Black to move and mate in 1 (two solutions).
Black just played Bxf3. How should white respond?
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White to move and win. (Hint: Bishop domination is the key strategy.)
White just played Nc3. What is black’s crushing move? (Hint: Analyze checks, captures and threats.)
This one is really not as hard as it looks. White to move and mate in 6 (Wilhelm Ropke, 1942.)
White to move and mate in 7 (Aron Nimzowitsch, My System).
White to move and win.
White to move and mate in 5.
White to move and draw (D. Lolly, 1763).