Here are some chess puzzles from the games of the 1937 Stockholm Olympiad.
White to move and win except where noted.

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

a)
Lucius Endzelins vs Petursson, Stockholm, 1937
5r2/p3k3/1p4pp/2pPp3/4P1PP/4K3/PP6/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ d6+ ]

b)
Jens Enevoldsen vs James Aitken, Stockholm, 1937
r2b1rk1/pp3pp1/1np4p/q2n1b2/3P3B/P1N2N2/BP1Q1PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd8 if Rxd8 Nxd5 ]

c)
Paulin Frydman vs Itzhak Vistinietzki, Stockholm, 1937
r6r/pp3Nb1/2pN1k1p/5Pp1/5n2/5R2/PP5P/4R2K w - - 0 1
[ Rxf4 if gxf4 Re6# ]

d)
White Mates in 7. Paul Keres vs Storm Herseth, Stockholm, 1937
2nrkb1r/pq1n1pp1/2R1p3/1B2N2p/8/1Q6/PB1P1PPP/5RK1 w k - 0 1
[ Rxe6+ if N or Be7 Rxe7+ Kxe7 Ba3+ Kf6 Qxf7+ or if fxe6 Qxe6+ ]

e)
White Mates in 2. Boris Kostic vs Paul Keres, Stockholm, 1937
r1bq3r/ppp1b1kp/2n3p1/3B3Q/3p4/8/PPP2PPP/RNB2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bh6+ ]

1937 Stockholm Olympiad Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 5. V Mezgailis vs Ilmari Solin, Stockholm, 1937
2N2rk1/1p3rbp/b2N2p1/1pP1p2q/4P2P/1Q4P1/5PK1/3R4 w - - 0 1
[ Ne7+ Kh8 Nxf7+ ]

b)
Karlis Ozols vs Reid, Stockholm, 1937
r2qk2r/ppp2ppp/3pbn2/2bNp3/1nP5/4P1P1/PP1PNPBP/R1BQK2R w KQkq - 0 1
[ Nxb4 ]

c)
Laszlo Szabo vs Petar Trifunovic, Stockholm, 1937
6k1/p1pbqnpp/1p1p4/3P2rN/2P2QP1/2B4P/PP6/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ if gxf6 Bxf6 ]

d)
White Mates in 3. Petar Trifunovic vs Fritzis Apsheniek, Stockholm, 1937
r6r/pp1Q2pp/2p4k/4R3/5P2/2q5/P1P3PP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rh5+ ]

1937 Stockholm Olympiad Puzzles, Part III. Black to move and win except where noted.
a)
Black Mates in 3. Paul Vaitonis vs Reuben Fine, Stockholm, 1937
4r1k1/5bpp/2p5/3pr3/8/1B3pPq/PPR2P2/2R2QK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Re1 ]

b)
Arthur Dunkelblum vs Salomon Flohr, Stockholm, 1937
3r2k1/4ppbp/1q4p1/1Np5/1n6/4P1PP/nP2QPB1/R1B3K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxc1 if Rxc1 Nd3 ]

c)
Cherubino Staldi vs Isaias Pleci, Stockholm, 1937
rn1k3r/pp4Qp/2p1p3/4N3/Pbpqn3/2N5/1P4PP/R1B1KB1R b KQ - 0 1
[ ...Bxc3+ if bxc3 Qf2+ mates or if Ke2 Qxe5 ]

d)
Black Mates in 5. Petersen vs Ge Wheatcroft, Stockholm, 1937
7Q/ppp2q2/3p2k1/P2Ppr1N/1PP5/7R/5rP1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg2+ Kxg2 Rf2+ ]


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