White to Play

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Published in Chess Puzzles

There’s only one first move that wins.

This is a basic theme dressed up in shorts and a t-shirt.

1.a7 Rb1+ 2.Ka6 Ra1+ 3.Kb6 Rb1+ 4.Kc5 Rc1+ 5.Kd4 Rd1+ 6.Kc3 Rc1+ 7.Kd2 Ra1 8.Rg8 Ra2+ 9.Kc1 Ra1+ 10.Kb2 Rxa7 11.Rg7+ Kc6 12.Rxa7 and will mate.


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