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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Herman Steiner.
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)
Black mates in 3.
Jacob Gemzoe vs Herman Steiner, Hamburg, 1930
6k1/pp3r2/2p4q/3p2p1/3Pp1b1/4P1P1/PP4RP/2Q1RrNK b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxh2+ ]

b)
White mates in 4.
Herman Steiner vs Vladas Mikenas, Brno, 1931
4r2k/pp2q2b/2p2p1Q/4rP2/P7/1B5P/1P2R1R1/7K w - - 0 1
[ Rxe5 if fxe5 f6 ]

c)
Reuben Fine vs Herman Steiner, Pasadena, 1932
4r2k/pp5p/2pq3r/5pp1/3Pb3/2PBP1P1/P2Q1R1P/5RK1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxg3+ ]

d)
Herman Steiner vs Sidney Bernstein, New York, 1936
5r1k/6pp/1Q1N4/p3q3/8/P5P1/1P3P1P/5K2 w - - 0 1
[ Nf7+ ]

e)
Herman Steiner vs Salamanca Pomar, London, 1946
6k1/pp1r1ppp/2p5/4qP2/5RR1/PB1b2QP/1P4PK/5r2 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg7+ Qxg7 Rg4 Qxg4 Qxg4+ Kf8 f6 ]

Herman Steiner Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 6.
Herman Steiner vs S Grimm, Pittsburgh, 1946
r2rqn2/pp1b2pk/2pPpp1p/7P/6N1/P1Q1P1R1/BP3PP1/3RK3 w - - 0 1
[ Nxf6+ gxf6 Bb1+ ]

b)
Herman Steiner vs Moshe Czerniak, Venice, 1950
3r2k1/pp2r2p/6b1/1P1p1p2/3n4/3BN3/P4PPP/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxd5 w/Bc4 ]

c)
Herman Steiner vs Enrico Paoli, Venice, 1950
4r2k/pp1r2np/2p3n1/2P2p2/1PB5/2B2R2/P6P/6RK w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6 ]

d)
White mates in 4.
Herman Steiner vs Ludwig Rellstab Sr, Reggio Emilia, 1951
5k2/p2Q1pp1/1b5p/1p2PB1P/2p2P2/8/PP3qPK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qd6+ ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Herman Steiner vs Edward Lasker, Habana, 1952
8/kb3R2/pp1N2p1/n2PP3/2p4Q/2P4P/6PK/1q6 w - - 0 1
[ Rxb7+ w/Qe7 ]

f)
Herman Steiner vs Lionel Joyner, Hollywood, 1952
4r1k1/pp3p1p/2p3p1/3n2P1/1q1b4/1BN2Q2/PP3PP1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxd5 if Re1+ Kh2 Qd6+ g3 or if cxd5 Qxd5 ]

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