Chess Puzzle of the Week (252)

Are you smarter than Stockfish?

You can find out by solving this endgame study by Oleg Pervakov, composed in 2021 and dedicated to the 7th World Champion Vasily Smyslov on the centenary of his birth.

As always in endgame studies, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is that you’re two pieces ahead. The bad news is that the black pawn on f2 is about to promote.

It’s White to play and draw. This is the sort of position that humans can analyse better than computers. Yes, that means you! Let me know if you’ve found the solution.