"Chess Olympiads" by wtharvey.com



Here are some chess problems taken from the games of Richard Reti.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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

a)
White mates in 3.
Richard Reti vs Saviely Tartakower, Vienna, 1910
rnb1kb1r/pp3ppp/2p5/4q3/4n3/3Q4/PPPB1PPP/2KR1BNR w - - 0 1
[ Qd8+ ]

b)
Richard Reti vs Sergey Frydmann, Abbazia, 1912
r1b2qrk/ppp4p/1n1P2nQ/5p1N/2BP4/8/PPP3PP/4RRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Re8 ]

c)
Richard Reti vs Rudolf Spielmann, Abbazia, 1912
r1bq2rk/ppp4p/1n4nQ/3P1p1N/2BP4/8/PPP3PP/4RRK1 w - - 0 1
[ d6 if Nxc4 Re7 or if Qf8 Re8 ]

d)
White mates in 6.
Richard Reti vs Oldrich Duras, Abbazia, 1912
r2qr1k1/pp1n2p1/5p2/2PpB2Q/3P4/2P2N2/P5PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 ]

e)
Richard Reti vs J. Brach, Kaschau, 1918
1q6/1p1k2p1/1RpPppQ1/2r5/8/7P/P5P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxb7 ]

Richard Reti Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Adolf Olland vs Richard Reti, Sheveningen, 1923
6k1/ppp2pp1/7p/3n4/3P1P2/P1PQb1PK/1P1N1q1P/5N2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxd2 if Nxd2 Ne3 ]

b)
Richard Reti vs Karel Hromadka, Maehrisch-Ostrau, 1923
r5k1/1pqn1pbp/p1p3p1/P7/8/1P2N1P1/1BQ1PP1P/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nd5 ]

c)
Richard Reti vs Evert Straat, Scheveningen, 1923
3rqr2/p4p1k/bp6/n1p1Pp2/7p/2PN1B1P/PP2Q2K/R2R4 w - - 0 1
[ Bb7 ]

d)
Richard Reti vs Efim Bogoljubov, New York, 1924
3r1bk1/ppq3pp/2p5/2P2Q1B/8/1P4P1/P6P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf7+ w/Be8 ]

e)
Richard Reti vs Max Walter, Bratislava, 1925
2r1k1r1/p3p2p/1pq1n1pB/4P3/Q1n5/2P5/P3B1PP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxc4 w/Qxa4 & Bxe6 ]

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


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