Here are some chess puzzles from tournament games of Semmering, 1926.
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. Alexander Alekhine vs Frederick Yates, Semmering, 1926
4r2k/2p2r1p/1p3pRR/2qP1B2/p3PP2/PnQ4P/KP6/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxh7+ if Kxh7 Rxf6+ Kg8 Rg6+ Kf8 Qh8+ ]

b)
Dawid Janowski vs Hans Kmoch, Semmering, 1926
8/p1R2nk1/3Bppp1/3bP3/r6P/P5P1/4B2K/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bb5 w/Be8 ]

c)
Dawid Janowski vs Walter Michel, Semmering, 1926
r1b1kb1r/p2n2pp/4p3/qp1pNp2/2pP1P1B/2P1P3/PPQnB1PP/R3K2R w KQkq - 0 1
[ Bh5+ if g6 Nxg6 ]

d)
Richard Reti vs Karl Gilg, Semmering, 1926
r4rk1/1b3ppp/p2b4/1p4R1/1P1NpP2/PB1nP3/1B5P/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd3 if exd3 Nf5 ]

e)
White to move and win. Rudolf Spielmann vs Frederick Yates, Semmering, 1926
2rq2k1/4bpp1/5n1p/p1p5/P2p2NB/1P3Q1P/2P2PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe7 Qxe7 Nxf6+ gxf6 Qg4+ ]

Semmering, 1926 Puzzles, Part II. Black to move and win except where noted.
a)
Jacques Davidson vs Dawid Janowski, Semmering, 1926
2rq1rk1/p4ppp/bp2p3/2b5/1nN1P1N1/1Q4P1/PP3PBP/R1B2RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxc4 ]

b)
Black Mates in 3. Karl Gilg vs Aaron Nimzowitsch, Semmering, 1926
4rrk1/pppb4/7p/3P2pq/3Q4/2P3P1/PP3nKP/R3RNN1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bh3+ Nxh3 Qf3+ Kg8 Nxh3# ]

c)
Black Mates in 6. Hans Kmoch vs Akiba Rubinstein, Semmering, 1926
4r1k1/8/2b1q1pQ/p1p2p2/2Pp1P2/3Br3/PP1R1KP1/7R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rf3+ if gxf3 Qe3+ ]

d)
Black Mates in 4. Walter Michel vs Akiba Rubinstein, Semmering, 1926
8/2Q2pk1/3Pp1p1/1b5p/1p3P1P/1P2PK2/6RP/7q b - - 0 1
[ ...Qd1+ if Kg3 Qg4+ Kf2 Qe2+ ]


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