Chess Puzzle of the Week (247): Solution

On Monday I offered you an endgame study composed by the great Alexey Troitzky in 1895 with White to play and win.

I found it in Zlotnik’s Treasure Trove (Boris Zlotnik, New in Chess 2023), which I’ll be reviewing within the next few weeks.

You probably realised that it’s all about setting up a skewer to win the black queen. You can play through the solution below: click on any move for a pop-up window.

Congratulations to everyone who found the solution.