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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Simon Winawer.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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

a)
Simon Winawer vs Carl Goering, Leipzig, 1877
8/ppp3pk/1b2R2p/3p1P2/3pNqP1/3P3P/PPP3K1/4B3 w - - 0 1
[ Bd2 ]

b)
Simon Winawer vs Johann Berger, Berlin, 1881
3q2k1/1p1rb1pp/p4p2/8/1P3N2/2B1R3/PKP1QPPP/3r4 w - - 0 1
[ Qc4+ if R7d5 Nxd5 Rxd5 Rd3 or if Kh8 Ng6+ mates ]

c)
Simon Winawer vs Wilfried Paulsen, Berlin, 1881
8/1kp2r1p/rpnpq1p1/pQ1Rp3/P1P1P3/4BP1P/1P4P1/1K1R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nb4 if R5d2 Rd7 Bc5 c6 ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Simon Winawer vs Fritz Riemann, Berlin, 1881
Rnkrb2r/2p2qp1/1p1Qn2p/1P3p1P/2N1P1B1/2P1B3/5PP1/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxb6+ ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Simon Winawer vs Mikhail Chigorin, Vienna, 1882
3R1rkn/2Q2p1p/6pn/pB6/5P2/P1N2bq1/1KP5/4R3 w - - 1 0
[ Rxf8+ Kxf8 Re8+ Kg7 Qe5+ f6 Qe7+ ]

1e)
mate in 5
Simon Winawer vs Mikhail Chigorin

Simon Winawer puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 2.
Simon Winawer vs Alexander Sellmann, London, 1883
4N3/1r6/p5R1/1pk1p3/3p1bp1/P1PB4/1P4K1/8 w - - 1 0
[ b4+ Kd5 Rd6# ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Simon Winawer vs Louis Paulsen, Nuernberg, 1883
b4r2/p4qbk/3pR1Rp/1p3p1Q/3p1p2/1B1P4/PPP4P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxh6+ if Bxh6 Qxh6+ or if Kg8 Reg6 Qb3 Rxg7+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Simon Winawer vs Berthold Englisch, London, 1883
2kr4/1r6/RP3p2/R1PPpNp1/4P1Pp/1p5n/8/5K2 w - - 0 1
[ Ra8+ if Rb8 R5a7 Rd7 Nd6+ or if Kd7 Rxd8+ Kxd8 Ra8+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Adolf Albin vs Simon Winawer, Nuernberg, 1896
r1b2r1k/pp4pp/8/2p3Q1/2Pp1p1n/3PpN2/PPB2qPP/RNB4K b - - 0 1
[ ...Bh3 if gxh3 Nxf3 Qg2 Qe1+ ]

2d)
mate in 4
Adolf Albin vs Simon Winawer

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