White to Play

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Published in Chess Puzzles

White’s in trouble here. Is there a way to avoid mate?

A fun escape. In fact, there are two solutions. One of two moves and one of three moves. 1.h6+ 1.Qf6+ Kg8 2.Qg7+ Kxg7 3.h6+ 1...Kg8 2.Qf8+ Rxf8 and in both cases, it’s stalemate.


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