• White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]
• Puzzle 34 Solution Hints
This puzzle may be not easy to solve... Sometimes, the win is a slow, step-by-step movement. The knight to check and move again. Then, the White queen is to begin approaching to the Black from the bottom left corner by a zigzag path to prepare the final attack... Learn how White wins the Black queen in the final position.
• Puzzle Data
1. Author: A. Troitzky (1866-1942), a famous Russian composer.
2. Year: 1923
• 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. Nf8+ Kh8 [1... Kg8? (Kg7?) 2. Ne6+ 1-0]
2. Ne6+ Qg8 3. Qa1+ Kh7
[The White queen to approach by zigzag]
4. Qb1+ Kh8 [4... Qg6? 2. Nf8+ 1-0]
5. Qb2+ Kh7 6. Qc2+ Kh8
7. Qc3+ Kh7 8. Qd3+ Kh8
9. Qd4+ Kh7 10. Qe4+ Kh8
11. Qe5+ Kh7 12. Qf5+ Kh8
13. Qf6+ Kh7 14. Nf8+! Qxf8
[Learn 14. Nf8+! to win the Black queen]
15. Qxf8 1-0
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