Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Predrag Nikolic.
White to move and win except where noted.

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


a)
Nikolic vs Daniele Taruffi, Rovigo, 1976
4r2k/pp4pp/2nq2b1/2pB2N1/2Pp3Q/8/PP3PPP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qxh7+ if Bxh7 Nf7+ w/Nxd6+ ]

b)
White Mates in 7. Nikolic vs Bjorn Tiller, Groningen, 1978
3R2b1/p5rk/1p3Q2/3B2pq/8/6P1/5PK1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg8+ ]

c)
White Mates in 3. Nikolic vs Ivan Farago, Sarajevo, 1983
2R5/4k1p1/nr2P2p/3PK3/4N1PP/8/1p6/8 w - - 0 1
[ d6+ ]

d)
White Mates in 7. Nikolic vs Dragan Paunovic, Yugoslavia, 1983
2b1n1k1/2q1rp2/2prp1p1/p1P3Rp/3P3P/6R1/P1Q2PP1/1B4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg6+ fxg6 Qxg6+ Ng7 Qh7+ ]

e)
White Mates in 4. Nikolic vs Stefan Djuric, Yugoslavia, 1983
1q1N4/3k1BQp/5r2/5p2/3P3P/8/3B1PPb/3n3K w - - 0 1
[ Be6+ Ke8 Qd7+ Kf8 Bh6+ ]



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