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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Rudolf Spielmann.
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)
Rudolf Spielmann vs Leo Fleischmann, Barmen, 1905
2kr3r/2p3p1/1pb1qp1p/R1n1pN2/2P1P3/3P3P/3N2P1/QR4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc5 bxc5 Qa6+ Kd7 Nb3 ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Rudolf Spielmann vs Saviely Tartakower, Munich, 1909
r3nrkq/pp3p1p/2p3nQ/5NN1/8/3BP3/PPP3PP/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ Ne7+ Nxe7 Bxh7+ ]

c)
Rudolf Spielmann vs Saviely Tartakower, Vienna, 1910
rn1q1rk1/pp2bppp/4b3/2pn4/4B3/2B2NN1/PPPQ1PPP/R3K2R w KQ - 0 1
[ Bxg7 if Kxg7 Nh5+ ]

d)
White mates in 6.
Rudolf Spielmann vs E Dyckhoff, Munich, 1921
r6k/1p5p/p1pqPR1P/3p1pb1/8/2P5/PP6/1K4Q1 w - - 0 1
[ Qd4 w/Rg6+ ]

e)
White mates in 8.
Rudolf Spielmann vs Henri Weenink, Scheveningen, 1923
1r1k1r2/p1q3pp/3pR3/1ppQ1pPn/8/3P3P/PPPB2PK/4R3 w - - 0 1
[ Ba5 if Qxa5 Qc6 ]

Rudolf Spielmann Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Rudolf Spielmann vs Frederick Yates, Semmering, 1926
2rq2k1/4bpp1/5n1p/p1p5/P2p2NB/1P3Q1P/2P2PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe7 Qxe7 Nxf6+ gxf6 Qg4+ ]

b)
White mates in 6.
Rudolf Spielmann vs Eduard Glass, Vienna, 1928
3R4/1pk2p1p/p3p3/r1q2p2/2P1bP2/1P6/PK1Q2PP/3R4 w - - 0 1
[ Rc8+ ]

c)
Rudolf Spielmann vs Hans Muller, Vienna, 1928
1rb1r1k1/p1q1bppp/1p2pn2/8/2PQ2N1/1P4P1/PB3PBP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qe5 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Rudolf Spielmann vs Walter, Trencianske Teplice, 1928
r2Nqb1r/pQ1bp1pp/1pn1p3/1k1p4/2p2B2/2P5/PPP2PPP/R3KB1R w KQ - 0 1
[ a4+ if Kc5 Qxc6+ or if Ka5 Nxc6+ Bxc6 b4+ ]


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