### Here are some chess puzzles from the games of the Folkestone 1933 Olympiad.The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

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

a)
White mates in 7.
Kornel Havasi vs Antonio Sacconi, Folkestone, 1933
2r1r2k/1q3ppp/p2Rp3/2p1P3/6QB/p3P3/bP3PPP/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bf6 if Rg8 Qxg7+ Rxg7 Rd8+ or if gxf6 exf6 Rg8 Rd8 ]

b)
Arthur Dake vs M Engelman, Folkestone, 1933
k2r4/8/1pr3pp/P1N1p3/1P5P/4B3/4K3/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ axb6 Rxb6 Ra1+ Kb8 Nd7+ ]

c)
Vladas Mikenas vs Geza Maroczy, Folkestone, 1933
4r1k1/2q1Pppp/pn6/1p1R1P2/8/1B2Q3/P5PP/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rd8 if Rxd8 e8/Q+ ]

d)
Theodore Regedzinski vs Eduard Glass, Folkestone, 1933
2rbrk2/5ppp/pp2n3/2pNPq2/2P2P2/1P3QR1/PB5P/5R1K w - - 0 1
[ Ne3 if Qd3 Rd1 ]

e)
Karel Skalicka vs Karl Berndtsson, Folkestone, 1933
r4rk1/pb3ppp/1p6/2b5/4pB2/P3P3/1P3PPP/3RKB1R w K - 0 1
[ b4 if Be7 Rc7 ]

1e)
Karel Skalicka vs Karl Berndtsson

Folkestone 1933 Olympiad Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Erik Lundin vs Karel Opocensky, Folkestone, 1933
4r1k1/pp3ppp/5n2/3p1Q2/6n1/2N1B3/PP3PPq/R2R1K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxe3 ]

b)
Thorketill Sigurdsson vs Karel Skalicka, Folkestone, 1933
5k2/5pp1/p3p2p/P1R1PP2/3pP1P1/1r6/7P/6K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rc3 ]

c)
Gosta Stoltz vs Frank Marshall, Folkestone, 1933
1r2r1k1/pBp2ppp/1b3n2/4B3/1q3P2/3R1QPP/PPP5/2K4R b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxb7 if Qxb7 Be3+ ]

d)
Gosta Stoltz vs Lajos Steiner, Folkestone, 1933
1R2bkr1/2Q3q1/3p1p2/4pP2/3pP3/P2p1B2/7P/7K w - - 0 1
[ Rxe8+ if Kxe8 Bh5+ ]

e)
Mir Sultan Khan vs Asmundur Asgeirsson, Folkestone, 1933
2b1r3/3n1p1p/p1Nb1nk1/3p2p1/N7/2B2PPB/PPR2K1P/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 if Nxf6 Bxc8 w/Ne7+ or if Kxf6 Na7 ]

2d)
Gosta Stoltz vs Lajos Steiner

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