Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Gosta Stoltz.
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)
White Mates in 5. Stoltz vs Valentin Marin y Llovet, The Hague, 1928
5r1n/pbq2ppk/3N3p/1p2PP1Q/2B1p1R1/3nP1B1/P5PP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ Kxg7 f6+ Kh7 Nf5 ]

b)
Stoltz vs Savielly Tartakower, Bled, 1931
3bR3/p2r1p1k/2Q2Ppp/1p6/1P2B2K/6P1/8/5q2 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg6+ (if Qxd7 Bxf6+ mates) Kxg6 Rg8+ if Kh7 Qe4+ mates ]

c)
Stoltz vs Gideon Stahlberg, Goteborg, 1931
4rnk1/pq1n1ppp/1p6/3pNP2/1b1P1BP1/8/PP2Q1BP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qb5 ]

d)
Stoltz vs Salomon Flohr, Prague, 1931
4r2b/3q1r1k/p2p3B/1p1Pnp2/8/7Q/P4PP1/1B1R1R1K w - - 0 1
[ g4 if Bg7 Bxf5+ Rxf5 Bxg7+ or if Nxg4 Qxg4+ w/Qh4+ & Rg1+ ]

e)
Stoltz vs Lajos Steiner, Folkestone, 1933
1R2bkr1/2Q3q1/3p1p2/4pP2/3pP3/P2p1B2/7P/7K w - - 0 1
[ Rxe8+ w/Bh5+ ]

f)
Stoltz vs Birger Rasmusson, Bad Niendorf, 1934
1qr5/p3kr1Q/4bp2/8/8/1n4P1/1P3PBP/1K1RR3 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6+ if Kxe6 Bd5+ ]

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