'Dutch Defense' by wtharvey.com



Here are some chess puzzles from the Dutch, Stonewall (ECO A95).



1.d4 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.g3 e6 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nf3 O-O 6.O-O d5 7.Nc3 c6


Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

a)
Elek vs Heinz Rotzschke, corr., 1990
rnbq1rk1/6pp/pp1bpn2/3p1p2/N2P1B2/5NP1/PP2PPBP/2RQ1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxc8 Qxc8 Bxd6 ]

b)
Jorma Lehtioksa vs Boris Vilents, Finland, 1995
rn1q1rk1/p3b1pp/bppnp3/3pNp2/2PP4/1PN3P1/PB2PPBP/2RQ1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ cxd5 cxd5 Nxd5 if Ne4 Nc7 or if exd5 Bxd5+ ]

c)
Dieter Oehlmann vs Peter Himken, Tuebingen, 1996
2r1brk1/1p2b1pp/p3pn2/3pNp2/P2P4/1qNQ2P1/1P2PPBP/1RR3K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxd5 Rxc1+ Rxc1 Qxb2 Nxe7+ Kh8 Rb1 ]

d)
Raul Rabadan Velasco vs Ricardo Perez Marco, Madrid, 2006
r2q1rk1/p2bb1p1/2p1p2p/1p2B3/2pPBP2/6P1/PPQ4P/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Bh7+ if Kh8 Bxg7+ ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Viktor Pozharsky vs Krasen Stefanov, Varna, 2011
1rb2rk1/pp4pp/5n2/2PN1pN1/4nP2/8/PP2PPBP/2RR2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Ne7+ Kh8 Nf7+ Rxf7 Rd8+ ]

1c)
Dieter Oehlmann vs Peter Himken

Dutch, Stonewall (A95) puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Rafael Espinosa vs Alfredo Esposito, Buenos Aires, 1961
r3b2k/pp1n1q1p/2pBpb2/2Pp1pr1/1P1P1P2/2N1Q1P1/P3P1B1/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qg7 if Be5 Rxg3 Qf2 Bf7 ]

b)
Ing Zdenek Holovsky vs Gyorgy Halasz, corr., 1969
r1b1qrk1/p3b2p/1pp1p3/3pPpp1/2P1n3/1PN2PP1/PBQ1P1BP/3R1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bc5+ if Kh1 Nxg3+ mates ]

c)
Tampe vs Misink, corr., 1972
r1bq1rk1/pp2b1pp/2p1p3/3pPp2/2P1n3/2N2PP1/PP2P1BP/1RBQ1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qb6+ if Kh1 Nxc3 ]

d)
Ehrhard Peiberg vs Hans Petzold, Schney, 2004
r1b1qr1k/1p1nb1pp/2p5/p2pN3/3PpP2/1Q4PB/PP1BP2P/R4RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxe5 if Bxc8 Nc4 Bxb7 Nxd2 ]

e)
Emin Satuev vs Yaroslav Bulygin, Armavir, 2010
r1b2rk1/pp2b2p/2p5/3p2pq/3PPpn1/2N3PP/PP1B1PB1/2RQ1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...f3 if hxg4 Bxg4 Bh1 Rf6 or if Bxf3 Qxh3 Bxg4 Bxg4 f3 Qxg3+ ]

2d)
Ehrhard Peiberg vs Hans Petzold

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