Chess Puzzle 50

A best endgame puzzle in chess. Famous and beautiful.
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Chess Puzzle 50: White to move and win
White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]

Puzzle 50 Solution Hints
This chess puzzle is to practice chess combinations. To win in this position, use the following chess combinations: pin, sacrifice, pawn fork and knight fork. The main goal of this chess endgame puzzle is to trap the Black queen. First move the White rook to check... Then move the White rook again...

Puzzle 50 Data
1. Author: Kling J, Horwitz B. Germany, England.
2. Year:    1851

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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #

Chess Puzzle 50

The Puzzle Answer
1. Ra4+      Ke5
[1... Kc5? 2. Ra5+ 1-0]
2. Ra5!       c5!
[2... Qxa5? 3. Nc6+ 1-0]
3. Rxc5!     Qxc5
4. d4+       Qxd4
[4... Kxd4 5. Ne6+ 1-0]
5. Nc6+      Kd5
6. Nxd4      Kxd4
7. Kf3!       1-0
[7. Kf3! is now the only way to win the pawn endgame]

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To win, use the next combinations: pin, sacrifice, pawn and knight forks. First check, move the rook on a5 to pin, then sacrifice... Authors: Kling, Horwitz. Year: 1851.

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