Chess Puzzle 5

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Chess Puzzle 5: White to move and win
White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]

Puzzle 5 Hints
The only winning combination for White is... Please analyze this position and calculate. Sacrifice and lock the Black king at the corner, but lock correctly. The king being locked, Black has to move the pawn. Simultaneous queen promotion and checkmate.

Puzzle 5 Data
1. Author: Giulio Polerio (1548 - 1612). Italian chess player.
2. Year:    1590




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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #



Picture of chess puzzle 5

* The Puzzle Answer
1. Ra1!   Kxa1
2. Kc2!! [but not 2. Kc1??]
2. ...      g5
3. hxg     h4
4. g6      h3
5. g7      h2
6. g8=Q  h1=Q
7. Qg7#  1-0


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