• White to move and draw
[See answer at the bottom]
• Puzzle 14 Solution Hints
The only way out for White is the forced stalemate combination to draw. The White king must hurry up for a safe harbor... But sitting and trembling there is not enough. The king must give the correct order to his rook... First, hide the White king. Then find the brilliant move by the White rook to draw...
• Puzzle 14 Data
1. Author: Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani (1719-1796).
2. Year: 1769
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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #
• The Puzzle Answer
1. Kg5 Rg1+
2. Kh6 a1=Q
[White hides the king with mate threat Ra8#]
3. Ra8+! Qxa8
[Draw by stalemate] 1/2-1/2
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