# Brain Challenge

Yancey_Ward

8/2PP4/1rPp4/3p4/1k1P4/2p1B2p/KpP4P/8 w - - 0 1

Yancey_Ward

8/2PP4/1rPp4/3p4/1k1P4/2p1B2p/KpP4P/8 w - - 0 1

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No. 1-4

After Qxa6, 2...b1=Q+!, 3. Kxb1 stalemate!!

It was a very beautiful puzzle.

1.c8=B! Rb5

2.d8=B! Rb8

3.Bb7 Rxd8

4.c7 Rf8

5.Ba6 Ra8

6.c8=B Ka5

7.Bf2 Rxa6

8.Bxa6 Kxa6

9.Be1 b1=Q

10.Kxb1 Ka5

11.Bxc3+ Kb5

12.Ka2 Kc6

13.Kb3 Kd7

14.Kb4 Kc6

15.Be1 Kb6

16.Bg3 Kc6

17.c3 Kd7

18.Kb5 Kc7

19.Bf4 Kd7

20.Kb6 Ke6

21.Kc7 Kf5

22.Bg3 Ke4

23.Kxd6 Kf5

24.Kxd5 Kf6

It's a winning position for white.

I saw the idea how to solve this puzzle very quickly.

- c8=B!!! (Not 1. c8=Q?? Ra6+!!, 2. Qxa6 stalemate!!)