Chess Puzzle 106

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Chess endgame puzzle 106
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 #

Chess endgame puzzle 106

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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