How Does White Win This?

White to move and win. Can you find the winning path? The main line is 7 moves deep, but the variations are numerous.

8/4p3/R4B2/7q/B6P/3n4/7K/1k6 w - - 0 1

Comments (4)
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Alena
Alena

I will continue like that

7.Ke4 Ng6
8.h5 Ne7
9.Kxe5 Ng8
10.Ke6 Nh6
11.Kf6 Kb1
12.Kg6 Ng4
13.Kg5 Nf2
14.h6 Kxa1
15.h7 Kb1
16.h8=Q
It's a win for white.

Yancey_Ward
Yancey_Ward

Editor

Alena, in v2, what about 6. .....Kc2?

Alena
Alena

V-1

1.Bd1! Qxd1
2.Ra1+ Kc2
3.Rxd1 Kxd1
4.Ba1 e6
5.h5 Ke2
6.Kg3 Ke3
7.Kg4 e5
8.Kf5 e4
9.h6 Nb2
10.Bxb2 Kd2
11.Kxe4 Kc2
12.Bf6 Kb3
13.h7 Kc4
14.h8=Q
It's a win for white.

V-2

1.Bd1! Qxd1
2.Ra1+ Kc2
3.Rxd1 Kxd1
4.Ba1 Nf4
5.Kg3 e5
6.Kf3 Ng6
7.h5 Nf8
8.h6 Kc2
9.Ke4 Kb3
10.Bxe5 Kc4
11.Bg7 Ne6
12.Kf5 Kd5
13.Kg6 Nf4+
14.Kf7 Ne6
15.Kg6 Kc6
16.h7 Kd7
17.h8=Q
It's a win for white.

nhonnho5
nhonnho5

Bd1 ?



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