Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jacques Mieses.
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. Mieses vs Siegbert Tarrasch, Leipzig, 1888
5kr1/2p3p1/pp2Rn1p/3P1QNp/q1P5/6PP/PP4B1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6+ ]


b)
White Mates in 7. Mieses vs Fritz Alexander, Breslau, 1889
7r/5ppp/p2Q4/1p2B3/4k3/1n4P1/5P1P/2q2BK1 w - - 0 1
[ f3+ ]

c)
Mieses vs Oehquist, Nuremberg, 1895
r2qkbnr/ppp1pppp/8/3Pn3/6b1/2N2N2/PPP2PPP/R1BQKB1R w - - 0 1
[ Nxe5 ]

d)
White Mates in 4. Mieses vs Joseph Blackburne, Hastings, 1895
4r2r/1k4pp/b4p2/2Q2B1q/PpnP1B2/5P2/6PP/1R2R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bc8+ w/Re7+ ]

e)
White Mates in 5. Mieses vs Aldolf Albin, Monaco, 1903
2r2b1r/p1Nk2pp/3p1p2/N2Qn3/4P3/q6P/P4PP1/1R3K1R w - - 0 1
[ Qe6+ ]



Mieses Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 5. Mieses vs Theodore Von Scheve, Monaco, 1904
3Q4/p1p3kp/8/3P1p2/1nP2B1P/6PK/Pq6/4r3 w - - 0 1
[ Bh6+ ]

b)
Mieses vs Amos Burn, Barmen, 1905
1r5k/1q3pp1/1r2P2p/2ppN3/p1p5/P1P3RP/1P2bPP1/K1Q5 w - - 0 1
[ Nxf7+ ]

c)
Mieses vs Frank J Marshall, Berlin, 1908
1knr3r/1p6/1B1q1p2/Q4Bp1/6Pp/7P/P4P2/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxc8 w/Rc8+ Qf5+ & Bc5 ]

d)
Mieses vs Leo Fleischmann, St Petersburg, 1909
2k4r/ppp2ppp/2n5/q2r4/1b1P2b1/1Q2BN2/PP2BPPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ a3 w/Bd2 ]

e)
Mieses vs David Przepiorka, Frankfurt, 1930
2kr4/ppqnrppp/3R4/2p5/5B2/P7/1PQ2PPP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7 ]



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