Answer To Chess Endgame Puzzle #58

The answer is for black to play R/b-e8.  After that, white must lose a rook.

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2 Responses to “Answer To Chess Endgame Puzzle #58”

  1. Mitchell says:

    As an alternate solution, how about RxR It provides the same results, but allows the rook to protect the pawn, giving the king a little more movement.

  2. Onchessstrat says:


    RxR doesn’t work because it merely exchanges rooks whereby the correct answer wins a rook.


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