Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1889.
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 4. Siegbert Tarrasch vs Arthur Kurschner, Nuremberg, 1889
1rb2r1k/pp1p2pp/5n1N/8/P7/1Q6/1PP3PP/4R2K w - - 0 1
[ Re8 ]

b)
White Mates in 4. Joseph Blackburne vs James Hanham, New York, 1889
3r1r1k/q2n3p/b1p2ppQ/p1n1p3/Pp2P3/1B1PBR2/1PPN2PP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh7+ ]

c)
White Mates in 4. Joseph Blackburne vs Hodson, Manchester, 1889
r1b2r2/pppq1p1k/2n2Bp1/3Np3/8/6QP/PPBb1PP1/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ f4 ]

d)
White Mates in 5. Emil Schallopp vs Max Harmonist, Breslau, 1889
r1q1k2r/1pp2pp1/1b2bn1p/pP1NQ3/P1B1P3/B7/5PPP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxf6+ ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Eugene Delmar vs James Hanham, New York, 1889
r4rk1/1bbnqppp/2p4n/1p4NQ/p2B4/P1PB4/1PN3PP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh6 ]

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1889 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 6. Emanuel Lasker vs Jacques Mieses, Leipzig, 1889
r1bq3r/pp1p2k1/2nN1pp1/3Q3p/2P4P/4R3/P2K1PP1/4RB2 w - - 0 1
[ Qf7+ w/Qxg6+ ]

b)
White Mates in 6. James Mason vs David Baird, New York, 1889
q3r1rk/2p3p1/2p1b1Qp/p1B2P2/P1PNp2P/1P6/6RK/8 w - - 0 1
[ f6 ]

c)
White Mates in 7. Joseph Blackburne vs Samuel Lipschutz, New York, 1889
2b2rk1/2R3p1/6Pp/3p1r2/pp1PpN2/1q2P1QP/5P2/6RK w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ w/Nh5+ ]

d)
White Mates in 7. Joseph Blackburne vs Jackson Showalter, New York, 1889
r4k1r/pp3p1p/2n1bN2/q1b5/2Pp3Q/5N2/PP3PPP/2K1RB1R w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6 ]

e)
Johann Bauer vs Rudolf Loman, Amsterdam, 1889
4r3/3krp1p/qBpbb1p1/P2p4/3Q1P2/2P4P/3N2P1/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne4 ]

1889 Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win.
a)
Joseph Blackburne vs Max Judd, New York, 1889
2rqr2k/p5p1/1p1b3p/3ppP2/3P4/7R/P1PQ2BP/1R4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxh6+ ]

b)
Mikhail Chigorin vs David Baird, New York, 1889
r6r/2p2kpp/p1pB1pq1/5n2/Q2P4/3N1b1P/PP3PP1/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf4 ]

c)
Max Harmonist vs Louis Paulsen, Breslau, 1889
2rq1rk1/pb4np/1pn1p1p1/3pP3/3P1PR1/3BNN2/PP1b2QP/6RK w - - 0 1
[ Bxg6 w/Bxh7+ or Qh3 ]

d)
Samuel Lipschutz vs Jackson Showalter, New York, 1889
5rk1/ppp1Rrp1/2bp3Q/7p/5P2/2B3P1/PPq4P/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxg7+ ]

e)
James Mason vs Amos Burn, New York, 1889
6k1/pp2n2p/2p2q1B/3p3b/3b4/3N3P/PPBQ1PP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bg5 w/Bxe7 & Nf4 ]

1889 Puzzles, Part IV. White to move and win.
a)
James Mason vs Mikhail Chigorin, New York, 1889
1rb4r/pp2kppp/4p3/qBb5/8/2n2N2/PPPQ1PPP/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Qg5+ w/Qxc5+ ]

b)
William Pollock vs Henry Bird, New York, 1889
r6r/p5k1/2b2n2/1p3R2/7N/4p3/PPP1B3/2K1R3 w - - 0 1
[ Rg1+ w/Rg6 ]

c)
Siegbert Tarrasch vs Eckart, Nuremberg, 1889
r1bn1rk1/pp2b2p/1q2pnp1/2pp2N1/3P1N2/2PB4/PPQ2PPP/R1B2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg6 ]

d)
Siegbert Tarrasch vs Eckart, Nuremberg, 1889
2r4r/1b1qkppp/p2bp3/n7/B1QN4/5N2/PP3PPP/2R2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5+ if exf5 Qh5+ ]

e)
Siegbert Tarrasch vs Eckart, Nuremberg, 1889
3r2k1/1brn1p1p/1p1Np1p1/3qP2n/3B4/1P2Q1P1/5P1P/R3RBK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxb7 w/Bg2 ]

1889 Puzzles, Part V. White to move and win.
a)
Kurt Von Bardeleben vs James Mason, Breslau, 1889
r3k2r/1ppbqp2/p1np1p2/2b1pP2/4P1Q1/2NP2N1/PPP3BP/R4R1K w - - 0 1
[ Nd5 if Qd8 Qg7 & Nh5 ]

b)
Max Weiss vs Max Judd, New York, 1889
2r3k1/3q1bp1/2p4p/1pQpP3/3N4/2P5/1P4PP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 w/Ra7 ]

c)
Max Weiss vs Dion Martinez, New York, 1889
3qrbk1/p3npp1/2ppr2p/2p2N2/2P1P1QP/1P4P1/PB3P2/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxg7 ]

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