Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1923.
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. Lajos Steiner vs Albert Becker, Vienna, 1923
4rk2/2pQn2p/p4p2/1p2pN1P/4q3/2P3R1/5PPK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rg8+ ]

b)
White Mates in 3. Max Euwe vs Lohr, Amsterdam, 1923
1rbk1r2/pp4R1/3Np3/3p2p1/6q1/BP2P3/P2P2B1/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc8+ ]

c)
White Mates in 3. Alexander Alekhine vs M Forester, Glasgow, 1923
r1b1k2r/2pp1ppp/pp2Pq2/b7/B2Q4/B1P5/P1P2PPP/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Bxd7+ ]

d)
White Mates in 3. George Koltanowski vs Arthur Dunkelblum, Antwerp, 1923
rn2kb1r/pp2pp1p/2p2p2/8/8/3Q1N2/qPPB1PPP/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Qd8+ ]

e)
White Mates in 3. Somers vs NN, London, 1923
r1bqkb1r/ppp1n3/3p1nNp/4pp1Q/2B1P3/3P4/PPP2PPP/R1B2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe5+ ]

1923 Puzzles, Part II. White Mates.
a)
White Mates in 4. Bjorn Frank vs J Willens, Amsterdam, 1923
r1r3k1/pp1q1p1p/4nBpQ/3pP3/1b5P/3B4/P1P3P1/R2K3R w - - 0 1
[ h5 w/Qxh7+ ]

b)
White Mates in 5. Aaron Nimzonwitsch vs Saviely Tartakower, Copenhagen, 1923
2R3rk/3P1p2/1b3p1P/5B2/5Pp1/6K1/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Re8 ]

c)
White Mates in 5. Alexander Alekhine vs Blau & Prils, Antwerp, 1923
1n2r3/2pq1k2/pb1pNpp1/3P4/5RP1/3Q3P/5P2/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6+ ]

d)
White Mates in 5. George Renaud vs A Bertram, Paris, 1923
rn1q1r2/pb2n1p1/1p3Pk1/2bp2N1/3B3Q/P1N5/1P3PPP/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Qh7+ ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Blake vs Hooke, London, 1923
r2qkb1r/pppb2pp/2np1n2/5pN1/2BQP3/2N5/PPP2PPP/R1B1K2R w - - 0 1
[ Bf7+ w/Qxf6+ ]

1923 Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 8. Rudolf Spielmann vs Henri Weenink, Scheveningen, 1923
1r1k1r2/p1q3pp/3pR3/1ppQ1pPn/8/3P3P/PPPB2PK/4R3 w - - 0 1
[ Ba5 ]

b)
Richard Reti vs Evert Straat, Scheveningen, 1923
3rqr2/p4p1k/bp6/n1p1Pp2/7p/2PN1B1P/PP2Q2K/R2R4 w - - 0 1
[ Bb7 ]

c)
Polo vs Pasqualini, Ferrara, 1923
r1bqk1nr/pppnbppp/3p4/8/2BNP3/8/PPP2PPP/RNBQK2R w - - 0 1
[ Bxf7+ w/Ne6 ]

d)
Richard Reti vs Karel Hromadka, Maehrisch-Ostrau, 1923
r5k1/1pqn1pbp/p1p3p1/P7/8/1P2N1P1/1BQ1PP1P/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nd5 ]

e)
Peter Romanovsky vs Fedor Dus Chotimirsky, Petrograd, 1923
r2r1k2/2nq2bQ/p2p1pB1/1p1b4/8/P4P2/6PP/2BRR2K w - - 0 1
[ Rxd5 ]

f)
Heinrich Wolf vs Rudolf Spielmann, Maehrisch-Ostrau, 1923
5r1k/3b2p1/p6p/1pRpR3/1P1P4/P4pPq/5Qn1/1B4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxf3 ]

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