Chess Puzzle 22

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Chess endgame puzzle 22
White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]

Puzzle 22 Solution Hints
This endgame puzzle is considered a most famous puzzle created by the famous chess composer Henri Rinck. The puzzle solution hints follow: White was a clever chess warrior, and he decided to directly attack the Black queen with the rook. Having a good time, the Black queen was sure that she had a lot of space and many places to visit... But it was not!

Puzzle 22 Data
1. Author: Henri Rinck
2. Year:    1903

About the Author
Henri Rinck is a famous chess composer of all times and considered a architect of modern chess composition. Henri Rinck was born in France on January 10, 1870. He graduated as a chemical engineer and discovered a refining process for green vegetal oils. He was fond of chess. Henri Rinck is the author of more than 1600 endgame studies. He died in Spain on February 17, 1952.



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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #



Chess endgame puzzle 22

The Puzzle Answer
1. Ra8!       Qa2!
[1... Qxa8? 2. Bf3+]
[1... Qc4? 2. Rc8+]

2. Rxa4!      Qg8
[2... Qxa4? 2. Be8+]
3. Ra8        Qh7
4. Bg6!!      Qxg6
5. Ra6+       Kd5
6. Rxg6       1-0


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