Chess Puzzle 15

Chess Puzzle 15

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Chess Puzzle 15: White to move and win.
White to move and win          [Answer at the bottom]
* The Puzzle Hints
White must promote his pawn h6… At the beginning learn very useful maneuver. Move a White piece to check and then the same piece to block the rook. The bishop-pawn link is a strong weapon against the enemy rook… The Black rook has to take the blocking piece… Try to correctly solve to the very end… This chess puzzle is designed for the chess players rated 2000-2200.

* The Puzzle Data
1. Author: Joseph, D.
2. Year:    1921.

* The Puzzle Recommendation
In whole, this chess puzzle may be not so easy to solve for the intermediate chess players (chess masters and grandmasters). You may solve this chess puzzle online or on real chess board. The Puzzle Answer is at the bottom of this page. See the best moves for White and Black, and learn the ideas.

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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #

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* The Puzzle Answer
1. Bf2+     Kb8
2. Bb6!     Rxb6
3. ab        a3
4. h7        a2
5. h8=Q    a1=Q
6. Qg8      Qa2
[Expecting for the wrong 7. Qxa2 … and Draw by stalemate]
7. Qe8      Qa4
8. Qe5+    Ka8
9. Qh8!     1-0     go upBack to Top
[Now any Black move is losing. For example: 9… Qa5+ 10.Kd7+ Qd8 11.Qxd8#]
[The White King will step on c7, d7, or e7 with the unavoidable checkmate attack]

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