Few pieces

6/4/2011 – By giving up his passed pawn with 33.d6, White can force 33...Bxd6 34.Nxd6+ Qxd6 and make the black king vulnerable to checks. This...  A) ... leads by force to the win of Black's rook or queen; B) ... results in a balanced position/perpetual check; C) ... ultimately just blunders a pawn. The solution is here, but first ponder over it with a larger version of the diagram.

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Few pieces

By giving up his passed pawn with 33.d6, White can force 33...Bxd6 34.Nxd6+ Qxd6 and make the black king vulnerable to checks.
This... 

A) ... leads by force to the win of Black's rook or queen;
B) ... results in a balanced position/perpetual check;
C) ... ultimately just blunders a pawn.

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