• White to move and draw
[See answer at the bottom]
• Puzzle 23 Solution Hints
The composition idea is similar to that as in Puzzle 20. Just 3 moves by the White knight will be enough to conduct self-stalemating... The Black will not able to do anything to prevent a draw... In general, the drawing idea is simple - just move the knight to always threat to intercept the Black passed pawn on h4.
• Puzzle 23 Data
1. Author: A. Lifanov
2. Year: 2002
• Puzzle Recommendations
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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #
• The Puzzle Answer
1. Nd5 h3
[The Black pawn h4 has to move on h3]
[or it will be stopped by the knight on f4]
2. Nf4 h2
3. Nh5 h1=Q
[3... Kg8? 4. Ng3! 1-0]
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