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It's White to move and win against Black. Black plays optimally. Have fun!

Oleg Pervakov and Karen Sumbatian, Shakmaty v SSSR 1990

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P.S.-To me, it’s crazy that the title hasn’t been taken yet!

Hint:

Rambling Rook

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    $\begingroup$ Is black playing to prevent loss, or are we able to make moves on their behalf that wouldn't be very advantageous? $\endgroup$ Sep 4 '19 at 20:40
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    $\begingroup$ Around the world in 36 moves. $\endgroup$
    – trolley813
    Apr 6 '20 at 19:19
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    $\begingroup$ This was just a reference to Around the world in 80 days. $\endgroup$
    – trolley813
    Apr 6 '20 at 19:34
  • $\begingroup$ @Rewan Demontay I am not getting any series leading to a checkmate, but I can guarantee that black will lose, in terms of material advantage. What do you want me to do here? $\endgroup$
    – Anonymous
    Jan 31 at 8:35

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