Friday, April 16, 2010

White to Move

from The Great ABC of Tactics by Renko

See the solution after the fold:

A great show of blocking the rook, threatening to trap it, and exploiting the weakness of the 3 pawns with no protection and zugzwang in full effect:

1. Bf7 b3+ 2. Kb1 a2+ 3. Kxb2 Rh8 (3... Kc8 4. Ra8+) 4. Ra8+ 1-0

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