Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1907.
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. Kunitz vs Salaman, Tangiers, 1907
r2qkbnr/pppb2pp/5pn1/3Pp3/4Q3/2PBBN2/PP4PP/RN2K2R w - - 0 1
[ Qxg6+ ]

b)
White Mates in 5. Osip Bernstein vs Friedrich Jacob, Ostende, 1907
4r3/pp3pk1/1b4N1/5Q2/4n1P1/1N2P3/Pq3PK1/7R w - - 0 1
[ Rh7+ ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Perlasea vs Grassi, Como, 1907
rnbkr3/pppp1p1p/5p2/8/2B5/4Q3/P2KNP1q/4R1R1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe8+ ]

d)
White Mates in 5. Julius Perlis vs M Billecard, Ostende, 1907
r5rk/1p2R2p/3p4/3P1p2/8/q4QP1/P4PK1/1R6 w - - 0 1
[ Rxh7+ ]

e)
David Janowski vs Johann Berger, Carlsbad, 1907
4rrqk/3Rn1p1/1p2pp1p/pPb1N1N1/4P2R/P1Q3P1/5PKP/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe7 ]

1907 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Osip Bernstein vs George Marco, Ostende, 1907
2r1r1k1/1R5p/6N1/p4p2/n2pq3/8/1P1Q1PPP/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne7+ w/Qg5+ ]

b)
Johannes Metger vs Friedrich Jacob, Ostende, 1907
6k1/3b2p1/1rp2r1p/1p1p4/8/2P5/1PB2PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ra8+ ]

c)
Frank J Marshall vs Carl Schlechter, Ostende, 1907
1r3rk1/p4p2/1pn2qnQ/3p4/8/P4N1P/1P3PP1/2RR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc6 ]

d)
Frank J Marshall vs David Janowski, Ostende, 1907
1k6/pp1br2p/3p3r/1P3pp1/3P4/B3PQPq/P4R1P/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qd5 ]

e)
White Mates in 8. Seynard vs Fraisse, corr., 1907
3qr2k/1n3r1p/p2b1pR1/1p1Pp2Q/2p2P2/8/PB5P/1B4RK w - - 0 1
[ Rg7 ]

1907 Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Richard Teichmann vs Heinrich Wolf, Carlsbad, 1907
7r/4kp2/1pp5/p6q/2r1PR2/5Q2/5P1P/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7+ w/Rd7+ Qxf7+ & Qxc4 ]

b)
Karel Treybal vs Moll, Berlin, 1907
r1b2r2/pp4pk/1qp2npp/4p1B1/1b2P2Q/1BNP3P/PPP3P1/R4R1K w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6 ]

c)
White Mates in 8. Jean Taubenhaus vs M Gelly, Buenos Aires, 1907
4r1k1/p1r1Pp2/2p1bPp1/6R1/8/2B5/PP3KP1/7R w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6+ if fxg6 Rh8+ ]

d)
Saviely Tartakower vs M Billecard, Ostende, 1907
2b1r1k1/p4ppp/2p5/5q2/1BP5/P6P/2PQ1PP1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qd8 ]

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