• White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]
• Puzzle 106 Solution Hints
Queen and rook versus queen and rook, and such endgame is usually a draw. But this endgame is not the case... Hint 1: First sacrifice the rook to place the Black rook on a bad square which will temper the Black king. Hint 2: Then White queen check maneuver to take the Black queen... Sacrifice the rook to take the queen!
• Puzzle 106 Data
1. Author: Alexey Troitsky
2. Year: 1898
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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #
• The Puzzle Answer
1. Re6+! Rxe6
[Black has to take and place its rook on e6]
2. Qa6+ Kd5
[2... Kc7? (Kd7?) 3. Qa7+ 1-0]
3. Qc4+ Kd6
[2... Ke5? 3. Qc3+ 1-0]
4. Qc5+ Kd7
5. Qa7+ 1-0
[The Black rook on e6 was bad for Black...]
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