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# 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.

Comments (4)

No. 1-4

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.

Editor

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

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.

Bd1 ?