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Optimissed

I've looked at the Ufimptsev-Pytel Pirc and I do think that c6 is a genuinely Pirc-like move that can be played on move three, to which white has many replies. Some of the replies white can make might not attract g6 as the best move. So I think you may be right and that possibly a Pirc can be a Pirc without g6, so I should apologise for being a bit quick and sure of myself. On reflection I think it's up for grabs, with two authorities opposing one another. Sorry.

play4fun64

Another characteristics of Pirc other than d6, Nf6 are the moves c6 followed by b5. Anyway if your book says it's a Polish defense so be it. The author of Droidfish is not a professional chess player probably.

Optimissed

Even so, what you showed me seemed as authoritative as my source.

play4fun64

There are openings/ transposition that are under two opening (variation). Owens defense and French defense can easily be mistaken.

adityasaxena4

Nice miniature in the Budapest Gambit . Excellent Rxc4 sacrifice !

play4fun64
adityasaxena4 wrote:

Nice miniature in the Budapest Gambit . Excellent Rxc4 sacrifice !

Good Game! Rxc4 is excellent.

adityasaxena4
play4fun64 wrote:
adityasaxena4 wrote:

Nice miniature in the Budapest Gambit . Excellent Rxc4 sacrifice !

Good Game! Rxc4 is excellent.

Rxc4 really demonstrates the dominance of knight and bishop over rook with the bishop sniping for discovered attacks and defending home base while the knight is out there forking the rooks and creating mayhem .

adityasaxena4

Nice Old Benoni Defence : Franco - Benoni Game against a 1400 with 2 queen sacrifices . The second one leading to a wild 8 or 9 move king hunt and checkmate if played till end !

adityasaxena4

Miniature as well

play4fun64
Optimissed wrote:

I've looked at the Ufimptsev-Pytel Pirc and I do think that c6 is a genuinely Pirc-like move that can be played on move three, to which white has many replies. Some of the replies white can make might not attract g6 as the best move. So I think you may be right and that possibly a Pirc can be a Pirc without g6, so I should apologise for being a bit quick and sure of myself. On reflection I think it's up for grabs, with two authorities opposing one another. Sorry.

I found another weird looking Pirc played in the Computer Chess Championship.