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Daniel Harrwitz vs Bernhard Horwitz
Daniel Harrwitz vs Bernhard Horwitz, London, 1846
Romanic Chess. White to move and win in 3.
3q1r1k/2p4p/1p1pBrp1/p2Pp3/2PnP3/5PP1/PP1Q2K1/5R1R w - - 0 1
Richard Reti vs Saviely Tartakower
White mates in 3 in a daring maneouver. Richard Reti vs Saviely Tartakower, Vienna 1910.
rnb1kb1r/pp3ppp/2p5/4q3/4n3/3Q4/PPPB1PPP/2KR1BNR w - - 0 1
Popert vs John Cochrane
Black Mates in 3. H Popert vs John Cochrane, London, 1841
r2n1rk1/1ppb2pp/1p1p4/3Ppq1n/2B3P1/2P4P/PP1N1P1K/R2Q1RN1 b - - 0 1
Napoleon Bonaparte vs. Madame de Remusat
Medium difficulty chess puzzle from 1804: Napoleon Bonaparte vs. Madame de Remusat. White to Move. Mate in 3.
r1bq1b1r/ppp4p/2n3pn/3kp3/4N3/5Q1P/PPPP1PP1/R1B1KB1R w - - 0 1
Gaprindashvili vs Richtrova
Nona Gaprindashvili vs. Eliska Richtrova, Wuppertal, 1990
White to move. Mate in 2.
1r3rk1/1pnnq1bR/p1pp2B1/P2P1p2/1PP1pP2/2B3P1/5PK1/2Q4R w - - 0 1