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### Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Rezso Charousek. 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 3.
Rezso Charousek vs J Wollner, Kaschau, 1893
r4k2/pppb1Pp1/2np3p/2b5/2B2Bnq/2N5/PP2Q1PP/4RR1K w - - 0 1
[ Qxe8+ Bxe8 fxe8/Q+ Rxe8 Bxd6# ]

b)
White mates in 6.
Rezso Charousek vs Englander, Kaschau, 1894
r3q3/1p5p/p1p1B1pk/2b1B3/6R1/3P2NP/PPP3PK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bf6 if g5 Bxg5+ Kg7 Nf5+ Kg6 Bh4+ ]

c)
Rezso Charousek vs J Wollner, Kassa, 1895
rnb3qk/pp1p3p/5P2/3p1pQ1/3P4/2N5/PPP3PP/R4K1n w - - 0 1
[ Re1 if Qxg5 Re8+ Qg8 f7 ]

d)
Rezso Charousek vs Makovetz, Budapest, 1895
1q3rk1/r4pp1/2R2b2/2pBp2p/5Pn1/1P6/2P1Q1PP/2BR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ h3 if Nh6 Rxf6 gxf6 Qxh5 ]

e)
Rezso Charousek vs G. Exner, Budapest, 1896
2Qn2k1/1p4pp/1p6/3r1p1q/8/5N1P/PP3PP1/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qc4 if Qf7 Ng5 or if f4 Rd1 ]

1a)
mate in 3
Rezso Charousek vs J Wollner

Rezso Charousek Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 7.
Rezso Charousek vs Richter, Berlin, 1897
r1qnr1k1/pp3R2/2p3Pp/3p1Nb1/P2PP1Q1/2N1P3/R7/7K w - - 0 1
[ Qxg5 if hxg5 Nh6+ ]

b)
White mates in 8.
Rezso Charousek vs Oliver Lehner, Budapest, 1897
r3r1k1/ppp2p2/5p1Q/5P2/4P1b1/5N2/P1P4P/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 if fxg5 f6 ]

c)
Black mates in 3.
Adolf Albin vs Rezso Charousek, Berlin, 1897
7q/2k1KP2/8/8/8/8/8/8 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe5+ if Kf8 Qg5 Ke8 Qd8# ]

d)
Rezso Charousek vs Amos Burn, Cologne, 1898
r4r1k/pp1b3p/2pq3P/3pnp1N/8/2P3P1/PP1Q2B1/4RRK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe5 Qxe5 Re1 if Qd6 Qd4+ ]

2d)
Rezso Charousek vs Amos Burn

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