Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Emil Schallopp.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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


a)
White mates in 2.
Emil Schallopp vs Kaehler, Berlin, 1868
rn3k1r/pQ1b1Ppp/2pq3b/3B4/8/5N2/PPP2PPP/RN1KR3 w - - 1 0
[ Qc8+ ]

b)
Emil Schallopp vs Joseph Blackburne, Nuernberg, 1883
r2qbk2/pp3pp1/2pb3p/3p1P2/3Pn1NB/2N5/PPPQ2PP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxe4 ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Emil Schallopp vs Max Harmonist, Breslau, 1889
r1q1k2r/1pp2pp1/1b2bn1p/pP1NQ3/P1B1P3/B7/5PPP/3R1RK1 w kq - 1 0
[ Nxf6+ gxf6 Qxf6 ]

d)
Berthold Englisch vs Emil Schallopp, Leipzig, 1877
5Bk1/pq4pp/8/5p2/2Prr3/1P3QPP/P5K1/R4R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd3 if Qxd3 Re2+ mates ]

e)
Black mates in 4.
Carl Goering vs Emil Schallopp, Leipzig, 1877
rn2r1k1/ppp1q2p/3b1np1/1Q1p2N1/6b1/2N5/PPPB1PPP/2K1RB1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxe1+ Bxe1 Bf4+ Bd2 Re1+ ]



Emil Schallopp Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Johannes Zukertort vs Emil Schallopp, Berlin, 1881
r4k1r/pp3pp1/2npb3/4p3/1b2P1pq/2NB2N1/PPPB1PP1/R2QR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd4 mates if a3 Qh2+ Kf1 Qh1+ ]

b)
Max Weiss vs Emil Schallopp, Nuernberg, 1883
r3k2r/2p2p2/p2p1n2/1p2p3/4P2p/1PPPPp1q/1P5P/R1N2QRK b kq - 0 1
[ ...Ng4 if Qxh3 Nf2# ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Wilfried Paulsen vs Emil Schallopp, Hamburg, 1885
2kr4/p1p2p1p/6PQ/bp6/1n1Pn3/KP2B2P/P3NP2/RN1q1B1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd3 if Bd2 Nxd2 ]

d)
Semyon Alapin vs Emil Schallopp, Frankfurt, 1887
r1b1kb1r/ppppqppp/5n2/4n1N1/2BQP3/2N5/PPP2PPP/R1B1K2R b KQkq - 0 1
[ ...c5 ]


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