Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1905.
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. Post vs Lee, Barmen, 1905
r4k1r/2pQ1pp1/p4q1p/2N3N1/1p3P2/8/PP3PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qe8+ ]

b)
White Mates in 3. Benjamin Leussen vs Oldrich Duras, Scheveningen, 1905
rr3k2/pppq1pN1/1b1p1BnQ/1b2p1N1/4P3/2PP3P/PP3PP1/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ N7e6+ ]

c)
White Mates in 3. Rudolf Swiderski vs A Petterson, Barmen, 1905
1r2nk2/pn1rNp1p/3P2pq/1P2P3/PB6/5RP1/4Q2P/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7+ ]

d)
White Mates in 4. Rudolf Swiderski vs W Schwan, Barmen, 1905
2r3bk/pp4R1/5n1p/3pBP2/3Pp2Q/Pr6/KP1q3P/6R1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg8+ ]

e)
Amos Burn vs Julius Perlis, Ostende, 1905
r1b2knr/2p2ppp/pp2P3/4P3/1qB1P1Q1/2p1B3/PP4PP/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Rd8+ w/Bg5+ ]

1905 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Carl Schlechter vs Paul Leonhardt, Ostende, 1905
5rk1/1b3q2/p4Pp1/1p6/2p4Q/6N1/1P4PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 ]

b)
Rudolf Spielmann vs Leo Fleischmann, Barmen, 1905
2kr3r/2p3p1/1pb1qp1p/R1n1pN2/2P1P3/3P3P/3N2P1/QR4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc5 ]

c)
David Janowski vs Amos Burn, Ostende, 1905
r5rk/1pq4p/p1p5/3p1B2/8/7Q/PPP2b1P/2BR3K w - - 0 1
[ Bf4 ]

d)
White Mates in 6. Frank J Marshall vs Amos Burn, Ostende, 1905
r1bq3r/ppppR1p1/5n1k/3P2p1/8/3Q4/PP1N1PPP/5K1R w - - 0 1
[ h4 ]

e)
Stephan Levitsky vs Helbach, St Petersburg, 1905
2r3k1/1qnr1pbp/p1b3p1/1p1Np3/4P3/PQ1R1N1P/BP3PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ ]

f)
Jacques Mieses vs Amos Burn, Barmen, 1905
1r5k/1q3pp1/1r2P2p/2ppN3/p1p5/P1P3RP/1P2bPP1/K1Q5 w - - 0 1
[ Nxf7+ ]

g)
Geza Maroczy vs Kurt Von Bardeleben, Barmen, 1905
r4rk1/ppp2ppp/2n2q2/1Bp1nP2/8/4B3/PPP2PPP/R2QR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ f4 ]

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