• White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]
• Puzzle 3 Solution Hints
White must find the way to keep the Black rook immovable and allow moving only the Black king. Hint 1: The association with the following two words may help: "zigzag" and "ladder"... Hint 2: It is a long way down. At the end, checkmate at the bottom.
• Puzzle 3 Data
1. Author: A. Troitzky (1866-1942), famous chess composer.
2. Year: 1899
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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #
• The Puzzle Answer
1. Qa8 Kg1 2. Qa7+ Kh1
3. Qb7 Kg1 4. Qb6+ Kh1
5. Qc6 Kg1 6. Qc5+ Kh1
7. Qd5 Kg1 8. Qd4+ Kh1
9. Qe4 Kg1 10. Qe3+ Kh1
11. Qf3 Kg1 12. Qf1# 1-0
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