Wednesday, 5 December 2007

Study 25a

Roycroft JT
1st Prize


1.Qb5 Nd3+ 2.Qxd3 exd3 3.e8Q Be6 4.Qxe6 Rg5! [4...Rf1+ 5.Be1 fxe6 stalemate with pinned B] 5.Bf2! Rb5 [5...Rg1+! 6.Be1 Rb4 7.Qxa2+! Kxa2 stalemate]

the rook pins the bishop

6.Bd4+ [minor dual 6.Qf6+ ] 6...Rb2 7.Qf6! Rxf6 8.Bxf6 stalemate

the bishop pins the rook

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Related study: Study 25

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