Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1893.
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. Siegbert Tarrasch vs Max Kurschner, Nuremberg, 1893
r2qk2r/pb4pp/1n2Pb2/2B2Q2/p1p5/2P5/2B2PPP/RN2R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qg6+ ]

b)
White Mates in 3. Rudolf Charousek vs J Wollner, Kaschau, 1893
r4k2/pppb1Pp1/2np3p/2b5/2B2Bnq/2N5/PP2Q1PP/4RR1K w - - 0 1
[ Qe8+ ]

c)
White Mates in 3. A Neumann vs Joseph Holzwarth, Vienna, 1893
2b3rk/1q3p1p/p1p1pPpQ/4N3/2pP4/2P1p1P1/1P4PK/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ Rh1 ]

d)
White Mates in 3. Orchard vs Constant Burille, 1893
1r4kr/Q1bRBppp/2b5/8/2B1q3/6P1/P4P1P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxb8+ ]

e)
White Mates in 5 William Pollock vs NN, Buffalo, 1893
r3kb1r/1pp3p1/4bp1p/p4q2/3QN3/1P6/PBP2PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qd7+ ]

1893 Puzzles, Part II.
a)
White Mates in 5. Joseph Ryan vs EN Olly, New York, 1893
r4rk1/1Q2R1pp/p2p4/2p3N1/1p3Pn1/3P3P/1q5B/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qd5+ ]

b)
White Mates in 6. Carl Schlechter vs Bendiner, Berlin, 1893
r2q2k1/1ppb1n1R/p2p4/3P2P1/7Q/N1P2P2/PPB5/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Rh8+ ]

c)
White Mates in 6. Carl Schlechter vs Bendiner, Vienna, 1893
5brk/ppq2p1p/2p1rnp1/3p1NQ1/3P2RR/3B1P2/PPP2P1P/7K w - - 0 1
[ Qf6+ ]

d)
White Mates in 6. Albert Hodges vs Harry Pillsbury, New York, 1893
8/Q7/1p2qp2/2k1p3/4Pn1p/3PN3/2P1bPP1/1R5K w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 ]

e)
White Mates in 7. Harry Pillsbury vs Eugene Delmar, New York, 1893
r5k1/r6p/1pq1pPp1/2b1P3/2p1PP1Q/4BK2/P1p5/6RR w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6+ ]

1893 Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 10. Siegbert Tarrasch vs Romberg, Nuremberg, 1893
r3qr2/ppp2pkp/3p3n/2bNn1NQ/2B1P1b1/8/PPp3PP/R1B2R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qxh6+ Kxh6 Ne6+ Kh5 Ndf4+ Kh6 Ne2+ ]

b)
John Baird vs Eugene Delmar, New York, 1893
r3k2r/pp1nppbp/2p2np1/4N2q/3P4/5P2/PPP1N1PP/R1BQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf4 traps the Q ]

1893 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
c)
James Hanham vs Joseph Ryan, New York, 1893
1nrq1rk1/pb2ppbp/1pnp2p1/1B6/Q2PP3/4BP2/PP1NN1PP/2R2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ d5 ]

d)
Albert Hodges vs Jakob Halpern, New York, 1893
8/3q4/R2Ppk1p/1p2Rrp1/1P2Qp2/P7/5KPP/2r5 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6+ w/d7 ]

e)
Harry Pillsbury vs Nicolai Jasnogrodsky, New York, 1893
2k1r2r/pp2qpp1/2p5/P2P1P2/1Rpn4/2P2QB1/6PP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ cxd4 if Qxb4 Qf4 mates ]

f)
Harry Pillsbury vs Carl Walbrodt, Boston, 1893
r1k4r/2pb1R2/p1np2q1/1p1N2B1/2BP1Q1P/6p1/PPP3P1/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7 if Kxd7 Qg4+ Nxc7+ Qf3+ Nf4+ & Nxg6 ]

g)
Siegbert Tarrasch vs Mikhail Chigorin, St Petersburg, 1893
3r1rk1/pp2npp1/2qNp2p/2nbP3/8/1P4P1/PB2QP1P/1B1RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rc1 ]

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