Another Tough, But Instructive Ending Study

How does white win this? You also have to show why the main alternative doesn't win for white.

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Yancey_Ward
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David, sorry, but that line after 5.Rf8 is a draw. Try again. This is a tough puzzle to work out, and not nearly that easy as you describe above.

DaveCubby
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  1. Rb6! b1=Q, 2. Rxb1+ Kxb1,
  2. a6 f4, 4. a7 f3, 5. Rf8! Rh2, 6. Rxf3
    Rb2, 7. Rf8 Ka1, 8. Rb8 Rc2, 9. Kb7 Ra2,
  3. a8=Q Rxa8, 11.Kxa8 1-0


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