Chess Puzzle 112

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Chess endgame puzzle 112
White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]

Puzzle 112 Solution Hints
This chess endgame puzzle by Emil Melnichenko will help you learn and practice zugzwang as chess tactic to win. Hint 1: To win, White is to mate... Hint 2: To mate, White must put Black in zugzwang... each time allowing Black only one move. Hint 3: The first correct move is not to be made by the White king.

Puzzle 112 Data
1. Author: Emil Melnichenko
2. Year:    1979

About the Author
Emil Melnichenko is Czech-New Zealand chess composer, was born in 1950. He composed more than 200 chess studies. Emil Melnichenko won at least 6 first prizes for chess composition.

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Chess endgame puzzle 112

The Puzzle Answer
1. g6!     fxg6+
2. Kf4     g5+
3. Kf3     g4+
[3. Kf5 g4 4. Kf4 g3 5. hxg3#]
4. Kf4     g3
5. hxg3# 1-0
[White played using zugzwang]

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