Chess Puzzle 96

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Chess endgame puzzle 96
White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]

Puzzle 96 Solution Hints
To win this endgame, White must promote any of his 2 passed pawns. Hovewer, Black has 2 rooks and it will be easy for him to control the both passed pawns of White. Hint 1: First move one square up any of 2 passed pawn to be closer for promotion. Hint 2: Then move another pawn... Hint 3: The Black rooks will attack the pawns and you should find the only winning move by rook to secure a promotion...

Puzzle 96 Data
1. Author: Henri Rinck
2. Year:    1929

About the Author
Henri Rinck (1868-1945) is considered to be the most famoust chess composer on endgame study. He was a French by nationality, lived in France and Spain.

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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #

Chess endgame puzzle 96

The Puzzle Answer
1. h7       Rh1
[1... Rh1 is to intercept the h-pawn]
2. a7       Ra1
[2... Ra1 is to intercept the a-pawn]
3. Rd1!!   1-0
[Learn the brilliant move 3. Rd1!!]

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