Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1924.
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.
Alexander Alekhine vs Freeman, New York, 1924
4Rnk1/pr3ppp/1p3q2/5NQ1/2p5/8/P4PPP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nh6+ Qxh6 Rxf8+ Kxf8 Qd8# ]

b)
White mates in 3.
Boris Kostic vs Coleman, Perth, 1924
r5rk/2b2p1p/1pppq3/5Np1/p1n4Q/P4R2/1PB3PP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh7+ Kxh7 Rh3+ ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Janos Balogh vs Geza Maroczy, Gyor, 1924
1r2r1k1/4bpp1/b1q1pBn1/p2pP1Q1/2pP2N1/P1P4R/5PP1/1N3RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rh8+ Kxh8 Qh6+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Meergrun vs NN, London, 1924
r1b1k1nr/p5bp/p1pBq1p1/3pP1P1/N4Q2/8/PPP1N2P/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qf8+ Bxf8 Rxf8+ Kd7 Nc5# ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Friedrich Saemisch vs Schlosser, Trautenau, 1924
rnbq1bnr/pp1p1p1p/3pk3/3NP1p1/5p2/5N2/PPP1Q1PP/R1B1KB1R w - - 0 1
[ Nd4+ Kxd5 Qb6+ if Kxd4 c3+ or if Ke4 Bd3+ ]

1a)
mate in 3
Alexander Alekhine vs Freeman

1924 Puzzles, Part II.
White to move and win except where noted.
a)
White mates in 4.
E Verner Nielson vs Victor Christensen, Copenhagen, 1924
r4rk1/ppq2pBp/2p2n2/3p2Qn/3P1b2/2NB1P2/PPP2P1P/R5RK w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6+ Bxg5 Rxg5+ Ng7 Rxg7+ Kh8 Rg4# ]

b)
White mates in 5.
Jacobs vs John Bee, London, 1924
3q3k/pp3r1r/4R1Q1/2p1P2p/Pb6/1P1P3R/1B4PP/7K w - - 0 1
[ Re8+ Rf8 Rg3 Qxe8 e6+ ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Sandor Gruber vs M Walter, Gyor, 1924
6rk/5Rbp/bq1p4/p2BP2Q/1p3n2/1P6/P1P2R1P/7K w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7 if Rxg7 Qe8+ or if Kxg7 Qg5+ Kf8 Rxf4+ Ke8 Qxg8+ ]

d)
White mates in 5.
Soyka vs Kolta, Vienna, 1924
r1b3k1/ppp1n2p/2n2qpB/6N1/3NP3/2QP2P1/P1P3BP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxc6 if Qxc3 Nxe7+ or if Qf7 Nxf7 Nf5 exf5 Kxf7 Qg7+ ]

e)
Alexander Alekhine vs Manfred Schroder, New York, 1924
2kr1b1r/pppnpppp/1q3nb1/3P4/5BP1/2N1N2P/PPP2P2/R2QKB1R w - - 0 1
[ Nc4 if Qa6 Nd6+ or if Qc5 Be3 Qb4 a3 ]

2a)
mate in 4
E Verner Nielson vs Victor Christensen

1924 Puzzles, Part III.
White to move and win except where noted.
a)
Richard Reti vs Efim Bogoljubov, New York, 1924
3r1bk1/ppq3pp/2p5/2P2Q1B/8/1P4P1/P6P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf7+ Kh8 Be8 ]

b)
Siegbert Tarrasch vs Walter Von Holzhausen, Paris, 1924
r1bqr1k1/pppnbppp/2np4/8/2BNP3/1PN5/P1P2PPP/R1BQR1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf7+ Kxf7 Ne6 if Kxe6 Qe5+ mates ]

c)
Damian Reca vs Benito Villegas, Buenos Aires, 1924
r5qk/1p2r1p1/1np1Nb2/p3Bp2/Pn1P1P2/1Q6/1P4BP/2R1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qh3+ Qh7 Qxh7+ Kxh7 Bxf6 gxf6 Nf8+ ]

d)
Geza Maroczy vs Gruber, Gyor, 1924
1r1qrbk1/p1N2ppp/4b3/2pp2Bn/8/3B2Q1/PPP2PPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxh7+ if Kxh7 Qd3+ or if Kh8 Qh4 ]

e)
Vladimir Nenarokov vs A Smorodsky, Moscow CH, 1924
2r2k1r/1pq3p1/p5B1/1b3PBp/3pP1n1/1Q6/6PP/RR5K w - - 0 1
[ Bf4 if Qd7 Bd6+ or if Qc4 Rc1 Qxb3 Bd6+ mates ]

f)
Muller vs Lajos Steiner, Gyor, 1924
4r1k1/p3q3/1pp1rRb1/3pP2p/1P4p1/2B1P1Q1/P5PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxe6 Qxe6 Rf6 ]

g)
Spanhauer vs Oldrich Duras, 1924
3k4/p2b1q1n/1p4n1/2r4Q/2Np1P2/3P4/P1PB2PP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxc5 bxc5 Ba5+ Kc8 Nd6+ ]

3g)
Spanhauer vs Oldrich Duras

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