• White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]
• Puzzle 83 Solution Hints
Try to solve this chess endgame puzzle, study the solution and learn the winning idea how to win in similar positions 2 rooks vs queen. Hint 1: First move the leftmost rook to the right to threat the linear rook mate — the Black king will have only 1 correct move. Hint 2: Have you ever seen the retreating king that delivers discovered checks all the way down? Hint 3: Finish with a skewer.
• Puzzle 83 Data
1. Author: Henri Rinck, France.
2. Year: 1917.
• About the Author
Henri Rinck is a famous chess composer - very famous. He was born in France in 1870. By profession, he was a chemical engineer. He lived in Spain and France. He was fond of chess. He published a number of chess books on chess composition. His first endgame studies appear in 1902. Henri Rinck died in 1952, and on his request he was buried with one of his chess composition book under his arm.
• Puzzle Recommendation
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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #
• The Puzzle Answer
1. Rg2+ Kf8
[1... Kh8?? or Kh7?? 2. Rh1+ Qa5 3. Rxa5# 1-0]
2. Kg5+! Kg7
[The king retreats to deliver discovered checks]
3. Kf4+ Kf6 4. Kg3+ Kg5
5. Kf2+ Kf4 6. Kg1+ Ke3
7. Re1+ 1-0
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