Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Max Judd.
Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Black to move and win except where noted.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.
LD Barbour vs Judd, Philadelphia, 1876
3r2k1/pp3pp1/7p/7n/2P1Q3/1P5P/P4qP1/2R2N1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxf1+ ]
Black Mates in 4. Henry Bird vs Judd, Philadelphia, 1876
8/6pk/3pp2p/4p1nP/1P2P3/3P1rP1/4qPK1/2QN3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg3+ w/...Qf3+ ]
A Cohnfeld vs Judd, New York, 1880
2r1qrk1/pb1pb1pp/1pn1pn2/2p2p2/3P1P2/P1P1PN2/1P1NBRPP/R1B1Q1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ng4 w/...Nxe3 ]
Black Mates in 4. Preston Ware vs Judd, New York, 1880
8/8/4p1Qp/4P3/3p1P2/q4pPk/5B2/5K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qa6+ Kg1 Qa1+ ]
Black Mates in 5. Jackson Showalter vs Judd, New York, 1889
8/8/8/8/3r2k1/6pp/8/1R5K b - - 0 1
[ ...h2 ]
White Mates in 4. Judd vs DM Martinez, New York, 1889
5rbk/2pq3p/5PQR/p7/3p3R/1P4N1/P5PP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 w/Rg4 ]
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