Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Vasja Pirc.
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)
Pirc vs Hermann Steiner, Prague, 1931
r3r1k1/1b1q1pp1/p3pn1p/1p6/7B/P1N1PN2/1PQ2PPP/1B4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ne5 if Qc7 Bxf6 gxf6 Qh7+ w/Ng6 or if Qd8 Bxf6 Qxf6 Qh7+ w/Nd7+ ]

b)
Pirc vs George Thomas, Podebrady, 1936
2r2rk1/ppn1qppp/2pbp1b1/P3N3/1nBPPB2/1QN5/1P3PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Nxg6 fxg6 e5 ]

c)
Pirc vs Harry Golombek, Karlovy Vary, 1948
2q1r1k1/p1p2rpp/1p3n2/3Ppp1Q/2P5/1P6/PB2PPRP/6RK w - - 0 1
[ Qxf7+ Kxf7 Rxg7+ Kf8 Ba3+ ]

d)
Pirc vs Eigil Pedersen, Dubrovnik, 1950
3Q4/p2n1p2/r2k2p1/3Pq2p/8/5BP1/5P1P/3R2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rc1 if Ra1 Qc7+ ]

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