Chess/Optional homework/4

a b c d e f g h
8a8 black kingb8 black rookc8 black kingd8 black kinge8 black kingf8 black kingg8 black rookh8 black king8
7a7 black pawnb7 black bishopc7 black pawnd7 black pawne7 black knightf7 black pawng7 black kingh7 black pawn7
6a6 black kingb6 black bishopc6 black knightd6 black kinge6 black kingf6 white pawng6 black kingh6 black king6
5a5 black kingb5 black kingc5 black kingd5 black kinge5 black kingf5 black kingg5 black kingh5 black king5
4a4 white queenb4 black kingc4 black kingd4 black kinge4 black kingf4 black kingg4 black kingh4 black king4
3a3 white bishopb3 black kingc3 white pawnd3 white bishope3 black kingf3 black queeng3 black kingh3 black king3
2a2 white pawnb2 black kingc2 black kingd2 black kinge2 black kingf2 white pawng2 white pawnh2 white pawn2
1a1 black kingb1 black kingc1 black kingd1 white rooke1 white rookf1 black kingg1 white kingh1 black king1
a b c d e f g h

Problem 1 edit

1. White to move and win

This position occurred in the "Evergreen game", A. Anderssen vs. J. Dufresne, 1851.
Hint: Sacrifice the rook, then the queen.


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a b c d e f g h
8        8
7        7
6        6
5        5
4        4
3        3
2        2
1        1
a b c d e f g h

Problem 2 edit

2. White to move and win

This position occurred in the "Immortal game", A. Anderssen vs. L. Kieseritzky, 1851.
Hint: Prepare to sacrifice the queen.

Solution: ______________________________________________

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