Puzzle 3 – Intermediate
Initial puzzle information: This chess endgame puzzle was created by the Russian chess player Dmitriy Petrov in 1975. This chess puzzle will help you learn the power of zugzwang in the game of chess… See solution at the bottom of this page.
White to move and win
Puzzle hints – select: [First move the pawn.]
1.a4+ Kb6 2.Rc8!! [Zugzwang]
[Black has to lose the queen.] 1-0
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