Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1888.
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. William Pollock vs Francis Lee, London, 1888
3q1rk1/4bp1p/1n2P2Q/1p1p1p2/6r1/Pp2R2N/1B1P2PP/7K w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 ]

b)
White Mates in 7. Jacques Mieses vs Siegbert Tarrasch, Leipzig, 1888
5kr1/2p3p1/pp2Rn1r/3P1QNp/q1P5/6PP/PP4B1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Re7 ]

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