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Chess Puzzle 60

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Chess Puzzle 60: White to move and draw.
White to move and draw       [The Answer at the bottom]
* The Puzzle Hints
If White could move Nf7+, it may look promising. But the f7 square is occupied by the rook.First move the White rook on another square to check and sacrifice… Conduct the forced stalemate combination.

* The Puzzle Data
1. Authors: Kling J, Horwitz B. Famous composers.
2. Year:     1851.

* The Puzzle Recommendation
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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #

Picture of chess puzzle 60

* The Puzzle Answer
1. Rf8+!     Qxf8
2. Nf7+      Kg8
3. Nh6+     gh
[Draw by Stalemate] 1/2-1/2
[Forced stalemate combination conducted]
[3… Kh8 4.Nf7+ Kg8 5.Nh6+ Kh8 6.Nf7+ … 1/2-1/2]

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Chess puzzle 60. First move the rook. Conduct the forced stalemate combination. Authors: Kling J, Horwitz B. Puzzle Year: 1851.

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