White to Play

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There is an ironclad logic to this puzzle. White is virtually forced to win. That black pawn is going to queen. White can temporarily prevent it, but it will happen, so the only alternative to try and win is to …

J. Hasek composed this little gem. 1.Nc6 dxc6 1...Ka4 2.Ne5 Kxa3 3.Kxc7 Ka4 4.Nhg6 2.Ng6 f3 3.Ne5 f2 4.Nd3 f1Q 5.Nb2 Qd1 6.c4#


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