Monday 19 May 2014

Some clever endgame tactics

White to play and win
From a 1952 study, it is White to play and win. But as this is a study/puzzle you can make the safe assumption that an immediate promotion is not necessarily the right answer.


Anonymous said...

1 Rh6+ Kg1 2 Rh1+ Kxh1 3 a8=Q Qf1+ 4 Kg3+ Kg1 5 Qa7+ Kh1 6 Qh7+ Kg1 7 Qh2#

Anonymous said...

1.a8 (Q) draws

1.a8 (R) draws