Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Georg Kieninger.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.

a)
Georg Kieninger vs Walter Niephaus, Essen, 1948
b4rk1/4b1pp/1q1p4/1p2pp2/4P3/6P1/1PPQNPBP/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxa8 Rxa8 Qd5+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Georg Kieninger vs Gennadi Stein, Dusseldorf, 1951
r1rq3k/5b1p/p4R1B/2p2P2/2p4Q/2P3R1/PP1p2PP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bg7+ Kg8 Qxh7+ Kxh7 Rh6+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Paul Troeger vs Georg Kieninger, Bad Pyrmont, 1949
4r2k/p2R2pp/8/1Q2BP2/8/2r5/2q3PP/4K2R b - - 0 1
[ ...Re3+ Kf1 Qxf5+ ]

d)
Walter Sahlmann vs Georg Kieninger, Bad Pyrmont, 1950
7r/p2kn2p/nppbrp2/3p4/3P4/2P1BRNP/PP1N2P1/R5K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxg3 Rxg3 Nf5 ]

e)
Christian Poulsen vs Georg Kieninger, Beverwijk, 1951
5rk1/3rbppp/p3p3/1p1b4/3B4/PN3P2/1PP3PP/3RR2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxb3 cxb3 Rfd8 ]


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