Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Rudolf Charousek.
White to move and win except where noted.

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



a) White Mates in 3. Rudolf Charousek vs J Wollner, Kaschau, 1893
r4k2/pppb1Pp1/2np3p/2b5/2B2Bnq/2N5/PP2Q1PP/4RR1K w - - 0 1

b)
White Mates in 6. Rudolf Charousek vs Englander, Kaschau, 1894
r3q3/1p5p/p1p1B1pk/2b1B3/6R1/3P2NP/PPP3PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bf6 ]

c)
Rudolf Charousek vs Geza Maroczy, Budapest, 1895
r6r/ppp2n1p/8/2b1k3/3q4/1Q6/PP5P/RN3R1K w - - 0 1
[ Nc3 ]

d)
Rudolf Charousek vs J Wollner, Kassa, 1895
rnb3qk/pp1p3p/5P2/3p1pQ1/3P4/2N5/PPP3PP/R4K1n w - - 0 1
[ Re1 if Qxg5 Re8+ w/f7 ]

e)
Charousek vs Makovetz, Budapest, 1895
1q3rk1/r4pp1/2R2b2/2pBp2p/5Pn1/1P6/2P1Q1PP/2BR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ h3 ]

Charousek Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Charousek vs G. Exner, Budapest, 1896
2Qn2k1/1p4pp/1p6/3r1p1q/8/5N1P/PP3PP1/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qc4 ]

b)
White Mates in 7. Charousek vs Richter, Berlin, 1897
r1qnr1k1/pp3R2/2p3Pp/3p1Nb1/P2PP1Q1/2N1P3/R7/7K w - - 0 1
[ Qxg5 ]

c)
White Mates in 8. Charousek vs Oliver Lehner, Budapest, 1897
r3r1k1/ppp2p2/5p1Q/5P2/4P1b1/5N2/P1P4P/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 ]

d)
Charousek vs Amos Burn, Cologne, 1898
r4r1k/pp1b3p/2pq3P/3pnp1N/8/2P3P1/PP1Q2B1/4RRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe5 w/Re1 ]

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