'Chess Opening' series from wtharvey.com

Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Edgar Colle.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)
2rr2k1/b4p1p/6p1/1pq1p3/2p5/2P2P2/PPR1QNPP/3R1K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qxf2+ if Qxf2 Rxd1+ Qe1 Rxe1+ ]

b)
Edgar Colle vs William Fairhurst, London, 1927
5r1k/R4p1p/2p2q1p/8/6Q1/1Bn5/P2r1PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf7 if Rxf7 Re8+ Rf8 Qg8+ ]

c)
Edgar Colle vs George Thomas, Carlsbad, 1929
5rk1/p1r1qppp/bp1N4/2P5/4pP2/1P2P3/PB4PP/2RQ2K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxg7 if Rd8 Qg4 ]

d)
Vera Menchik vs Edgar Colle, Carlsbad, 1929
5rk1/pp3qpp/2pb3r/3p1pQ1/3P1P2/3BP2P/PP4P1/2R1R2K b - - 0 1
[ ...Be7 Qg3 Bh4 ]

1a)
George Thomas vs Edgar Colle

Edgar Colle Puzzles, Part II.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
White mates in 4.
Edgar Colle vs Victor Soultanbeieff, Liege, 1930
r1b1rk2/ppq3p1/2nbpp2/3pN1BQ/2PP4/7R/PP3PPP/R5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Bxf6 gxf6 Ng6+ ]

b)
Black mates in 5.
Savielly Tartakower vs Edgar Colle, San Remo, 1930
6k1/1p2r3/p2p2p1/P6p/QPp2b1P/2P1B3/1R3P1q/3R1K2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Qh1+ Ke2 Rxe3+ fxe3 Qg2+ ]

c)
William Winter vs Edgar Colle, Scarborough, 1930
2r3k1/pb1pq1pp/1pn1p1r1/5pn1/1PPN4/P3P3/2Q2PPP/R2RBB1K b - - 0 1
[ ...Nxd4 exd4 Nf3 if g3 Nxe1+ or if h3 Qd6 ]

d)
Gosta Stoltz vs Edgar Colle, Bled, 1931
6k1/p1pp4/bp2p1p1/2P1RrN1/2P4P/3Q4/PP3pq1/1K3R2 b - - 0 1
[ ...Bxc4 if Qxc4 Rxe5 Nf3 Qxf3 a4 Re1+ ]

2b)
mate in 5
Savielly Tartakower vs Edgar Colle

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