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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of 1892.
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 2.
Siegbert Tarrasch vs Fiedler, Nuremberg, 1892
r2q1b1r/1pN1n1pp/p1n3k1/4Pb2/2BP4/8/PPP3PP/R1BQ1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Qg4+ Bxg4 Bf7# ]

b)
White mates in 2.
W Donisthorpe vs Mundell, London, 1892
r2q1b1r/pppbk2p/3p1pB1/3Pp2Q/2P5/4B2P/PP3PP1/R3K2R w - - 0 1
[ Qxe5+ if dxe5 Bc5# or if fxe5 Bg5# ]

c)
White mates in 3.
Siegbert Tarrasch vs Eckart, Nurnberg, 1892
r1bq1r1k/pp2n1pp/8/3N1p2/2B4R/8/PPP2QPP/7K w - - 0 1
[ Rxh7+ if Kxh7 Qh4+ ]

d)
White mates in 3.
Dadian vs Bitcham, Zugridi, 1892
r5kr/pppN1pp1/1bn1R3/1q1N2Bp/3p2Q1/8/PPP2PPP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ N5f6+ gxf6 Bh6+ if hxg4 Nxf6# ]

e)
Black mates in 3.
Josef Noa vs G Makovetz, Dresden, 1892
r5k1/pp2r3/2p4b/3p4/3P3p/1PP3q1/P3NR2/R2QK3 b Q - 0 1
[ ...Rf8 if Qd3 Qg1+ ]

1c)
mate in 3
Siegbert Tarrasch vs Eckart

1892 puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

a)
Black mates in 3.
Josef Noa vs Jacques Mieses, Dresden, 1892
4Q3/p1P3k1/1r5p/3K2p1/4P3/2N4P/P7/5q2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qd3+ if Kc5 or Ke5 Qd6+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Siegbert Tarrasch vs Jean Taubenhaus, Nuremberg, 1892
r2q1rk1/ppp1n1p1/1b1p1p2/1B1N2BQ/3pP3/2P3P1/PP3P2/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bc4 Nxd5 Bxd5+ ]

c)
Black mates in 4.
Colburn vs Joseph Blackburne, Hastings, 1892
r4rk1/ppp2pbp/6p1/5b2/1nB2PP1/2P1BQ2/qP5P/2KR2NR b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxc3 ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Francis Lee vs James Mason, Belfast, 1892
5r1k/5q1p/pp6/2pP2R1/2P5/8/PP1Q3P/5rRK b - - 0 1
[ ...Qf3+ if Qg2 Rxg1+ Kxg1 Qd1+ ]

e)
Black mates in 5.
Szymon Winawer vs Kurt Von Bardeleben, Dresden, 1892
6k1/p1p3pp/1p4b1/3P4/1bP3q1/1P2Bp2/5Q1P/3K3R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe4 if Bc1 Bh5 or if Qa2 Qxe3 ]

2d)
mate in 4
Francis Lee vs James Mason

1892 puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Black mates in 6.
G Makovetz vs Moritz Porges, Dresden, 1892
r5rk/ppp2p1p/1b1p1p1q/4pP2/2B5/2PP4/PP3PPP/R2Q1RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh3 if g3 Rxg3+ hxg3 Qxg3+ ]

b)
White mates in 7.
Mikhail Chigorin vs Wilhelm Steinitz, Havana, 1892
r4r2/p1BR3p/k1p3p1/1q6/1b3P2/1R3Q2/PPP5/2K5 w - - 0 1
[ Rxb4 Qxb4 Qxc6+ Qb6 Qa4+ ]

c)
White mates in 7.
Wilhelm Steinitz vs Mikhail Chigorin, Havana, 1892
4rr1k/1ppb3p/2q3p1/p7/3n4/1BP1B3/PP3PP1/2K2Q1R w - - 0 1
[ Rxh7+ Kxh7 Qh1+ Kg7 Qh6+ ]

d)
White mates in 9.
Wilhelm Steinitz vs Mikhail Chigorin, Havana, 1892
6k1/q3r1p1/4P3/p2BQ2p/5P2/2B3P1/PP5P/7K w - - 0 1
[ Qxg7+ if Rxg7 e7+ Kh7 Be4+ ]

e)
Mikhail Chigorin vs Wilhelm Steinitz, Havana, 1892
5r1k/2p1q1p1/p2r3p/3nNP1R/2Q3P1/PR4K1/5P2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qxd5 Rxd5 Ng6+ ]

3d)
mate in 9
Wilhelm Steinitz vs Mikhail Chigorin

1892 puzzles, pt. iv.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Albert Hodges vs Eugene Delmar, Skaneateles, 1892
r5k1/pp3rp1/1n2p1Qp/4R1b1/2pq2N1/P7/1P1B1PPP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg5 if Rxf2 Nxh6+ Kh8 Bc3 ]

b)
Emanuel Schiffers vs Jurevich, St Petersburg, 1892
r1bk3r/ppbp1ppp/3Q3n/4N3/2B4q/2P5/P4PPP/RN2R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh6+ if Qxc4 Qh4+ Qxh4 Nxf7# ]

c)
Siegbert Tarrasch vs George Marco, Dresden, 1892
3r1rk1/ppp3pp/8/2n2p2/8/5P2/PPP3PP/R1B1R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bg5 if Rde8 Be7 ]

d)
Adolf Albin vs Jacques Mieses, Dresden, 1892
2k5/1ppb1p2/p1p2q1r/5P2/P3P1p1/1P1P2Nr/2P2QK1/6RR b - - 0 1
[ ...Rh2+ if Rxh2 Rxh2+ Kxh2 Qh4+ mates ]

e)
Henry Bird vs Emanuel Lasker, New Castle on Tyne, 1892
3R1nk1/5rp1/4Q3/4B3/3pqP2/8/6P1/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe1+ Kh2 Qh4+ if Qh3 Qxd8 ]

4e)
Henry Bird vs Emanuel Lasker

1892 puzzles, pt. v.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Wilhelm Steinitz vs Mikhail Chigorin, Habana, 1892
6k1/pr4p1/1rnb1nQp/4p1P1/qP6/3P3N/PRNB1P1P/K1R5 b - - 0 1
[ ...Ne7 ]

b)
Henry Bird vs Isidor Gunsberg, Hastings, 1892
r1b1k1nr/ppp2p1p/2nb4/8/Q2N3q/1PP3p1/P2PP1PP/RNBK1B1R b kq - 0 1
[ ...Qxh2 Ke1 Qxh1 Nxc6 Qg1 ]

c)
Francis Lee vs Henry Bird, Belfast, 1892
3r4/pp4kp/2p3pq/2P1P3/4N1n1/6P1/P1R4P/4Q1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qe3+ if Qxe3 Rd1+ Kg2 Nxe3+ or if Kf1 Qf3+ Rf2 Qh1+ Ke2 Qxe4+ ]

5b)
Henry Bird vs Isidor Gunsberg

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