Major pieces and back ranks

2/8/2013 – Black's king can't move, yet his queen on h4 is a very agile piece. In the diagram position the continuation 37.Re8 Rxb6 38.Rxc8 Qxe1+ 39.Kg2 leads to what? A) win for White B) win for Black C) positional draw ChessBase Magazine, larger diagram and solution.

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Major pieces and back ranks

Black's king can't move, yet his queen on h4 is a very agile piece. In the diagram position the continuation
37.Re8 Rxb6 38.Rxc8 Qxe1+ 39.Kg2 leads to what?

A) win for White
B) win for Black
C) positional draw

Solution