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1…Qxg3 2. Rbxd8#
1…Rxb8 2. Qxb8+ Qd8 3. Qxd8#
1…Qf6 2. Qc7 +-
1…f5 2. Rbxd8+ Qxd8 3. Rxd8+ Kxd8 4. Qd6+ Kc8 [4…Ke8 5. Qxe6+ Kd8 6. Bb6#] 5. Bb6 Kb7 6. Qc7+ Kh8 7. Qa7#
(a) 1.Rd1 f5 ( Black cannot castle on the kingside , because the f8 square is under attack from White’s bishop on c5. ) 2.Qxh4 Rxb8 ( 2. …Nxh4? 3.Rdxd8+ [ or 3.Rbxd8+ Kf7 4.Rxh8 ＋－ ] Kf7 4.Rxh8 ＋－ ) 3.Qxc4 ＋－
(b) 1.Rd1 e5 2.Qxh4 Rxb8 ( 2. …Nxh4?? 3.Rbxd8# or Rdxd8# ) 3.Qxc4 ＋－
(c) 1.Rd1 Qf6 2.Rbxd8+ ( or 2.Rdxd8+ Qxd8 3.Rxd8+ Kxd8 4.Qd6+ Kc8 [ or 4. …Ke8 5.Qxc6+ Kd8 6.Qxa6 ＋－ ] 5.Qxc6+ Kd8 6.Qxa6 ＋－ ) Qxd8 3.Rxd8+ Kxd8 4.Qd6+ Kc8 ( or 4. …Ke8 5.Qxc6+ Kd8 6.Qxa6 ＋－ ) 5.Qxc6+ Kd8 6.Qxa6 ＋－
(d) 1.Rd1 Rxb8?? 2.Qxb8+ Qd8 3.Qxd8# or Rxd8#
(e) 1.Rd1 Qxg3?? 2.Rbxd8# or Rdxd8#