Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Wlodzimierz Schmidt.
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)
Schmidt vs Hans Holaszek, Hague, 1961
r1bq1r1k/2ppnppp/p3n3/1pbNPN2/6Q1/1B6/PPP2PPP/R1B1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ndxe7 w/Bxe6 ]

b)
White Mates in 7. Schmidt vs Ryszard Drozd, Poznan, 1962
r1b3kr/1pqnB1p1/p3p1Qp/4P3/8/2N5/PPP3PP/2KR3R w - - 0 1
[ Ne4 Qxe5 Nf6+ Qxf6 Bxf6 Rh7 Qe8+ ]

c)
White Mates in 2. Schmidt vs Heinz Liebert, Polanica Zdroj, 1967
8/8/p3p3/3b1pR1/1B3P1k/8/4r1PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Be1+ ]



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