Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1926.
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 4. Anthony Santasiere vs E Adams, New York, 1926
r2q2rk/ppp2p1p/3b1pn1/5R1Q/3P4/2P4N/PP4PP/R1B3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh7+ ]

b)
White Mates in 4. Bjorn Nielsen vs Moller Jensen, Herning, 1926
rnbq1bkr/pp3p1p/2p3pQ/3N2N1/2B2p2/8/PPPP2PP/R1B1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Re8 ]

c)
White Mates in 4. Christoph Schroder vs Illgen, Dresden, 1926
r4b1r/pppq2pp/2n1b1k1/3n4/2Bp4/5Q2/PPP2PPP/RNB1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6+ ]

d)
White Mates in 5. Alexander Alekhine vs Pita, Buenos Aires, 1926
rnb1r1k1/ppp1Bp1p/6pQ/3p4/8/2qB4/P1P2PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf6 ]

e)
White Mates in 6. Aaron Nimzowitsch vs Duhm, Hannover, 1926
3Rrk1r/p2R1p2/1pn1pPpn/2p3Np/2P1NP2/8/PP4PP/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7+ ]

1926 Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 7. Kramer vs Ruster, Altheide, 1926
r6k/ppb1r1pp/2p1Bp2/2q1p3/4P3/2PP1PR1/P2QKP1P/6R1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh6 ]

b)
A Mattison vs Saviely Tartakower, Budapest, 1926
r1b1k2r/2q2ppp/p1n1pn2/1pb5/3N4/2N1P3/PP2BPPP/R1BQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxc6 if Qxc6 Bf3 ]

c)
Frederic Lazard vs George Renaud, Biarritz, 1926
2r2k1r/3R1pp1/ppb4p/2p2Bq1/5N2/2N1Q3/PPP3PP/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7+ w/Qe6+ ]

d)
White Mates in 8. Alexander Alekhine vs F Segovia, Buenos Aires, 1926
r1bq3k/n2p3p/p2Br3/1pP2N2/5R2/1QP5/P3B1PP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe6 dxe6 Be5+ ]

e)
Hanning vs Ladislav Langner, Berlin, 1926
r1b2r1k/1pp3qp/p5B1/4p1BQ/8/8/PP3PPP/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf6 ]

1926 Puzzles, Part III. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Hans Kmoch vs Edgar Colle, Budapest, 1926
r1b5/p3b2p/1p1p1k2/1NpP1n2/2P3B1/P2N4/1P5P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nc7 w/Ne6 ]

b)
Ernst Gruenfeld vs Hans Kmoch, Semmering, 1926
r1b2rk1/p1q2pp1/1p1R3p/8/1PB2p2/3QP3/P5PP/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxh6 w/Qg6+ ]

c)
E Verner Nielsen vs Jens Enevoldsen, Copenhagen, 1926
r4r2/ppqb2k1/2nbp2p/3p1pN1/3P2N1/2PB2P1/PP3P1P/R1Q2RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxe6+ w/Qxh6+ ]

d)
Akiba Rubinstein vs Duhm, Hannover, 1926
2r3k1/3Rbpp1/p3r2p/2pQP2P/4P3/1P3RB1/q5PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bh4 if Bxh4 R3xf7 ]

e)
Richard Reti vs Kornel Havasi, Budapest, 1926
5r1k/ppr3qp/2nb2P1/2p2p2/4B2Q/3P3R/PP1B3P/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxc6 if bxc6 Bc3 & Qxh7+ ]

1926 Puzzles, Part IV. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
E Spencer vs E Znosko-Borovsky, Liverpool, 1926
3rk2r/2p2pp1/7p/3pn3/1QPN1q2/1P6/1P3PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nc6 ]

b)
Rudolf Spielmann vs Frederick Yates, Semmering, 1926
2rq2k1/4bpp1/5n1p/p1p5/P2p2NB/1P3Q1P/2P2PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe7 w/Nxf6+ & Qg4+ ]

c)
Andrew Thomas vs Varlin, Spa, 1926
r3rbk1/pbq2p1p/1pp1p1p1/4N2n/2PP1B2/3B3Q/PP3PPP/3RR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxg6 ]

d)
White Mates in 6. Vukovic vs NN, Yugoslavia, 1926
r1b1k2r/ppp3pp/1qp5/2b1Pp2/3Qn3/5N2/PPPBNPPP/3RK2R w - - 0 1
[ Qd8+ ]

e)
White Mates in 6. Frederick Yates vs Andreas Steiner, Budapest, 1926
2rr2k1/1b1q1p2/p3pPp1/1pbpP1Qp/3N2N1/P6R/1PP3PP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxh5 ]

f)
Frederick Yates vs Akiba Rubinstein, Budapest, 1926
r1b1qrk1/2p2ppp/pb1pnn2/1p2pNB1/3PP3/1BP5/PP2QPPP/RN1R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 w/Bxe6 & Qg4+ ]

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