Chess Puzzle 51

A best endgame puzzle in chess. Famous and beautiful.
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Chess Puzzle 51: White to move and win
White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]

Puzzle 51 Solution Hints
Queen endgame chess endgame puzzle. First move the White queen on c7 to check, and Black will have only one safe move to cover the king otherwise, he will be checkmated... Then move the White queen down to check again... The goal of this winning combination is to take the Black queen...

Puzzle 51 Data
1. Author: Rinck, Henri (1870-1952). Famous composer, France.
2. Year:    1943

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Chess Puzzle 51

The Puzzle Answer
1. Qc7+      Rb6
[1... Ka4?? 2. Qa7# 1-0]
2. Qc5+      Ka4
3. Bb5+      Kb3
[3... Rxb5? 2. Qxc2+ 1-0]
4. Ba4+      Kxa4
5. Qxc2+    1-0
[Queen check maneuvers, then bishop sacrifice]

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Queen endgame chess puzzle. First move the White Queen to check... Puzzle 51. Best, famous, and beautiful. Author: Rinck, Henri; 1943.

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