Here are some chess puzzles from the games of John Cochrane.
White to move and win.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your mouse from one bracket to the other.

a)
Cochrane vs Howard Staunton, London, 1842
3r2k1/5p1p/4nRp1/3B4/8/3Q2P1/1qP3KP/8
[ Rxe6 ]

b)
Cochrane vs Howard Staunton, London, 1842
1r1qnrk1/3n1ppp/5b1B/2p1pN2/p3P3/P2P1RQ1/B1P3PP/2K2R2
[ Nxg7 w/Bxg7 & Rxf7 ]

c)
Cochrane vs Howard Staunton, London, 1842
6k1/pp1q2p1/4rPQp/6pP/2p5/8/PPp5/5RK1
[ f7+ w/Qxg7+ ]

d)
Cochrane vs Howard Staunton, London, 1842
7k/4r2r/2pN1R2/p7/8/7P/6P1/4nRK1
[ Rf8+ w/Ne8+ or Re8 ]

e)
Cochrane vs Howard Staunton, London, 1842
2b5/p1p4k/2p1r1pp/3pPr2/2qP1P2/R3B3/PQ5P/1R5K
[ Rc1 w/Qxb5 & Rxc7+ ]




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