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Today we have a full plate of pieces to play with…
1. Qh7+ Kf8 2. Nh6 looks very tasty.
black now has no options – if BxN Qh8 is mate.
and all black Q moves are bad – white has Qg8+ Ke7 and Qxf7+ – just resign!
1.Rxd7 Qxd7 2.Nf6+
(a) 2. …Bxf6 3.gxf6 ( threatening checkmate with 4.Qh8# ) Qd1+ ( or 3. …Qd2+ 4.Bxd2 Rd8 5.Qh8# ) 4.Bxd1 Rd8 5.Qh8#
(b) 2. …Kf8 3.Nxd7+ ＋－
1. Qh7+ Kf8 2. Nh6
2…Qd8 3. Qg8+ Ke7 4. Qxf7#
2…Bxh6 3. Qh8#
2…Nf6 3. gxf6 Qxf6 [3…Bxf6 4. Qg8# or 3…Bxh6 4. Qh8#] 4. Qg8+ Ke7 5. Bc5#
2…Qd6 3. Qg8+ Ke7 4. Qxf7+ Kd8 5. Rxd6 +-
Yes, this is interesting, but 1.Rxd7 was played in the game.
Definitely interesting, but 1.Rxd7 was played in the game!