If you are looking to pick up a new opening for Black against 1.e4, you might be interested in the Schliemann Defence and in the book with a collection of tactics in this opening, it is available both in Kindle and Paperback versions. It is also available on Kobo. The second volume covers combinations in the games played in the repertoire lines and illustrate typical tactical ideas for Black. Here are some sample training exercises that illustrate the combinations in 4.Bxc6 system. Scroll down to see the solutions.

 

 

Pinto – Lestao, 2012

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Black’s turn


Auschkalnis – Tohidi, 1995

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Black’s turn


Hamalainen – Puhakka, 1992

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Black’s turn

 

 

Solutions

 

Pinto, Henriquez Rodrigo – Lestao, Balseiro Adrian, 2012

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. Nxe5 Qd4 6. Nf3 Qxe4+ 7. Kf1 Bd6 8. d3 Qe7 9. g3 Nf6 10. Kg2 O-O 11. Re1 Qd7 12. Nc3 f4 13. Ng1 f3+ 14. Kh1 Ng4 15. Ne4 Qf5 16. h4

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16. … Qxe4 17. dxe4 Nxf2+ 18. Kh2 Nxd1 19. Rxd1 f2 0-1


Auschkalnis, Reinhard – Tohidi, Mehraz, 1995

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. Qe2 fxe4 6. Qxe4 Bd6 7. d3 Nf6 8. Qe2 O-O 9. O-O Bg4 10. Bg5 Qd7 11. Nbd2 Rae8 12. h3 Bh5 13. Rfe1 Qf5 14. Bh4 Nd5 15. Bg3 Nf4 16. Qf1

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16. … Nxh3+ 17. gxh3 Bxf3 18. Re3 Bd5 -/+ 19. Rae1 Bc5 20. R3e2 Qg6 21. Kh2 Rf5 22. Rxe5 Rexe5 23. Rxe5 Bxf2 24. Bxf2 Rxe5 25. c4 Qg5 26. cxd5 Qxd2 27. dxc6 bxc6 0-1


Hamalainen, L. – Puhakka, Erkki, 1992

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. Qe2 Bd6 6. exf5 Nf6 7. O-O O-O 8. d3 Bxf5 9. Bg5 Qe8 10. Nbd2 Qh5 11. Bxf6 Rxf6 12. Ne4 Bxe4 13. Qxe4 Rf4 14. Qe3

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14. … e4 15. dxe4 Rxf3 16. gxf3 Qxh2# 0-1

 

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