Chess Puzzle 14

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Chess Puzzle 14: White to move and draw.
White to move and draw        [Answer at the bottom]
* The Puzzle Hints
The only way out for White is the forced stalemate and draw. The White King must hurry up for a safe harbor... But sitting and trembling there is not enough. The King must give the correct order to his rook... First, hide the White King. Then find the brilliant move by the White rook.

* The Puzzle Data
1. Author: Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani (1719-1796).
2. Year:    1769.

* The Puzzle Recommendation
This chess puzzle is not difficult to solve for the intermediate chess players (chess masters and grandmasters). You may solve this chess puzzle online. The Puzzle Answer is at the bottom of this page. Learn how to hide the king and sacrifice in order to stalemate and draw.

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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #

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* The Puzzle Answer
1. Kg5     Rg1+
2. Kh6     a1=Q
3. Ra8+!  Qxa8
[Stalemate]   1/2-1/2     go upBack to Top

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