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1. Rc7 Qxc7 2. Nxe6 wins the Black Queen as White also threatens 3. Qxg7#
(a) 1.Rc7 Qxc7 2.Nxe6 ( threatening Black with both 3.Qxg7# and 3.Nxc7 ) Rg8 ( or 2. …Qc1+ 3.Qxc1 ) [ Black has no choice but to give up his or her queen to avoid being mated. ] 3.Nxc7 and White gains a decisive material advantage.
(b) 1.Rc7 Qa4 2.Nxe6 Qa1+ or Qd1+ 3.Kh2 g6 4.Rxe7+ Rxe7 5.Qxe7+ Kh6 6.Qg5+ Kh7 7.Qxg6+ Kh8 8.Qg7#