Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1914.
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 2. Richard Teichmann vs NN, Berlin, 1914
rn2kb1r/pp3ppp/4p1qn/1p4B1/2B5/3P2QP/PPP2PP1/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Qxb8+ ]

b)
White Mates in 4. JR Capablanca vs Bashtirov, St Petersburg, 1914
r2qr1k1/pppbn1p1/3pR3/3P1p1Q/7R/3B4/PP3PPP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rf6 ]

c)
White Mates in 4. Aaron Nimzowitsch vs Giese, Riga, 1914
8/4r1pk/2p1p2p/p2pP2Q/P2P1nN1/1rP3RP/3q1PP1/6RK w - - 0 1
[ Qxh6+ w/Nf6+ ]

d)
White Mates in 8. JR Capablanca vs Masyutin, Kiev, 1914
r1bq1n1r/pp3QpB/2pkpb2/3pN3/3P4/2N5/PPP3PP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nc4+ w/Ne4+ ]

e)
Genttner vs Heinrich Wagner, Olomouc, 1914
r1b1kb1r/1p1n1pp1/1q5p/1N1np2P/7B/2N3Q1/PPP2PP1/2K4R w - - 0 1
[ Nxd5 ]

1914 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Christian Krause vs Castin, corr., 1914
rnb1kb1r/pp2nppp/3p4/2qNp3/4P3/5N2/PPP2PPP/R1BQKB1R w - - 0 1
[ b4 w/Bb5 ]

b)
David Janowski vs Efim Bogoljubov, Mannheim, 1914
2bq1rk1/1pr2ppp/p3pb2/4N3/P2P4/2PBRQ2/5PPP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxh7+ ]

c)
Jean Taubenhaus vs A Smorodsky, St Petersburg, 1914
r1b2rk1/2qnppbp/p1np2p1/1p4P1/3NP3/2N1B2P/PPPQBP2/3RK2R w - - 0 1
[ Nd5 w/Nxc6 & Nxe7+ ]

d)
Akiba Rubinstein vs Allies, Warsaw, 1914
3r1rk1/2p2pp1/p6p/1p1bP3/3qN3/4R3/PP3PPP/R1Q3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ ]

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