The Rambling Rook is back, but this time, they are a true monster!

It’s White to move and reach a winning position in 101 moves.

Gijs van Breukelen, Schakend Nederland, 1981, Special Honoring Mention

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    $\begingroup$ maybe i'm dumb but I don't understand the goal. if it's white's turn, then white can win in one move. $\endgroup$ – Flying_whale Oct 2 at 9:27
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    $\begingroup$ @Flying_whale White is in check so they have to move the king in the first move, and the black rook will keep delivering checks to the white king. Also if the white king captures the black rook it would be a stalemate because Black can't move on the next turn. $\endgroup$ – Zoir Oct 2 at 10:08
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    $\begingroup$ ho yeah, didn't see that $\endgroup$ – Flying_whale Oct 2 at 11:35
  • $\begingroup$ 101 white moves or total moves? $\endgroup$ – Dr Xorile Oct 3 at 0:27
  • $\begingroup$ @DrXorile 101 moves for White, and 100 for Black. $\endgroup$ – Rewan Demontay Oct 3 at 0:39

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