Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1904.
White to move and win except where noted.

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

a)
White Mates in 3. Napier vs NN, Hastings, 1904
rn4nr/pppq2bk/7p/5b1P/4NBQ1/3B4/PPP3P1/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Qg6+ ]

b)
White Mates in 3. George Marco vs Albert Hodges, Cambridge, 1904
3r4/1nb1kp2/p1p2N2/1p2pPr1/8/1BP2P2/PP1R4/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ Rd7+ ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Jacques Mieses vs Theodore Von Scheve, Monaco, 1904
3Q4/p1p3kp/8/3P1p2/1nP2B1P/6PK/Pq6/4r3 w - - 0 1
[ Bh6+ ]

d)
White Mates in 6. Frank J Marshall vs Theodore Von Scheve, Monaco, 1904
6k1/pp5p/2p3q1/6BP/2nPr1Q1/8/PP3R1K/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bh6 ]

e)
Frank J Marshall vs Eisenberg, USA, 1904
rnb1r1k1/ppp2p1p/6p1/4q3/1BQ1N3/8/PP3PPP/3R1K1R w - - 0 1
[ Bc3 ]

1904 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 5. William Gunston vs C Tattersall, London, 1904
2q1r2k/2p2Qbp/r1p1P1p1/p7/3Np3/1P1R4/PBP2PPP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 ]

b)
White Mates in 5. Isidor Gunsberg vs William Gunston, London, 1904
r4krQ/1ppqb3/p3R3/3p2N1/3P1p2/2P4P/P1P3P1/1R4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rf6+ ]

c)
Gibson vs Thomson, Scotland, 1904
r3k2r/ppqn1ppp/2pbpnb1/4N3/3P1B2/2NB4/PPP1QPPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg6 ]

d)
H Shoosmith vs O Mueller, London, 1904
4r1k1/ppq1r2p/8/2p2R2/b1P4Q/7P/P5P1/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qh6 w/Qe6+ ]

e)
Jackson Showalter vs Harry Pillsbury, Cambridge, 1904
1r5k/p1p3pp/8/8/4p3/P1P1R3/1P1Q1qr1/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ Re2 ]

f)
Sabourov vs Lucke, corr., 1904
r1bqk2r/pp1pn1bp/2p3p1/4p1B1/7N/2PB4/PPP3PP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 ]

g)
White Mates in 9. A Benesch vs J Krejcik, Olmutz, 1904
r1b1r3/1p1p1Npp/pk6/2p1P3/PbQ2B1q/8/1P3PPP/R1R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxb4+ ]

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