Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1904.
White to move and win except where noted.

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

a)
White mates in 3.
Napier vs NN, Hastings, 1904
rn4nr/pppq2bk/7p/5b1P/4NBQ1/3B4/PPP3P1/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Qg6+ Bxg6 Ng5+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
George Marco vs Albert Hodges, Cambridge, 1904
3r4/1nb1kp2/p1p2N2/1p2pPr1/8/1BP2P2/PP1R4/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ Rd7+ Rxd7 Rxd7+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Jacques Mieses vs Theodore Von Scheve, Monaco, 1904
3Q4/p1p3kp/8/3P1p2/1nP2B1P/6PK/Pq6/4r3 w - - 0 1
[ Bh6+ if Kxh6 Qg5# or if Kf7 Qf8+ Kg6 Qg8+ ]

d)
White mates in 5.
William Gunston vs C Tattersall, London, 1904
2q1r2k/2p2Qbp/r1p1P1p1/p7/3Np3/1P1R4/PBP2PPP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 if Bxb2 Rh3 ]

e)
White mates in 5.
Isidor Gunsberg vs William Gunston, London, 1904
r4krQ/1ppqb3/p3R3/3p2N1/3P1p2/2P4P/P1P3P1/1R4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rf6+ if Bxf6 Qxf6+ Ke8 Re1+ ]

1a)
mate in 3
Napier vs NN

1904 Puzzles, Part II.
White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White mates in 6.
Frank Marshall vs Theodore Von Scheve, Monaco, 1904
6k1/pp5p/2p3q1/6BP/2nPr1Q1/8/PP3R1K/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bh6 if Re2 Rxe2 Qxg4 Rg2 ]

b)
White mates in 9.
A Benesch vs J Krejcik, Olmutz, 1904
r1b1r3/1p1p1Npp/pk6/2p1P3/PbQ2B1q/8/1P3PPP/R1R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxb4+ if cxb4 Be3+ Ka5 Rc5+ Kb6 Rac1 ]

c)
Frank Marshall vs Eisenberg, USA, 1904
rnb1r1k1/ppp2p1p/6p1/4q3/1BQ1N3/8/PP3PPP/3R1K1R w - - 0 1
[ Bc3 if Be6 Qd3 ]

d)
Gibson vs Thomson, Scotland, 1904
r3k2r/ppqn1ppp/2pbpnb1/4N3/3P1B2/2NB4/PPP1QPPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg6 if hxg6 Nxf7 Kxf7 Qxe6+ ]

e)
H Shoosmith vs O Mueller, London, 1904
4r1k1/ppq1r2p/8/2p2R2/b1P4Q/7P/P5P1/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Qh6 if Rg7 Qe6+ or if Qc8 Rg5+ Kh8 Qf6+ ]

f)
Jackson Showalter vs Harry Pillsbury, Cambridge, 1904
1r5k/p1p3pp/8/8/4p3/P1P1R3/1P1Q1qr1/2KR4 w - - 0 1
[ Re2 e3 Qd8+ Qf8 Qxf8+ Rxf8 Rxg2 ]

g)
Sabourov vs Lucke, corr., 1904
r1bqk2r/pp1pn1bp/2p3p1/4p1B1/7N/2PB4/PPP3PP/R2Q1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 if gxf5 Qh5+ or if Bf8 Nd6# ]

2f)
Jackson Showalter vs Harry Pillsbury

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