Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Endre Steiner.
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.
Endre Steiner vs J Stiassny, Brunn, 1925
r1bk1bnr/3npppp/pp6/B2N4/2pN4/8/PP2PPPP/R3KB1R w KQ - 1 0
[ Nc6+ ]

b)
Endre Steiner vs Edgard Colle, Budapest, 1926
r5k1/pp1b2rp/2p5/2Pp4/3PN3/6Q1/PP4PP/7K w - - 1 0
[ Nf6+ if Kf8 Qd6+ or if Kh8 Qe5 Rf8 Kg1 Bc8 Nh5 ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Endre Steiner vs Fritzis Apsheniek, Hague, 1928
rn2k3/ppq3rp/5R2/3Q1p2/3Pp3/1B2B3/PP4PP/6K1 w q - 1 0
[ Qe6+ if Re7 Rf8+ or if Qe7 Qc8+ Qd8 Rf8+ ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Endre Steiner vs Richard Reti, Trencianske Teplice, 1928
R7/1prr3Q/4kpp1/1R2p3/2PpP2P/3q2P1/1P6/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Re8+ Kd6 Rd5+ Kc6 Re6+ ]

e)
Endre Steiner vs Miklos Szigeti, Budapest, 1931
4r1k1/2pb2p1/5qP1/P2p1p1Q/2p1r3/7P/5BR1/R5K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qh7+ Kf8 Bc5+ ]

Endre Steiner Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 7.
Endre Steiner vs Holger Norman-Hansen, Munich, 1936
r1b3k1/pp2p1b1/4pq2/3p2NQ/5BP1/8/PP3P2/2R2K2 w - - 1 0
[ Be5 if Qxe5 Qf7+ Kh8 Qe8+ or if Bd7 Bxf6 Bb5+ Kg1 exf6 Rc7 ]

b)
Black mates in 5.
Weiss vs Endre Steiner, Breslau, 1912
2k3rr/pp6/4p3/2PpP3/4qp2/PP5p/1B3QRP/4R2K b - - 0 1
[ ...hxg2+ Kg1 Rxh2 Kxh2 g1/Q+ Rxg1 Qh7+ ]

c)
Mirko Schreiber vs Endre Steiner, Munich, 1936
1r2r1k1/pq3ppp/2R5/2Q5/3p4/PP4P1/3NbP1P/4R1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bb5 if Rc1 Bxc6 Qxc6 Rec8 ]

d)
Black mates in 6.
Lodewijk Prins vs Endre Steiner, Stockholm, 1937
r5k1/ppp4p/5qp1/3P1bb1/nPP5/PK4p1/6PP/3RQB1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qb2+ Kxa4 Bd7+ b5 a6 ]


Hungarian GMs

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