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  • Frank Bendig
    of Germany


          Schmitt – Bendig,Frank
          corr, 1985
          1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.b5 Bd6 5.d4 0–0 6.Nf3 
             (6.c4 Bb4 7.Nc3 Ne4 8.Rc1 Nd7 9.Qb3 Bc3 10.Bc3 Ndf6 11.Bb4 Re8 12.Nf3 
             a5 13.Ba3 b6 14.Bd3 Bb7 15.cd5 Bd5 16.Qc2 Rc8 17.Ne5 g6 18.f3 Nd6 
             19.Qf2 Nd7 20.e4 Bb7 pierre–chrisalvin2005/ 2006/1–0 
          6...Nbd7 7.Bd3 c5N 
             (7...Nb6 8.Nbd2 Na4 9.Rb1 Nb2 10.Rb2 Bd7 11.0–0 Qe7 12.a4 c5 13.c4 
             Rfc8 14.Qb3 b6 15.Ne5 Be5 16.de5 Ng4 17.Nf3 dc4 18.Qc4 Nh6 19.h3 Rd8 
             20.Rd2 Rab8 21.Rfd1 Be8 22.Qf4 Bittner–Witte/corr 1986/1–0 (39)) 
          8.0–0 c4 9.Be2 Qc7 10.Nc3 a6 11.a4 Qa5 12.ba6 ba6 13.Nb1 
             (13.Ba3 Ba3 14.Ra3 Rb8=+) 
          13...Ne4 14.Nbd2 f5 15.c3? 
             (better is 15.Ba3!?=+) 
          15...Nc3–+ 16.Bc3 Qc3 17.Qc1 Qc1 18.Rfc1 Rb8 19.Rc2 Bb7 20.g3 Rfe8 21.Ng5 
             (21...h6 22.Ngf3 g5–+) 
          Engel,M – Bendig,Frank
          corr, 1985
          1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.e4 Bb4 4.Bc4 Qe7 5.Ne2 Nh6 6.Ng3 d6 7.c3 Bc5 8.d4 Bb6 
          9.a4 a6 10.a5 Ba7 11.Nd2 Nf7 12.0–0 0–0 13.f4 Nc6 14.fe5 fe5 15.Qb3 ed4 
          16.Kh1 Nce5 17.cd4 Nc4 18.Nc4 Bd7 19.Rae1N 
             (19.Ne3 b5 20.Nef5 Bf5 21.Nf5 Qd7 22.Rf3 Rae8 23.Re1 Kh8 24.Qe3 Ne5 
             25.Rff1 Nc4 26.Qc3 d5 27.g4 Nb2 28.Qb2 de4 29.h3 Qd5 0–1 
             Engel,M–Bendig,F/corr 1987; 
             19.Qb7 Bb5 20.Rac1 Qd7=) 
          19...Bb5 20.Rf3 Qe6 21.d5 Bc4 
             (better is 21...Qd7!?=+) 
          22.Qc4+= Qd7 23.Ref1 Ng5 24.Rf5 Rf5 25.Rf5 
             (25.Nf5 Kf7 26.h4+–) 
          25...h6= 26.Nh5 
             (better is 26.e5!? de5 27.d6 Ne6 28.dc7=) 
          26...Ne4!–/+ 27.Qf1? 
             (27.Qe4 Re8) 
          27...Nd2–+ 28.Qf4 Re8 29.Qg3 Ne4 30.Qg7 
             (30.Nf6 Nf6 31.Rf6–+) 
          30...Qg7 31.Bg7 Nf2 
             (31...Nf2 32.Rf2 Re1 33.Rf1 Rf1) 
          Bendig,Frank – Gerhard,Heinz
          corr, 1986
          1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d5 3.Be5 Nf6 4.b5 Bd6 
             (4...Nbd7 5.Bb2 Bd6 6.e3 0–0 7.Nf3 Re8 8.c4 Nb6 9.cd5 Nbd5 10.Nc3 Be6 
             11.Qb1 Qe7 12.Nd5 Bd5 13.Qf5 Be4 14.Qg5 h6 15.Bf6 hg5 16.Be7 Be7 17.d4 
             Bb4 18.Kd1 g4 19.Nd2 Taulien,H (2350)–Tiedemann,J (2125)/
    2002/1–0 (47); 
             4...Be7 5.Nf3 Bf5 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Nd4 Bg6 8.e3 Re8 9.Be2 Bc5 10.Nb3 Be3 
             11.Bf6 Bf2 12.Kf2 Qf6 13.Bf3 Bh5 14.Nd5 Qf5 15.Nc7 Bf3 16.Qf3 Qf3 
             17.gf3 Rd8 18.Na8 Nd7 19.Nc7 oliver–game2/internet 2011/1–0) 
             (5.Bd6 Qd6 6.e3 0–0 7.Nf3 Bf5 8.Nc3 c6 9.bc6 Nc6 10.Rb1 Rae8 11.Rb7 
             d4 12.Nb5 Qc5 13.Nc7 Rb8 14.Rb8 Rb8 15.Na6 Bc2 16.Nc5 Bd1 17.Kd1 Rb2 
             18.Nd4 Nd4 19.ed4 Ra2 marcosramos (2410)–bar (1900)/net– 
             2007/1–0 (36)) 
          5...0–0 6.e3 b6 7.c4 c6 8.a4 c5 
             (8...Be6 9.Nf3=) 
          9.Nf3 Re8 10.Be2 Nbd7 11.0–0 Ne5 12.d3 Bb7 13.Nbd2 Nfg4 14.h3 Nh6 15.Rc1 
          dc4 16.Nc4 Bf3 
             (16...Nc4!? 17.dc4 a6+/–) 
             (17.gf3?! Nc4 18.dc4 Qe7=) 
          17...Nf3 18.Qf3 Bc7 19.Rfd1 Qd7 20.d4 cd4 21.Bd4 Qf5 22.Qc6 Be5?? 
             (better is 22...Rac8 23.Nd6 Bd6 24.Qd6 Qh5+–) 
          23.Ne5 1–0
          Bendig,Frank – Zwick,Werner
          corr, 1986
          1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.c4 Be6 4.e3 Nc6 5.b5 Nce7 
             (5...Na5 6.Qa4 b6 7.Nf3 (7.d4 ed4 8.Bd4 Nf6 9.Nf3 Ne4 10.Nbd2 Nc5 
             11.Qc2 Be7 12.Bg7 Rg8 13.Qh7 f6 14.Nd4 Bf7 15.Be2 Qd7 16.Bh5 Rg7 
             17.Qg7 Bh5 18.Qh8 Kf7 19.Qh5 1–0 pereira–tfolv/internet 2009) 
             7...Nh6 8.d4 f6 9.Nbd2 Be7 10.Bd3 0–0 11.Qc2 f5 12.de5 de5 13.Ne5 Bb4 
             14.0–0 Nf7 15.Nf7 Rf7 16.Nf3 Bd6 17.e4 fe4 18.Be4 Nc4 19.Ba8 Qa8 
             20.Ng5 pcmvr (2745)–taxista (2350)/net– 2007/1–0) 
          6.Nf3 f5 7.d4N 
             (7.Be2 Nf6 8.0–0 g6 9.d3 Bg7 10.a4 0–0 11.Nbd2 Qe8 12.Nb3 Rd8 13.a5 
             c6 14.Nfd2 cb5 15.cb5 Qb5 16.d4 Qe8 17.de5 Nd7 18.ed6 Bb2 19.de7 Qe7 
             20.Ra2 Bg7 21.Rc2 Nb8 hal1958–pawnofdoom/HCL–B2164 2003/
          7...e4 8.Nfd2 c6 9.a4 d5 10.Be2 Nf6 11.0–0 g6 12.Qb3 Bh6 13.f4 0–0 14.Na3 
          g5 15.fg5 Bg5 16.Nc2 Ng6 17.Ba3 Rf7 18.bc6 bc6 19.Nb4 Qe8 20.cd5 cd5 
          21.Bb5 Bd7?? 
             (better is 21...Qf8=) 
          22.Rf5!+– Be3 
             (22...Bf5 23.Be8) 
          23.Qe3 Ng4 24.Bd7 
             (24.Rf7!? Ne3 25.Rd7 Nf8+–) 
          24...Ne3 25.Be8 Rf5 26.Bc6 Rd8 27.Re1 Ng4 28.Bd5 Rfd5 29.Nd5 Rd5 30.Bc5 
             (30.Re4?! Nf6 31.Re2 Rd4+/–) 
          30...Nf6 31.Ne4 Ne4 32.Re4 Rd7 
             (32...Kf7 33.Kf2+–) 
          33.Re8 Kf7 34.Ra8 Ke6 35.Ra7 
             (35.Ba7?! Ne7+–) 
          35...Ra7 36.Ba7 Ne7 37.Kf2 Nc6 38.Bb6 1–0
          Bendig,Frank – Zang,R
          corr, 1986
          1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 Nf6 
             (2...Bb4?? 3.Bg7 Nf6 4.Bh8+–) 
          3.b5 d5 4.e3 c5 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c4 0–0 7.Be2 Nbd7 8.0–0 Ng4 
             (8...e5 9.d3=+) 
          9.d3 Nge5 10.Nbd2 Qc7 11.Rc1 Nb6 
             (better is 11...a6!? 12.cd5 ed5 13.Ne5 Ne5 14.Be5 Be5=) 
          12.Ne5 Be5 13.Be5 Qe5 14.cd5 Qd5 15.Qc2 Bd7 16.Bf3 
             (16.Qc5?! Qa2 17.Rc2 Qa5=) 
          16...Qd6 17.Bb7 
             (17.a4 Qc7+–) 
             (better is 17...Bb5 18.Qc5 Qc5 19.Rc5 Bd3+=) 
          18.Ne4+– Qc7 19.Ba6 Nd5 20.a4 Bc8 21.Bc8 Rfc8 22.Qc5 Qd7 23.Qd6 Qe8 24.d4 
          h6 25.Nc5 Rd8 26.Qe5 Rb6 27.Qg3 f5 28.e4 Nf6 29.ef5 ef5 30.Rfd1 Qf7 
          31.Qd3 Nd5 32.Qf3 Rbd6 33.Re1 g5 34.Re5 f4 35.Qe2 g4 
             (35...f3 36.Qf3 Qf3 37.gf3 Rc8+–) 
          36.Ne6 Re8 37.Qg4 Kh8 38.Qg7! 
             (38.Qg7 Qg7 39.Ng7 Re5 40.de5+–) 
          Husslein – Bendig,Frank
          corr, 1986
          1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 b6 4.c4 c5 5.bc5 bc5 6.e3 
             (6.Nf3 Nc6 7.e3 Rb8 8.Qc2 Qb6 9.Bc3 Be7 10.Be2 h6 11.0–0 0–0 12.d3 d6 
             13.Nbd2 Bd7 14.Rfc1 Qc7 15.d4 cd4 16.ed4 e5 17.Nf1 Bg4 18.de5 ½–½ 
             Arutinian,D (2590)–Morchiashvili,B (2415)/Istanbul op 2007) 
             (6...Bb7 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Be2 h6 9.0–0 Bd6 10.Nc3 a6 11.Rb1 Qc7 12.d3 Ne5 
             13.Ne5 Be5 14.f4 Bc3 15.Bc3 d5 16.Be5 Qd7 17.Qb3 Bc6 18.Qb6 0–0 19.Bf6 
             gf6 20.Qc5 dc4 21.dc4 Borrmann,F–Pawlowicz,K/CiF 1992/1–0 (31)) 
          7.Be2 Bb7 8.Bf3 Qb6 9.Qc2 0–0 10.Nc3 d5 11.Rb1 Qa6 12.cd5 ed5 13.Nge2 
             (13.Na4 Rc8 14.Bf6 Bf6 15.Nc5 Qa3=) 
             (13...d4 14.ed4 Bf3 15.gf3=) 
          14...Ne5=+ 15.d4 Nf3 16.gf3 c4 17.a4 Qc6 18.Ng3 Rfe8 19.Kg2 Bd6 20.Nb5 Ba6 
          21.Bc3 Bb5 22.ab5 Qd7 23.b6 ab6 24.Rb6 Qc7 25.Rfb1 Qd8 26.Nf5 Bc7 27.Rb7 
          Rb8 28.Qa4 Qc8 29.Rb8 Bb8 30.Ng3 Qe6 31.Rb7 Rc8 32.Qb5 Bc7 33.f4 Ne4 
          34.Bb4 Nd6 
             (34...Ng3!? 35.hg3 h6–/+) 
          35.f5 Nb5 
             (better is 35...Nf5 36.Nf5 Qe4 37.Kf1 Qf5 38.Rc7 Qb1 39.Ke2 Qd3 40.Ke1 Qb1 
             41.Ke2 Qd3 42.Ke1 Qb1 43.Ke2=) 
          36.fe6+– fe6 37.Rb5 Bg3 38.Kg3 
             (38.fg3 h6+–) 
             (38...Rc7 39.Rc5 Rb7 40.Rc8 Kf7 41.Bd6+–) 
          39.Rc5 Rc5 40.dc5 c2 41.Ba3 Kf7 42.c6 
             (better is 42.f4!? Ke7+–) 
          42...Ke8 43.Kf4 
             (43.Kf4 Kd8 44.Ke5+–) 
          Engel,M – Bendig,Frank
          corr, 1987
          1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.e4 Bb4 4.Bc4 Qe7 5.Ne2 Nh6 6.Ng3 d6 7.c3 Bc5 8.d4 Bb6 
          9.a4 a6 10.a5 Ba7 11.Nd2 Nf7 12.0–0 0–0 13.f4 Nc6 14.fe5 fe5 15.Qb3 ed4 
          16.Kh1 Nce5 17.cd4 Nc4 18.Nc4 Bd7 19.Ne3N 
             (19.Rae1 Bb5 20.Rf3 Qe6 21.d5 Bc4 22.Qc4 Qd7 23.Ref1 Ng5 24.Rf5 Rf5 
             25.Rf5 h6 26.Nh5 Ne4 27.Qf1 Nd2 28.Qf4 Re8 29.Qg3 Ne4 30.Qg7 Qg7 
             31.Bg7 Nf2 0–1 Engel,M–Bendig,F/corr 1985 (31)) 
          19...b5 20.Nef5 Bf5 21.Nf5 Qd7 
             (21...Qe4 22.Rae1 Qg4 23.Ne7 Kh8 24.Rf7+–) 
             (22.Qg3!? g6 23.d5+/–) 
          22...Rae8= 23.Re1 
             (23.Raf1 Re4 24.d5 Bc5+=) 23...Kh8 24.Qe3? 
             (better is 24.d5 Ne5 25.Be5 de5 26.Ref1=) 
          24...Ne5!–+ 25.Rff1 
             (25.de5 Be3) 
          25...Nc4 26.Qc3 d5 27.g4 
             (27.Ne3 Nb2 28.Qb2 de4 29.Rf8 Rf8–+) 
          27...Nb2 28.Qb2 de4 29.h3 
             (29.Qc3 Qd5 30.Kg2 g6–+) 
          Qd5 0–1
          Bendig,Frank – Windisch,R
          BdF, 1987
          1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.e4 Bb4 4.Bc4 Nc6 5.f4 d6 6.f5 Nge7 7.c3 Bc5 8.d4N 
             (8.Qh5 g6 9.fg6 Ng6 10.Nf3 Na5 11.Bf1 Qe7 12.Nh4 Qf7 13.d4 Bb6 14.Nf5 
             d5 15.Nd2 Nf4 16.Bb5 Nc6) 
          8...ed4 9.cd4 Bb4 10.Nd2 Bd2 11.Qd2 a6 12.Ne2 b5 13.Bb3 Bb7 
             (better is 13...d5!? 14.ed5 Na7=) 
          14.Nf4+= Ng8 15.Qe2 Nh6 16.Qh5 Ke7 17.Ne6 Qe8 18.Qh4 
             (18.Ng7?! Qh5 19.Nh5 Na5+/–) 
          18...Nb4 19.Ng7 
             (19.Nc7 Qc6 20.Na8 Nd3 21.Kd2 Nb2=) 
          19...Qf8 20.Ne6 
             (20.Qh6?! Nd3 21.Kd2 Nb2+/–) 
          20...Qg8 21.0–0 
             (21.Qh6?! Nd3 22.Kf1 Be4+–) 
          21...Nf7 22.d5 Ne5 
             (22...Ng5 23.Qh6 Rf8 24.Rac1 (24.Qf8?! Qf8 25.Nf8 Rf8+–; 24.Nf8?! 
             Qf8 25.Qh4 Nd3+–) 24...Ne6 25.fe6+–) 
             (< 23.Nc7 Qg4 24.Qg4 Ng4 25.Na8 Ba8+–) 
          23...de5 24.Nc7 Rc8 
             (24...Qg5 25.Qg5 fg5 26.Na8 Ra8+–) 
             (25.d6 Kd6 26.Bg8 Kc7 27.Rac1 Bc6 28.Be6+–) 
          Bendig,Frank – Schneider
          corr BdF/I/3691, 1987
          1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.c4 Nf6 4.e3 g6 5.Nf3 Bg7 6.d4 0–0 7.Be2 ed4 8.Qd4 Nc6 
          9.Qc3 Re8 10.0–0 Nh5 11.Qb3 Bb2 12.Qb2 Qf6 13.Nc3 Be6N 
             (13...Bf5 14.Rad1 a6 15.Qb3 Qg7 16.Nh4 Be6 17.Bh5 gh5 18.Nd5 Rac8 
             19.Rfe1 Bg4 20.f3 Bd7 21.e4 Nd4 22.Qc3 c5 23.f4 Rb8 24.Rd3 Kf8 25.bc5 
             dc5 26.Qa5 Rec8 27.Nb6 Bg4 28.Nc8 Dopper,J–Van Embden,A/corr 1990/1–0) 
          14.Rfd1 Ne5 15.Ne5 Qe5 16.Bh5 gh5 
             (16...Qh5? 17.Ne4 Qe5 18.Qe5 de5 19.Nf6 Kf8 20.Ne8 Ke8 21.Rac1+–) 
          17.c5 dc5 18.bc5 h4 
             (18...Qc5? 19.Ne4 Qb6 20.Nf6 Kf8 21.Nh7 Kg8 22.Nf6 Kf8 23.Qa3 c5 
             24.Ne8 Ke8 25.Qc3+–) 
          19.Rac1 b6 20.cb6 ab6 21.h3 Qg7 22.Kh1 ½–½
          (all annotations above by Fritz)



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