White to play and win

I wanted to show you a position from the Scottish championship round 2 game Neil Irving vs Calum MacQueen. I wouldn’t like to give a misleading impression of this game – I was thoroughly outplayed by a much better player, and deservedly lost, however around the time control Calum made a couple of mistakes, and in the diagram below despite having a rook against two knights white has a beautiful idea that wins.

White to play and win
White to play and win

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