Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Emanuel Schiffers.
White to move and win except where noted.

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

a)
Emanuel Schiffers vs Jurevich, St Petersburg, 1892
r1bk3r/ppbp1ppp/3Q3n/4N3/2B4q/2P5/P4PPP/RN2R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh6+ if Qxc4 Qh4+ ]

b)
White Mates in 8. Emanuel Schiffers vs Isidor Gunsberg, Hastings, 1895
1k1rq3/8/3p3p/1P1B4/1n3p1p/3Q3P/1P3BP1/1K1R4 w - - 0 1
[ Ba7+ if Kxa7 Qd4+ ]

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