Gambit puzzles by wtharvey.com
Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1915.
Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
White to move and win except where noted.
Drag your mouse from one bracket to the other.
White mates in 6.
G Brach vs J Janos, Brunn, 1915
r1b2rk1/ppqn1p1p/2n1p1p1/2b3N1/2N5/PP1BP3/1B3PPP/R2QK2R w - - 0 1
[ Qh5 if gxh5 Bxh7# ]
White mates in 7.
Lovas vs Lajos Asztalos, Budapest, 1915
r2rb1k1/pp2bpp1/1qn1pn1p/2ppN1N1/3P1B2/2PBP3/PP3PPP/RQ3RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bh7+ Kf8 Ng6+ fxg6 Nxe6+ Kf7 Qxg6+ Kxe6 Bg8+ Bf7 Bxf7+ Kd7 Qf5# ]
Gaudin vs Guerineau, Bordeaux, 1915
2kr1b1r/pp1nqppb/2p4p/3pN3/3P1B1P/6N1/PPP1QPP1/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxc6 if bxc6 Qa6# ]
Arthur Kaufmann vs Richard Reti, Vienna, 1915
r4rk1/pbq2ppp/1pn1p3/2p5/2Q1B3/3R1N2/PPP2PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxh7+ if Kh8 or Kxh7 Qh4(+) ]
Efim Bogoljubov vs S Wainstein, Triborg, 1915
r4rk1/pp2npp1/1n2p2p/1B2P3/5q2/5N2/PP2QPPP/R2R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rd4 if Qf5 Bd3 ]
mate in 7
Lovas vs Lajos Asztalos