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.d3 system. Scroll down to see the solutions.

Yudasin – Inkiov, 1982.05.08

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Black’s turn


Dgebuadze – Held Paul, 1999

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White’s turn


Kasparov – Sobeck, 2014.01.02

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Black’s turn


Kozelsky – Kondula, 2014

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Black’s turn

 

 

Solutions :

 

Yudasin, Leonid – Inkiov, Ventzislav, Minsk, 1982.05.08

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 4. d3 fxe4 5. dxe4 Nf6 6. O-O Bc5 7. Nc3 O-O 8. a3 d6 9. Na4 Bb6 10. Nxb6 axb6 11. c3 Kh8 12. Re1 Qe8

119

13. Nd2 Qg6 14. Qf3 Bg4 15. Qe3 Nh5 16. Bf1 Rf6 17. Kh1 Raf8 18. f3 Be6 19. g3

120

19. … Nxg3+ 20. hxg3 Qxg3 21. Bg2 Rh6+ 22. Kg1

121

22. … Rh2 23. Re2

( 23. Qf2 Rxg2+ 24. Qxg2 Qxe1+ -+ )

23. … Bh3 0-1


Dgebuadze, Alexandre – Held Paul, 1999

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 4. d3 fxe4 5. dxe4 Nf6 6. O-O Bc5 7. Bg5 d6 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Nd5 Kh8 10. Bc4 Bg4 11. Nxf6 gxf6 12. Bh6

Here Black should sacrifice an exchange with either Nd4 or Na5, but instead he played the most natural move.

12. … Re8?

122

13. Ng5! Qd7

( 13. … Bxd1 14. Nf7+ Kg8 15. Nxd8+ Kh8 16. Nxc6 bxc6 17. Raxd1 +- )

14. Qxg4!! Qxg4 15. Nf7+ Kg8

123

16. Nxd6+ Re6 17. h3 Qh4 18. Bxe6+ Kh8 19. Bg7+ 1-0


Kasparov, S. – Sobeck, G., 17th Guben New Year 2014, 2014.01.02

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 4. d3 fxe4 5. dxe4 Nf6 6. O-O Bc5 7. Qd3 d6 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Bc4+ Kh8 10. Ng5 Qe8 11. Be3 Nd4 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. Bxd5 Qg6 14. c3 Nf3+ 15. Nxf3 Rxf3 16. Kh1 Bg4 17. Rae1 Qh5 18. Kg1 Raf8 19. Qd1 R8f6 20. Qc1

124

20. … Rh3! 21. f3

( 21. gxh3 Bf3 22. Bg5 Rg6 23. h4 Qxh4 -+ )

21. … Rxh2 22. Bxc5 Qh4! 0-1


Kozelsky, Marek – Kondula, Lukas, 2014

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 4. d3 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. exf5 O-O 8. Nxe5 Bxf5 9. Be3 Bd4 10. c3 Bxe5 11. d4

125

11. … Bxh2+ 12. Kxh2 Ng4+ 13. Kg3 Nxe3 14. fxe3 Qd6+ 15. Rf4 g5 -+ 0-1

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