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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Saviely Tartakower.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your mouse from one bracket to the other.

a)
White mates in 4.
Saviely Tartakower vs J Schenkein, Barmen, 1905
2r1k3/pp4p1/6R1/3qPp1Q/1b1p1P2/B7/P6P/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rxg7+ ]

b)
Saviely Tartakower vs M Billecard, Ostende, 1907
2b1r1k1/p4ppp/2p5/5q2/1BP5/P6P/2PQ1PP1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qd8 ]

c)
Savielly Tartakower vs Johann Berger, Vienna, 1908
2k4r/pppr3p/1bn3qp/1B6/3P4/5N2/PP4PP/R2Q1R1K w - - 1 0
[ Bxc6 w/Ne5 ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Saviely Tartakower vs B Jankowitsch, Hamburg, 1910
r4rbk/1ppq1pp1/p2p2PP/8/3PP3/1PN1B3/1PP4Q/2KR4 w - - 1 0
[ hxg7+ Kxg7 Bh6+ if Kf6 Qh4+ or if Kxg6 Qg3+ ]

e)
Saviely Tartakower vs Arthur Kaufmann, Vienna, 1913
1knr1q1r/1pp2p1p/p2p4/3P4/BR3P2/2Q3P1/PPP5/1K2R3 w - - 0 1
[ Rxb7+ ]

Saviely Tartakower puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Saviely Tartakower vs Gustav Nyholm, Baden-Baden, 1914
r1b1k1nr/2pq1ppp/p2P4/bp6/2B1P3/1QP2N2/5PPP/1NB1K2R w - - 0 1
[ Bd5 ]

b)
Savielly Tartakower vs Richard Reti, Baden-Baden, 1914
2krr3/ppp3pp/5b2/2P2p2/1PQ1pP1q/4B2P/P5P1/3R1RK1 w - - 1 0
[ c6 if Qg3 cxb7+ Kb8 Qc5 or if Be7 Qb5 mates ]

c)
White mates in 4.
Saviely Tartakower vs K Hagen, Vienna, 1914
3r3r/2q2pk1/p2p1Nnp/1p1B1Qp1/3P4/8/PP4PP/1K3R2 w - - 1 0
[ Nh5+ if Kg8 Qxg6+ Kf8 Rxf7+ or if Kf8 Qxf7+ Qxf7 Rxf7+ ]

d)
White Mates in 2.
Saviely Tartakower vs Richard Reti, Vienna, 1920
8/1r5p/kpQ3p1/p3rp2/P6P/8/4bPPK/1R6 w - - 0 1
[ Rxb6+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Saviely Tartakower vs Willem Schelfhout, Amsterdam, 1920
r1k3r1/p3RN2/2p3p1/8/1BP5/8/PP4P1/2K5 w - - 1 0
[ Ba5 if Rd8 Rc7+ Kb8 Nxd8 ]

Saviely Tartakower puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Saviely Tartakower vs Max Euwe, Budapest, 1921
2r2rk1/pp3ppp/2pb4/5NB1/2P1n3/8/PP3PPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Be7 ]

b)
Savielly Tartakower vs Endre Steiner, Budapest, 1921
k3r2r/p2q2b1/2p5/4N2p/4Q1p1/1R4B1/PP3PPP/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Rb8+ if Kxb8 Nxd7+ mates ]

c)
Saviely Tartakower vs Ernst Gruenfeld, Vienna, 1923
2r2r2/ppp2pk1/4bN1p/3n4/7R/3B3P/PKP3P1/5R2 w - - 1 0
[ Nxd5 if Bxd5 Rg4+ mates ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Savielly Tartakower vs Robert Crepeaux Czechoslovakia, 1926
r5r1/pq3kBp/1p1Q4/2P5/8/7P/5PP1/3R2K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qf6+ Ke8 Qe6+ Qe7 Qxg8+ ]

e)
Saviely Tartakower vs Hans Kmoch, Bad Niendorf, 1927
1k3r2/p7/1p1P4/4P1p1/3P1q2/2P3pP/P5B1/4Q1K1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 if Qxd5 Qe4 ]

f)
Saviely Tartakower vs Fritz Igel, Vienna, 1928
1k6/p2q3p/1p1Pr1p1/3Q1p2/1P1R1P2/6P1/1KP5/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe6 ]

g)
Saviely Tartakower vs Nicolas Rossolimo, Paris, 1936
7k/3br2p/p2p1p2/q4P2/1prN1N1P/8/PPPQ4/1K4R1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng6+ ]

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