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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Emil Schallopp.
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)
Emil Schallopp vs Adolf Anderssen, Berlin, 1866
rb3r1k/p2qNppp/1p3n2/n2p4/8/5N2/PB1Q1PPP/2R1R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Bxf6 if gxf6 Qh6 Be5 Rxe5 fxe5 Qf6# ]

b)
White mates in 2.
Emil Schallopp vs Kaehler, Berlin, 1868
rn3k1r/pQ1b1Ppp/2pq3b/3B4/8/5N2/PPP2PPP/RN1KR3 w - - 1 0
[ Qc8+ ]

c)
Berthold Englisch vs Emil Schallopp, Leipzig, 1877
5Bk1/pq4pp/8/5p2/2Prr3/1P3QPP/P5K1/R4R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rd3 if Qxd3 Re2+ mates ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Carl Goering vs Emil Schallopp, Leipzig, 1877
rn2r1k1/ppp1q2p/3b1np1/1Q1p2N1/6b1/2N5/PPPB1PPP/2K1RB1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxe1+ Bxe1 Bf4+ Bd2 Re1+ ]

e)
Johannes Zukertort vs Emil Schallopp, Berlin, 1881
r4k1r/pp3pp1/2npb3/4p3/1b2P1pq/2NB2N1/PPPB1PP1/R2QR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd4 if a3 Qh2+ Kf1 Qh1+ ]

1d)
mate in 4
Carl Goering vs Emil Schallopp

Emil Schallopp Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Max Weiss vs Emil Schallopp, Nuernberg, 1883
r3k2r/2p2p2/p2p1n2/1p2p3/4P2p/1PPPPp1q/1P5P/R1N2QRK b kq - 0 1
[ ...Ng4 if Qxh3 Nf2# ]

b)
Emil Schallopp vs Joseph Blackburne, Nuernberg, 1883
r2qbk2/pp3pp1/2pb3p/3p1P2/3Pn1NB/2N5/PPPQ2PP/4R1K1 w - - 1 0
[ Nxe4 ]

c)
White mates in 5.
Emil Schallopp vs Louis Paulsen, Nuernberg, 1883
r4kn1/1pp1p2R/p4pp1/1bNPN3/5QP1/2P5/PP1K1P2/5q2 w - - 1 0
[ Qh6+ if Nxh6 Ne6+ Ke8 Rh8+ or if Ke8 Qxg6+ Kd8 Qxg8+ Be8 Ne6+ ]

d)
Black mates in 4.
Wilfried Paulsen vs Emil Schallopp, Hamburg, 1885
2kr4/p1p2p1p/6PQ/bp6/1n1Pn3/KP2B2P/P3NP2/RN1q1B1R b - - 0 1
[ ...Nd3 if Bd2 Nxd2 ]

e)
Semyon Alapin vs Emil Schallopp, Frankfurt, 1887
r1b1kb1r/ppppqppp/5n2/4n1N1/2BQP3/2N5/PPP2PPP/R1B1K2R b KQkq - 0 1
[ ...c5 ]

f)
White mates in 5.
Emil Schallopp vs Max Harmonist, Breslau, 1889
r1q1k2r/1pp2pp1/1b2bn1p/pP1NQ3/P1B1P3/B7/5PPP/3R1RK1 w kq - 1 0
[ Nxf6+ gxf6 Qxf6 ]

2c)
mate in 5
Emil Schallopp vs Louis Paulsen


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