An easy chess problem

This is a well-known chess position. I got this from David Bronstein’s Wikipedia page; he considered it “one of the best combinations in my life, if not the best”.

You can look up the solution easily, but don’t rob yourself of the pleasure of solving this nice little problem:

 

David Bronstein vs. Viktor Korchnoi, Leningrad 1962

White to play and win.

 

(Solution: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Bronstein#Sample_game)

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