Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Aron Nimzowitsch.
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)
Black Mates in 4. Frederick Yates vs Nimzowitsch, Hamburg, 1910
8/k2r4/p7/2b1Bp2/P3p3/qp4R1/4QP2/1K6 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd1+ ]

b)
White Mates in 4. Nimzowitsch vs Saviely Tartakower, Carlsbad, 1911
r1b2k2/pppq1prp/3p1Qp1/8/2B5/2P5/PPP2PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf7 ]

c)
Nimzowitsch vs Rudolf Spielmann, San Sebastian, 1912
3R4/1R2bk2/p3r2p/r3BK2/1p3P2/8/6P1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rf8+ ]

d)
White Mates in 4. Nimzowitsch vs Giese, Riga, 1914
8/4r1pk/2p1p2p/p2pP2Q/P2P1nN1/1rP3RP/3q1PP1/6RK w - - 0 1
[ Qxh6+ ]

e)
White Mates in 8. Nimzowitsch vs Jokstad, Bergen, 1921
r4rk1/1pq2p1p/1p4p1/n1b4R/2BpNPR1/1Q6/PP3P2/1K6 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6+ ]



Nimzowitsch Puzzles, Part II. White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White Mates in 5. Nimzowitsch vs Saviely Tartakower, Copenhagen, 1923
2R3rk/3P1p2/1b3p1P/5B2/5Pp1/6K1/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Re8 ]

b)
Black Mates in 4. Frederick Yates vs Nimzowitsch, Carlsbad, 1923
R7/8/2p4k/3pqr1p/6pK/3P4/P5B1/6Q1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf6+ w/...Rf3+ ]

c)
Black to move and win. Dawid Janowski vs Nimzowitsch, Marienbad, 1925
r3k2r/pbpn1p2/1p1p1qpp/5P2/2PPp1QN/2P1P3/P1B3PP/R4RK1 b kq - 0 1
[ ...h5 if Qg3 g5 ]

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

e)
Black to move and win. Max Bluemich vs Nimzowitsch, Dresden, 1926
3r2k1/p4pp1/1p5p/4b3/2n1PB2/2P3P1/P3K1BP/3R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxd1 Kxd1 Bxf4 gxf4 Ne3+ ]

f)
Black to move and win. Frank J Marshall vs Nimzowitsch, Berlin, 1928
8/1N3p2/7p/3k4/2b1p3/6P1/5PPK/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ba2 w/...Kc6 ]

g)
Nimzowitsch vs Savielly Tartakower, Carlsbad, 1929
r2k1br1/2pb1n2/1p1p1pqp/p2PpN1N/2P1PPP1/PP3B2/7R/2Q3RK w - - 0 1
[ Nh4 w/Nxf6 ]

Nimzowitsch vs George Salwe, Carlsbad, 1911


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