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(a) 1. …Qe1+ 2.Rxe1 f2+
[a1] 3.Qxe4 fxe1=Q+ 4.Kg2 ( or 4.Nf1 Qxf1+ 5.Kh2 Rh6+ 6.Kg3 Rh3# ) Qxd2+ 5.Kh3 ( , 5.Kg3 Qf2+ 6.Kh3 Rh6#, or 5.Kg1 or Kh1 Rc1+ 6.Nf1 Rcxf1# or Rfxf1# ) Rh6+ 6.Kg3 Qxh2+ 7.Kf3 Rh3#
[a2] 3.Nf3 Bxf3+ 4.Kh2 fxe1=Q 5.Qxf6 ( , 5.Qxb7?? Rh6#, or 5.Rg2 or Rd3 Rh6+ 6.Qh4 Rxh4# ) gxf6 6.Rg2 ( or 6.Rd3 Rc2+ 7.Kh3 Bg2+ 8.Kh2 Qh4+ 9.Kg1 Qh1# ) Bxg2 7.Kxg2 Qxe3 and if White plays 8.Kf1 or Kh1, then 8. …Rc2 and 9. …Qc1#.
(b) 1. …Qe1+ 2.Nf1 Rh6+
[b1] 3.Kg1 ( or 3.Qh4 Rxh4+ 4.Kg1 f2+ 5.Rxf2 Rh1# ) f2+ 4.Rxf2 Rh1#
[b2] 3.Rh2 Qf2 4.Qxg4 or Rxh6 ( , 4.Rd2 Qxf1#, 4.Qxg7+ Kxg7 5.Rxh6 Qg2#, or 4.Qh4 Rxh4 5.Rxh4 Qg2# ) Qg2#