Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Henry Grob.
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)
Henry Grob vs Cherubino Staldi, Stuttgart, 1939
r2q1rn1/bpp4k/p1npb1pB/4p3/2P1p3/P2P1NPP/1PN2PB1/R1Q1K2R w KQ - 1 0
[ ]

b)
Henry Grob vs MIguel Najdorf, Zuerich, 1948
1r1r2k1/5pp1/p2q3p/1pRb4/1P6/5N1P/P4PP1/3QR1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxd5 Qxd5 Re8+ Rxe8 Qxd5 ]

c)
White mates in 2.
Henry Grob vs Jose Sanz Aguado, Madrid, 1951
6k1/1p2pRb1/p1n1P1Q1/2p1q3/2P3P1/1P1r4/P5K1/8 w - - 1 0
[ Rf8+ ]

d)
White mates in 2.
Henry Grob vs Istvan Somogyi, Budapest, 1955
1n6/rk2p3/4B3/p3q3/NpR5/1Pp5/P1P3P1/1K1R4 w - - 1 0
[ Bc8+ ]

e)
Henry Grob vs Rainer Weisshaupt, Switzerland, 1960
r3r1k1/pp3ppp/8/2pPn1q1/3Q2b1/2B3N1/P4PPP/4RRK1 w - c6 1 0
[ Rxe5 ]

Henry Grob Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Henry Grob vs M Steinbrucher, corr., 1970
4rrk1/2pbq1p1/p1nb2p1/1p1n2N1/2Pp1P2/1P1P2N1/P2B1K2/R2Q3R w - - 1 0
[ Rh8+ Kxh8 Qh1+ ]

b)
Black mates in 4.
Dawid Przepiorka vs Henry Grob, Merano, 1926
8/6pp/8/N7/8/4n2k/4r3/2R4K b - - 0 1
[ ...Nf5 if Rc3+ Ng3+ ]

c)
Carlos Guimard vs Henry Grob, Zuerich, 1950
8/5Qpk/4p3/p1R4p/8/7P/Pr2qPP1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qd1+ Kh2 Qd6+ ]

d)
O Torrens vs Henry Grob, Madrid, 1951
8/2b2q1k/2p1n3/2p1P1P1/1pP1b1N1/1P3NK1/1B6/3Q4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf4+ ]

e)
W Rothschild vs Henry Grob, Switzerland, 1962
r3kr2/ppp1n1pp/2np1q2/4p3/2P1P1b1/1P3NP1/PR1NQPBP/5RK1 b q - 0 1
[ ...Nd4 Qe3 Nxf3+ Nxf3 Bxf3 Bxf3 Qxf3 ]


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