Study Puzzle of the Day 23/6/2019

R vs 3P Study Puzzle - Medium

Seems hopeless, is it not? But, I have seen a man confidently entering the position we will see after move 3 in his tournament game, surprising and delighting the audience with the draw that followed!

White to move and draw (Y. Afek, 1981)

(First try to solve the study without moving the pieces!)

GM, FT Blazimir Kovacevic

GM, FT Blazimir Kovacevic

Blažimir Kovačević is a Chess Grandmaster and FIDE Trainer. Blažimir successfully played in many international tournaments, as well as team competitions. He works as a chess trainer.