Chess Puzzle 25

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Chess endgame puzzle 25
White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]

Puzzle 25 Solution Hints
This is a best chess puzzle to learn zugzwang. Just few solution hints for you: White is able to win here. The solution is unbelievable, beautiful, forced, and the only one... First move a White pawn on... To say again, the composition winning idea is based on zugzwang... It is also mate in 4.

Puzzle 25 Data
1. Author: J. Votruba (1832-1901)
2. Year:    1887




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Chess endgame puzzle 25

The Puzzle Answer
1. g6!        fxg6+
[1... fg+ is the only legal move for Black]
2. Kxf6        g5
[2... g5 is the only legal move for Black]
3. Kf5!        g4
[3... g4 is the only legal move for Black]
4. hg#       1-0
[This is a best chess puzzle to learn zugzwang]









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