Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Simon Winawer.
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)
Winawer vs Carl Goering, Leipzig, 1877
8/ppp3pk/1b2R2p/3p1P2/3pNqP1/3P3P/PPP3K1/4B3 w - - 0 1
[ Bd2 ]

b)
Winawer vs Johann Berger, Berlin, 1881
3q2k1/1p1rb1pp/p4p2/8/1P3N2/2B1R3/PKP1QPPP/3r4 w - - 0 1
[ Qc4+ Rd5 (if Kh8 Ng6+ mates) Nxd5 w/Rd3 ]

c)
Black to move and win. Winawer vs Wilfried Paulsen, Berlin, 1881
8/1kp2r1p/rpnpq1p1/pQ1Rp3/P1P1P3/4BP1P/1P4P1/1K1R4 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nb4 if R5d2 Rd7 ]

d)
White Mates in 5. Winawer vs Berthold Englisch, London, 1883
2kr4/1r6/RP3p2/R1PPpNp1/4P1Pp/1p5n/8/5K2 w - - 0 1
[ Ra8+ w/Rxc8+ ]



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