3/1P4P1/PB2PPBP/R2QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxe5 if Rxe5 Bxe4 ]

b)
Jiri Jirka vs Patricia Llaneza Vega, Olomouc, 2001
rn2n1k1/pp1bpp1p/1q1p2p1/3P4/4P3/1N4PP/P2B1P2/b2QRBK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ba5 ]

c)
Alexander Razmyslov vs Antonio Brito, Coria del Rio, 2005
1r1qnrk1/ppnbppb1/3p2pp/2pPP1B1/2P5/2N2NPP/PP3PB1/R2QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ exd6 ]

d)
Kristyna Stodolova vs Kristyna Nemcova, Havlickuv Brod, 2005
rn3rk1/pp3pb1/2p1b1pp/3n2Bq/3PN3/5NP1/PP1Q1PBP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ g4 Qxg4 h3 if Qh5 or Qf5 Ng3 ]

e)
Georgui Castaneda vs Sergey Domogaev, Tula, 2007
r3r1k1/1p1n1pbp/p1pp1np1/6q1/1PPBP3/2N2BPP/P1Q2P2/1R3RK1 w - - 0 1
[ h4 if Qh6 Be3 ]

f)
Dinara Alibekova vs J Saranya, Tashkent, 2012
r4rk1/pp4bp/n1p3p1/4p2q/2P1Q3/P3PNP1/1P2N1KP/3RR3 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nc5 g4 Qh6 Qc2 Rxf3 Kxf3 Qh3+ Ng3 Rf8+ ]

g)
Joan Bosch Ricart vs Federico Boscolo, Chioggia, 2012
1r3rk1/p4pbp/2pp2p1/q1n1p3/2PnPP2/1PN1B1PP/P2Q2B1/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxc3 Qxc3 Ne2+ ]

3d)
Kristyna Stodolova vs Kristyna Nemcova

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