Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Erich Eliskases.
White to move and win except where noted.

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

a)
White Mates in 7. Eliskases vs Siegfried Wolf, 1935
2bk4/3nr1p1/p2QB3/1p3P2/2p4p/2q2N2/Pb5P/3RR2K w - - 0 1
[ Qb6+ Ke8 Bxd7+ Bxd7 Rxe7+ w/Qd6+ ]

b)
Eliskases vs Karel Treybal, Podebrady, 1936
3rn1bR/6k1/3r1p2/2pNpPp1/1pP1P1P1/pP1B4/P7/2K4R w - - 0 1
[ Ne7 if Kf7 Rxg8 Ng7 Rxd8 or if Nc7 Nxg8 Rxg8 R8h7+ ]

c)
Eliskases vs Pablo Michel, Bad Elster, 1938
1rbqk2r/4nppp/p3p3/8/3N4/5B2/PP1Q1PPP/3RK2R w Kk - 0 1
[ Bc6+ Bd7 Nxe6 fxe6 Bxd7+ w/Qf4+ ]

d)
Eliskases vs August Preusse, Bad Harzburg, 1938
r1b1r1k1/4bpp1/p3pn1p/1p2q3/7B/P1N1P3/1PQ2PPP/1B1R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 Bxg6 Qh7+ Kf8 Be4 w/Bc6 ]

e)
White Mates in 6. Eliskases vs Theodore Regedzinski, Lodz, 1938
1rrqb2R/p1p1bpk1/2n1pnp1/6N1/3PNP2/p3P3/BPQB2P1/2K4R w - - 0 1
[ Nxf6 if Kxf6 Ne4+ Kf5 Nf2+ or if Rxb2 Rg8+ ]

Eliskases Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Eliskases vs Max Eisinger, Bad Oeynhausen, 1939
4q2k/1b1n2pp/pp1b1p2/4pBn1/1PQ5/4NNP1/PB2PP1P/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxg5 fxg5 Qd3 Qe7 Nc4 ]

b)
Eliskases vs Alfredo Olivera, Mar del Plata, 1948
3R4/1p2r1pk/p3p1bp/4N3/1PP5/P3R2P/r5PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rh8+ ]

c)
Eliskases vs Walter Cruz, Mar del Plata, 1949
3rk3/Q2nqp1r/2B1p3/7p/8/b5P1/P4P1P/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7 Rxd7 Qa8+ Qd8 Bxd7 if Kxd7 Rd1+ ]

d)
Eliskases vs Romero, Habana, 1952
3n3r/p3k1p1/1pb2pBp/8/1P3P1P/6P1/PB1R1K2/8 w - - 0 1
[ b5 if Bxb5 Ba3+ mates or if Bb7 Ba3+ Ke6 f5+ Ke5 Bb2+ ]

e)
Eliskases vs Hermann Steiner, Habana, 1952
R1b4r/1p4k1/2p4q/2P2p2/1P1Np1p1/4P1P1/5P2/5QK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxf5+ if Bxf5 Qa1+ ]

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