• White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]
• Puzzle 15 Solution Hints
This chess puzzle is designed for the chess players rated 2000-2200. To win, White must promote his pawn h6... At the beginning learn very useful maneuver — move a White piece to check and then the same piece to block the rook. The bishop-pawn link is a strong weapon against the enemy rook... The Black rook has to take the blocking piece... Try to correctly solve to the very end...
• Puzzle 15 Data
1. Author: Joseph, D.
2. Year: 1921
• Puzzle Recommendations
You may solve this chess puzzle online or using a real chess board. Find the puzzle answer (the puzzle solution) below. Analyze the solution to see the best moves for White and Black and learn the winning ideas of the chess endgame.
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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #
• The Puzzle Answer
1. Bf2+ Kb8 2. Bb6!! Rxb6
3. axb6 a3 4. h7 a2
5. h8=Q a1=Q!
[Waiting for 6. Qxa1? with a draw by stalemate]
6. Qg8 Qa2! 7. Qe8 Qa4!
8. Qe5+ Ka8 9. Qh8!! 1-0
[Black has lost. For example: 9... Qa5+ 10. Kd7+ Qd8 11. Qxd8#]
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