Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Jackson Showalter.
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)
Showalter vs Wilhelm Steinitz, Cologne, 1898
N1k1q3/1p2r1pp/2p2p2/Qn6/2p5/7P/P1P2PP1/3R1K2 w - - 0 1
[ a4 if Na3 Nb6+ Kb8 Nxc4 wins ]

b)
Showalter vs Harry Pillsbury, Cambridge, 1904
1r5k/p1p3pp/8/8/4p3/P1P1R3/1P1Q1qr1/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ Re2 ]



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