'Dutch Defense' by wtharvey.com



Here are some chess puzzles from the Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky (ECO A97).



1.d4 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.g3 e6 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nf3 O-O 6.O-O d6 7.Nc3 Qe8


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)
Levente Lengyel vs Laszlo Szollosi, Voros Lobogo, 1955
rnb1r1k1/pp4pp/2pbN3/3p3q/3PnB2/1Q3NP1/PP3PBP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxe4 dxe4 Neg5+ Kh8 Nf7+ Kg8 Nxd6+ Kh8 Ng5 ]

b)
Efstratios Grivas vs A Karali, Athens, 1983
1rb2r1k/p1p3pp/1pn2bq1/2P1p3/8/1Q2BNP1/PP1R1PBP/2R3K1 w - - 1 0
[ cxb6 Na5 Qa3 if cxb6 Qxf8# ]

c)
Vladimir Georgiev vs Manuel Lopez, Merida, 2002
r1b1qrk1/ppp3pp/3ppb2/8/2PnQB2/5NP1/PP3PBP/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxd4 if e5 Nb5 exf4 Qxe8 Rxe8 Nxc7 ]

d)
Olivier Jean vs Jose Gomez, Salon de Provence, 2008
2rn1rk1/ppN3pp/2ppb1q1/5pb1/2P1P3/6P1/PPQB1PBP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxe6 Nxe6 exf5 Qxf5 Qxf5 Rxf5 Bh3 Bxd2 Bxf5 Nd4 Bxc8 ]

1d)
Olivier Jean vs Jose Gomez

Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky (A97) puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Franciscus Henneberke vs Petar Smederevac, Beverwijk, 1964
r4rk1/1ppb2pp/2nppb2/p2P3q/2P1BB2/6P1/PP1QRP1P/R3N1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd4 Re3 e5 ]

b)
Jean Fricker vs Vincenzo Nestler, Rome, 1965
r1b2rk1/pp2b1pp/n1ppp1q1/8/2PPp3/2N3P1/PPQ1PPBP/R1B1R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...e3 if Qxg6 exf2+ ]

c)
Horacio Harper vs Daniel Langier, Buenos Aires, 1992
3r1r1k/ppp3pp/2n1N3/2b4b/2P5/4R1P1/PP3PBP/R1B3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd1+ Bf1 Bxe3 if Nxf8 Bxc1 ]

d)
Nikolay Bodnar vs Efim Rotstein, Lvov, 1997
r1b2rk1/ppp1b1p1/3p2q1/3Pp3/1PP1P2p/R1Q3P1/1P4BP/2B1R2K b - - 0 1
[ ...h3 Bf3 Bg4 Bxg4 Qxe4+ ]

e)
Henryk Lisinski vs Amadeusz Kazimierczak, Mielno, 2007
r1b2rk1/ppp1b1pp/2npN3/7q/2PP2n1/1Q3NP1/PP3PBP/R1B1R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxe6 Rxe6 Nxd4 if Rxe7 Nxb3 axb3 Rxf3
or if Nxd4 Qxh2+ Kf1 Rxf2+
]

2c)
Horacio Harper vs Daniel Langier

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