Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1927.
White to move and win.

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

a)
White mates in 2.
Springe vs Dietmar Gebhard, Munich, 1927
r1b1kb1r/pp1n1pp1/1qp1p2p/6B1/2PPQ3/3B1N2/P4PPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxe6+ ]

b)
White mates in 3.
C Portela vs A Nogues Acuna, Buenos Aires, 1927
r2q4/p2nR1bk/1p1Pb2p/4p2p/3nN3/B2B3P/PP1Q2P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6+ Kh8 Qxh6+ Bxh6 Rh7# ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Jose Capablanca vs A Souza Campos, Sao Paulo, 1927
3r2k1/pb1p1rp1/1pn2pp1/2qNp1B1/2B1P3/7R/PPP2PPP/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxf6+ Kf8 Rh8+ Ke7 Re8+ Rxe8 Rxd7+ ]

d)
White mates in 6.
Goglidze vs Assowsky, Tbilisi, 1927
r3r3/p5k1/1qpB1Rp1/1p2P1N1/2p1P3/8/PP1Q2PP/3b3K w - - 0 1
[ Bf8+ if Kg8 Rxg6+ Kxf8 Qd6+ or if Rxf8 Ne6+ Kh7 Qd7+ ]

e)
Saviely Tartakower vs Hans Kmoch, Bad Niendorf, 1927
1k3r2/p7/1p1P4/4P1p1/3P1q2/2P3pP/P5B1/4Q1K1 w - - 0 1
[ e6 if Qxd5 Qe4 Kc7 e7 Re8 Qb7# ]

1b)
mate in 3
C Portela vs A Nogues Acuna

1927 Puzzles, Part II.
White to move and win.
a)
Mikhail Botvinnik vs Viacheslav Ragozin, Leningrad, 1927
r5k1/pp5p/4R1n1/3q1r2/1P4Q1/3p4/1B3PPP/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6+ hxg6 Qxg6+ Kf8 Qg7+ Ke8 Re1+ Kd8 Qe7+ Kc8 Rc1+ ]

b)
Mikhail Botvinnik vs N Pavlov Pianov, Moscow, 1927
4qr1k/2Rr1npp/p3b3/1p2Pp2/1Q3B2/P4N2/5PPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7 Bxd7 e6 if Bxe6 Rxe6 ]

c)
Max Euwe vs Lohr, Amsterdam, 1927
2kn4/1p1rb2p/p3pp2/2p5/4P3/N1P2R1P/PP4PB/4K3 w - - 0 1
[ Nc4 w/Nb6+ ]

d)
Edgar Colle vs William Fairhurst, London, 1927
5r1k/R4p1p/2p2q1p/8/6Q1/1Bn5/P2r1PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7 if Rxf7 Re8+ Rf8 Qg8+ ]

e)
Akiba Rubinstein vs Mojshe Hirszbajn, Lodz, 1927
r1b1r1k1/pp1nqp2/2p1p1pp/8/4N3/P1Q1P3/1P3PPP/1BRR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd7 Bxd7 Nf6+ ]

2a)
Mikhail Botvinnik vs Viacheslav Ragozin

1927 Puzzles, Part III.
White to move and win.
a)
Vladimir Makogonov vs Vsevolod Rauzer, Moscow, 1927
3n3R/4k3/1p2pp2/3p3P/3N4/4rP2/6P1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd8 Kxd8 h6 Re5 g4 Re1+ Kg2 ]

b)
Gerard Oskam vs NN, Rotterdam, 1927
r2qkb1r/ppp1pppp/5n2/3Pn3/4P1b1/2N2N2/PP3PPP/R1BQKB1R w - - 0 1
[ Nxe5 if Bxd1 Bb5+ c6 dxc6 a6 c7+ axb5 cxd8/Q+ ]

c)
Luis Palau vs P Ipata, Buenos, 1927
3r1k1r/1p2nbp1/2pqBp2/p4P1p/3p3N/P2P2QP/1PP3P1/4RR1K w - - 0 1
[ Qxd6 Rxd6 Bxf7 Kxf7 Rxe7+ Kxe7 Ng6+ ]

3c)
Luis Palau vs P Ipata

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