Chess Puzzle of the Week (176): Solution

Marco – Tartakower Bad Pistyan 1922
White to play

100 years ago, Georg Marco failed to find the continuation 26. Re8+ Nxe8 27. Qxf7 Rxf7 28. Rxe8+ Kd7 29. Ra8 cxd4 30. Rxa7+ Ke8 31. Ra8+ Kd7 32. Kc2 when Black’s rooks and knight can’t move so White can just advance his king and queenside pawns.

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