White to Play

Pete Tamburro on

Published in Chess Puzzles

Black seems to have the promotion covered and two threatening passed pawns, but…

1.Ra6 Rg8 The queen will eventually win after 1...Rxa6 2.g8=Q Ra5+ 3.Ke4 Ra4+ 4.Kf3 Ra3+ 5.Kg2 Ra4 6.Qd5+ Ke7 7.Qc5+ Kf7 8.Qc7+ Kg8 9.Qd8+ Kf7 10.Qd7+ Kg6 11.Qxa4 2.Ra7+ Kd8 3.Kd6 Ke8 4.Ke6 Kd8 5.Ra8+ Kc7 6.Rxg8 g2 7.Rc8+ Kxc8 8.g8=Q+


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