A Pearl Emerges From the Sea

This curious looking problem is a classic from a famous 14th century Chinese problem collection, Xuan Xuan QiJing. The apt name for this problem is "A Pearl Emerging From the Sea", with White's stone being the pearl. The tactical problem here is for White to escape.

Downloadable game record

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