Here are some chess problems taken from the games of Richard Reti. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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

a)
White mates in 3.
Richard Reti vs Saviely Tartakower, Vienna, 1910
rnb1kb1r/pp3ppp/2p5/4q3/4n3/3Q4/PPPB1PPP/2KR1BNR w - - 0 1
[ Qd8+ Kxd8 Bg5 ]

b)
Richard Reti vs Sergey Frydmann, Abbazia, 1912
r1b2qrk/ppp4p/1n1P2nQ/5p1N/2BP4/8/PPP3PP/4RRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Re8 Qxe8 Nf6 ]

c)
White mates in 6.
Richard Reti vs Oldrich Duras, Abbazia, 1912
r2qr1k1/pp1n2p1/5p2/2PpB2Q/3P4/2P2N2/P5PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 if Nf8 Qf7+ Kh8 Rf4 ]

d)
Black mates in 6.
Pesitz vs Richard Reti, Temesvar, 1912
5rk1/Q2Rrppp/8/2p5/2B1qn2/1P3P2/P5PP/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qc2 ]

e)
Richard Reti vs J. Brach, Kaschau, 1918
1q6/1p1k2p1/1RpPppQ1/2r5/8/7P/P5P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxb7 Qxb7 Qxg7+ if Kc8 Qf8+ mates ]

1e)
Richard Reti vs J. Brach

Richard Reti Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Th Olafsen vs Richard Reti, Kristiania, 1920
r5k1/5ppp/p4n2/1pq2P2/8/3B4/PP4PP/R3Q2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng4 if h3 Nf2+ Kh2 Nxd3 or if Be2 Nf2+ Kg1 Nd3+ ]

b)
Black mates in 3.
Alexei Selezniev vs Richard Reti, Pistyan, 1922
6k1/pp4pp/P1p3r1/1PPp4/1N1P1p1n/4r2P/1BR3P1/7K b - - 0 1
[ ...Re1+ Kh2 Rxg2+ ]

c)
Ernst Gruenfeld vs Richard Reti, Vienna, 1922
3r2k1/bp3qpp/2n1bp2/pQ6/4p3/P5P1/1P1NPPBP/2R1B1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd4 Qxa5 Nxe2+ Kf1 b6 ]

d)
Philip Sergeant vs Richard Reti, Hastings, 1922
r5k1/1b3p1p/6pB/p7/1p1qr3/4R3/PP5P/1N1Q1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rg4+ Kf2 Rg2+ Ke1 Qh4+ mates ]

e)
Adolf Olland vs Richard Reti, Sheveningen, 1923
6k1/ppp2pp1/7p/3n4/3P1P2/P1PQb1PK/1P1N1q1P/5N2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxd2 if Nxd2 Ne3 ]

2b)
mate in 3
Alexei Selezniev vs Richard Reti

Richard Reti puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Richard Reti vs Karel Hromadka, Maehrisch-Ostrau, 1923
r5k1/1pqn1pbp/p1p3p1/P7/8/1P2N1P1/1BQ1PP1P/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nd5 if Qd8 Nb6 ]

b)
Richard Reti vs Evert Straat, Scheveningen, 1923
3rqr2/p4p1k/bp6/n1p1Pp2/7p/2PN1B1P/PP2Q2K/R2R4 w - - 0 1
[ Bb7 if Bxb7 Qh5+ mates ]

c)
Richard Reti vs Efim Bogoljubov, New York, 1924
3r1bk1/ppq3pp/2p5/2P2Q1B/8/1P4P1/P6P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf7+ Kh8 Be8 if Rxe8 Qxf8+ mates ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Damian Reca vs Richard Reti, Buenos Aires, 1924
5rk1/pQR3pp/4pn2/1R1P4/1p2q3/4b1PK/1P2PP1P/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf5+ Kg2 Qxf2+ Kh3 Qf1+ ]

e)
Richard Reti vs Kornel Havasi, Budapest, 1926
5r1k/ppr3qp/2nb2P1/2p2p2/4B2Q/3P3R/PP1B3P/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxc6 if bxc6 Bc3 Bxe5 Qxh7+ ]

3d)
mate in 4
Damian Reca vs Richard Reti

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