• White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]
• Puzzle 101 Solution Hints
Rook and bishop vs rook and pawn. This chess endgame puzzle is not difficult but useful to learn... Hint 1: The first move is obvious — move the rook to check. Hint 2: The second move is also obvious — move the bishop to check... Hint 3: To win this endgame, White will need only 4 moves. Will you manage to find the correct solution?
• Puzzle 101 Data
1. Author: Alexander Dobordzginidze
2. Year: 1938
• About the Author
Alexander Dobordzginidze was a famous chess composer. He composed many chess compositions and endgame studies. He was a Georgian by nationality and lived in the former Soviet Union.
• Puzzle Recommendations
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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #
• The Puzzle Answer
1. Rf8+ Kh7
2. Bf5+ Kh6
[2. c6? Be4 3. cxb7 Bxb7 1/2-1/2]
[2... Be4 3. Ng5+! ; 2... Bf5 3. Nd4+! 1-0]
3. Rh8+ Kg5
4. Kf8!! 1-0
[The Black king on g5 has blocked the friendly rook]
[The White king attacks — the Black rook will be lost]
[Analyze and learn the move of the White king 4. Kf8!!]
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