Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Carl Schlechter.
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)
White Mates in 6. Schlechter vs Bendiner, Berlin, 1893
r2q2k1/1ppb1n1R/p2p4/3P2P1/7Q/N1P2P2/PPB5/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Rh8+ ]

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

c)
Schlechter vs SA Wolf, Vienna, 1894
r1bq1rk1/pppnb1pp/4pp2/3pP3/3P3P/2NB1N2/PPP2PP1/R2QK2R w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 if fxg5 Bxh7+ mates ]

d)
White Mates in 4. Marco & Schlechter vs Charousek & allies, Vienna, 1897
3k1r2/2pb4/2p3P1/2Np1p2/1P6/4nN1R/2P1q3/Q5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nb7+ ]

e)
Schlechter vs Mikhail Chigorin, Berlin, 1897
1r1n1r2/2p2pk1/p2p2pp/1p1P2q1/3PR3/2P2QNP/PP5K/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ Rg4 ]



Schlechter Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 10. Schlechter vs Philip Meitner, 1898
1r2q2r/pp1nn2k/2p1p1pp/b2p3N/P2P4/Q2BBP2/5P1P/R5RK w - - 0 1
[ Qxe7+ w/Rxg6 ]

b)
Schlechter vs Wilhelm Steinitz, Cologne, 1898
r2q2r1/pp2kpQ1/2pbb2p/2p1p3/4PN2/1PN5/P1P2PPP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng6+ w/Rxd6+ ]

c)
Schlechter vs Philip Meitner, Berlin, 1899
8/p5Q1/2ppq2p/3n2p1/3B2Pk/2P2P2/P7/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh6+ if Qxh6 Kh2 mates ]

d)
Schlechter vs Paul Leonhardt, Ostende, 1905
5rk1/1b3q2/p4Pp1/1p6/2p4Q/6N1/1P4PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 ]

e)
Schlecter vs Strobl, Vienna, 1914
r4rk1/2p2p1p/p2qb3/1p1p4/3P4/5Q2/PPB3PP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxh7+ ]

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