Chess Puzzle 28

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Chess Puzzle 28: White to move and draw
White to move and draw
[See answer at the bottom]

Puzzle 28 Solution Hints
A great chess puzzle to practice chess combinations. Just find for White 4 correct moves. One move, one combination. Sacrifice, fork, pin, skewer. First move the White rook to sacrifice and skewer, then the pawn to sacrifice and fork...

Puzzle 28 Data
1. Author: Bone, William (1810 - 1874)
2. Year:    1843

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Chess Puzzle 28

The Puzzle Answer
1. Rc7+!      Kxc7
[Sacrifice and skewer combination: Black has to take the rook]
2. d6+        Qxd6 [or 2... Kxd6 3. Bb4+]
[Sacrifice and fork combination: Black has to take the pawn]
3. Bf4         Bg6+!
[Pin combination and the Black attempt to distract]
[If 4. Kxg6? then 4... Qxf4 0-1]
4. Kg5!      1/2-1/2
[The Black queen has been trapped]

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