Catalan Opening: E01-E09


Characteristic puzzles from miniatures.


Catalan, Closed - E01:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.Bg2



B Herlemann vs
Norbert Fruehe,
Germany, 1993
White mates in 2.


Miquel Sola Lluch vs
Francisco Alonso Rodriguez,
Sta Eulalia de Roncana, 2009
White mates in 2.


Markus Lindinger
vs Axel Neffe,
Germany, 2000
White mates in 3.


Pablo Glavina vs
Antonio Hernando,
Zaragoza, 2003
White mates in 4.


Quoc Nguyen
vs Sy Le,
Vietnam, 2004
Black mates in 4.


Plamen Mladenov
vs Ilia Tsvetkov,
Plovdiv, 2008
White mates in 5.


Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4 - E02:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.Bg2 dxc4 5.Qa4+



Mihail Kopylov vs
Michael Wiertzema,
Travemunde, 2002
White mates in 4.




Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3 - E04:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.Bg2 dxc4 5.Nf3



Johannes Steckner
vs Josef Gabriel,
Baden-Wuerttemberg, 1996
White mates in 2.


Daria Zaichenko
vs Varvara Repina,
Dagomys, 2009
White mates in 2.


Dmitry Svetlov
vs Kirill Vorobiov,
Moscow, 2008
White mates in 3.


Boris Gulko vs
Alexander Zakharov,
Volgodonsk, 1983
White mates in 3.


Ivan Ivanisevic vs
Hafizulhelmi Mas,
Biel, 2008
White mates in 3.


Rafe Martyn vs
Weiming Goh,
Beijing, 2008
Black mates in 3.




Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3 - E06:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nf3



Juraj Hukel vs
Frantisek Zamecnik,
Slovakia, 1994
Black mates in 2.


Gedeon Barcza vs
Octav Troianescu,
Karlovy Vary, 1948
White mates in 3.


Robert Bator vs
Jakob Henriksson,
Stockholm, 1993
White mates in 3.


Andreas Priesner
vs Franz Lachmaier,
Germany, 2000
White mates in 4.


Panagiotis Adamantidis vs
Jean-Baptiste Vauthier,
Zuerich, 2004
White mates in 5.




Catalan, Closed - E07:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nf3 O-O 6.O-O Nbd7



Rostislav Taborsky
vs Jonathan Walton,
New York, 2015
White mates in 2.




Catalan, Closed - E08:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nf3 O-O 6.O-O Nbd7 7.Qc2



Emil Stefanov
vs Marton Acs,
Gyor, 2014
White mates in 3.


Artyom Zubritskiy
vs Vadim Moiseenko,
St. Petersburg, 2014
Black mates in 3.


Ioan Cosma vs
Valentin Economescu,
Bucharest, 2008
White mates in 5.


Catalan, Closed - E09:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nf3 O-O 6.O-O Nbd7 7.Qc2 c6 8.Nbd2



George Miroiu vs
Cornelius Stuparu,
Voineasa, 2010
White mates in 2.


Bo Jacobsen vs
Josef Vrchotka,
Teplice, 2013
White mates in 3.




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