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1. Qxf4 exf4 2, Nf6 and there is no safe move of the Black queen that guards against 3. Nf7# so White wins an exchange:
2…Ne6 3. Nxd7 Nxg5 4. Re7 +-
2…h6 3. Nxd7 hxg5 +-
1.Qxf4 exf4 ( 1. …Bxe4? 2.Qxe4 ＋－ ) 2.Nf6
(a) 2. …Qa4??, Qb5??, Qc8??, or Qd8?? 3.Nf7#
(b) 2. …Rd8 3.Nxd7 Rxd7 4.cxd6 cxd6 ＋－
(c) 2. …h6 3.Nxd7 hxg5 ( or 3. …Bxd7 4.Re7 Bf5 [ or 4. …hxg5 5.Rxd7 dxc5 6.Rxc7 b6 7.d6 ] 5.Nf7+ Kh7 6.cxd6 cxd6 7.Nxd6 ) 4.Re7 dxc5 ( or 4. …Bxd7 5.Rxd7 dxc5 6.Rxc7 b6 7.d6 ) 5.Nxc5 b6 6.Ne6 Nxe6 ( or 6. …Bxe6 7.dxe6 c5 8.Rdd7 ) 7.dxe6 c5 8.Rdd7 ＋－