Real game tactics 18: a great endgame!

Jul 28, 2015, 12:03 PM |

This is an instructive endgame played by Robert James Fischer (FIDE-rating January 1971: 2740) played in 1971 against Mark Taimanov (FIDE-rating January 1971: 2620), this match was one of the matches played in the quarter final of the candidates tounament. Fischer won this match with 6-0, he won also the semi final and final whereby he became the challenger of Boris Spassky and beated him. After that he was worldchampion. 

If you can't see the whole game with commentary when you solved the puzzle, then click on the question mark below the diagram.


The game:

White to move and win: