Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1909.
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. JR Capablanca vs TA Carter, St Louis, 1909
6rk/p1q2p2/2p1rb1P/1p2pN2/4P1Q1/2PP4/PPB5/2K4R w - - 0 1
[ Qg7+ ]

b)
White Mates in 3. Rudolf Spielmann vs Saviely Tartakower, Munich, 1909
r3nrkq/pp3p1p/2p3nQ/5NN1/8/3BP3/PPP3PP/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ Ne7+ Nxe7 Bxh7+ ]

c)
White Mates in 4. Leo Fleischmann vs Savielly Tartakower, St Petersburg, 1909
3nbr2/4q2p/r3pRpk/p2pQRN1/1ppP2p1/2P5/PPB4P/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf7+ ]

d)
A Alekhine vs A Favoursky, Moscow, 1909
3rk2r/2p2p2/p5q1/1p6/3RPp1p/1P3P2/1PQ3PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxc7 ]

e)
Anthes vs Von Allen, Stockholm, 1909
r1b2k1r/ppQ1bpp1/4pnqp/1B1pP1B1/8/2N2P2/PPP2P1P/R3K1R1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 ]

1909 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
JR Capablanca vs E Adams, Washington, 1909
r1bk2nr/pppp1ppp/5q2/1N2n3/3QP3/8/PPP2PPP/R1B1KB1R w - - 0 1
[ Qc5 ]

b)
Peter Evtifeev vs Stefan Izbinsky, St Petersburg, 1909
5kr1/1b3q2/1p2pP2/p2pP2R/P2P4/5Q2/5P1K/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qh3 ]

c)
Jacques Mieses vs Leo Fleischmann, St Petersburg, 1909
2k4r/ppp2ppp/2n5/q2r4/1b1P2b1/1Q2BN2/PP2BPPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ a3 w/Bd2 ]

d)
White Mates in 7. Frederick Lazard vs Amadee Gibaud, Paris, 1909
r1b4r/ppn1Rpk1/2N2b1p/6pP/1Bp3P1/3q1Q2/PP3P2/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7+ w/Re7+ ]

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