Chess Puzzle 35

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Chess endgame puzzle 35
White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]

Puzzle 35 Solution Hints
Try to find the only winning way in a complicated position... A complicated position puzzle... Also, good puzzle on the correct promotion... May be not so easy... First sacrifice and move the White rook to check in order to prepare the pawn fork...

Puzzle Data
1. Author: A. Selesniev
2. Year:    1935

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 #

Chess endgame puzzle 35

The Puzzle Answer
1. Rc8+!!   Kxc8
2. b7+       Kb8
3. d5!        Kc7
[After 3. d5!, Black is in zugzwang]
4. bxa8=B!  ...
[4. bxa8=Q? 1/2-1/2, Draw by stalemate]
4. ...         Kb8
5. Bb7       Kc7
6. Kxa7      1-0

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