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(a) 1.Bxf5+ Qxf5 2.Qxb7+
[a1] 2. …Rg7 3.Rxg7+ Kh8 ( 3. …Nxg7?? 4.Qxg7# ) 4.Qa8+ or Qb8+ Qc8 ( or 4. …Bd8 5.Qxd8+ Qf8 6.Qxf8# ) 5.Qxc8+ Bd8 6.Qxd8#
[a2] 2. …Ng7 3.Rxg7+ Kh8 ( 3. …Rxg7?? 4.Qxg7# ) 4.Rxg8+ Kxg8 5.Qg7#
(b) 1.Bxf5+ Rg6 2.Bxg6+ Qxg6 3.Qxb7+
[b1] 3. …Kg8 4.Rxg6+ ＋－
[b2] 3. …Ng7 4.Rxg6 Kxg6 5.Qxg7+ ＋－
[b3] 3. …Qg7 4.Rxg7+ Kh8 ( 4. …Nxg7?? 5.Qxg7# ) 5.Qa8+, Qb8+, or Qc8+ Bd8 6.Qxd8#
1. Bxf5+ Rg6 [1…Qxf5 2. Qxb7+ leads to mate, as does 1…Qg6 2. Qxb7+] 2. Bxg6+ Kg8 3. Bxf7+ +-