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

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

a)
White Mates in 7. Leonhardt vs Wilhelm Schwan, Hilversum, 1903
r2q1rk1/ppb2p2/2p2Ppp/2N4n/3P1nR1/P3BP2/BPQ4P/R6K w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6+ Nxg6 Qxg6+ ]

b)
Leonhardt vs Arturo Reggio, Sheveningen, 1905
2rr2k1/pb2qppp/2n1p3/2N4n/Q2PP3/2B2PP1/4B2P/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Nxb7 if Qxb7 Ba6 ]

c)
White Mates in 7. Leonhardt vs Rudolf Spielmann, Sheveningen, 1905
2kr2Q1/pp1n4/2p4B/3p1B2/3P4/q1n5/P1P3PP/KR6 w - - 0 1
[ Bxd7 if Kxd7 Qf7+ Qe7 Rxb7+ or if Kc7 Bf4+ Qd6 Bxd6+ ]

d)
Black to move and win. Geza Maroczy vs Leonhardt, San Sebastian, 1911
r2q1rk1/ppb2ppp/2p5/4Pb2/B4B2/2P2P2/PP5P/R3QRK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bh3 if Rf2 Qh4 Qe3 Bb6 ]

e)
Leonhardt vs Leo Forgacs, San Sebastian, 1912
3r1k2/1b1rnpp1/p3p2p/1p2P3/1P2N3/PB6/5PPP/2RR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7 if Rxd7 Nc5 ]

f)
Leonhardt vs NN, Hamburg, 1912
r1bqk2r/pp1nbppp/2pp3n/4p1N1/P1BPP3/8/1PP2PPP/RNBQK2R w - - 0 1
[ Bxf7+ w/Ne6 if Qa5+ Bd2 Qb6 a5 Qxb2 Bc3 traps the Q ]



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