Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1927.
White to move and win.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your mouse from one bracket to the other.

a)
White Mates in 2. Springe vs Dietmar Gebhard, Munich, 1927
r1b1kb1r/pp1n1pp1/1qp1p2p/6B1/2PPQ3/3B1N2/P4PPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe6+ ]

b)
White Mates in 3. C Portela vs A Nogues Acuna, Buenos Aires, 1927
r2q4/p2nR1bk/1p1Pb2p/4p2p/3nN3/B2B3P/PP1Q2P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ ]

c)
White Mates in 5. JR Capablanca vs A Souza Campos, Sao Paulo, 1927
3r2k1/pb1p1rp1/1pn2pp1/2qNp1B1/2B1P3/7R/PPP2PPP/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxf6+ ]

d)
White Mates in 6. Goglidze vs Assowsky, Tbilisi, 1927
r3r3/p5k1/1qpB1Rp1/1p2P1N1/2p1P3/8/PP1Q2PP/3b3K w - - 0 1
[ Bf8+ ]

e)
White Mates in 6. Noordijk vs Landau, Rotterdam, 1927
rnbq1b1r/ppp1p1pp/1n1p4/4P1k1/8/5Q2/PPPP1PPP/RNB1K2R w - - 0 1
[ Qf7 ]

1927 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win.
a)
Mikhail Botvinnik vs Viacheslav Ragozin, Leningrad, 1927
r5k1/pp5p/4R1n1/3q1r2/1P4Q1/3p4/1B3PPP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6+ ]

b)
Mikhail Botvinnik vs N Pavlov Pianov, Moscow, 1927
4qr1k/2Rr1npp/p3b3/1p2Pp2/1Q3B2/P4N2/5PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7 w/e6 ]

c)
Max Euwe vs Lohr, Amsterdam, 1927
2kn4/1p1rb2p/p3pp2/2p5/4P3/N1P2R1P/PP4PB/4K3 w - - 0 1
[ Nc4 w/Nb6 ]

d)
Edgar Colle vs William Fairhurst, London, 1927
5r1k/R4p1p/2p2q1p/8/6Q1/1Bn5/P2r1PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7 ]

e)
Oliveira vs Edmar Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, 1927
r3kbnr/pp4pp/2p1p3/4Pp2/1P1P4/P4NN1/5qPP/R1BQ3K w - - 0 1
[ Qb3 traps the Q ]

1927 Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win.
a)
Vladimir Makogonov vs Vsevolod Rauzer, Moscow - CH, 1927
3n3R/4k3/1p2pp2/3p3P/3N4/4rP2/6P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd8 ]

b)
Gerard Oskam vs NN, Rotterdam, 1927
r2qkb1r/ppp1pppp/5n2/3Pn3/4P1b1/2N2N2/PP3PPP/R1BQKB1R w - - 0 1
[ Nxe5 if Bxd1 Bb5+ c6 dxc6 a6 c7+ axb5 cxd8/Q+ ]

c)
Luis Palau vs P Ipata, Buenos, 1927
3r1k1r/1p2nbp1/2pqBp2/p4P1p/3p3N/P2P2QP/1PP3P1/4RR1K w - - 0 1
[ Qxd6 w/Bxf7 Rxe7+ & Ng6+ ]

d)
Akiba Rubinstein vs Mojshe Hirszbajn, Lodz, 1927
r1b1r1k1/pp1nqp2/2p1p1pp/8/4N3/P1Q1P3/1P3PPP/1BRR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7 ]

e)
Saviely Tartakower vs Hans Kmoch, Bad Niendorf, 1927
1k3r2/p7/1p1P4/4P1p1/3P1q2/2P3pP/P5B1/4Q1K1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 if Qxd5 Qe4 ]

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