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(a) 1.Rxb3 Rxb3 2.Be6+ Kxe7 ( or 2. …Kxe6 3.e8=Q+ ＋－ ) 3.Bxb3 Bg5 ＋－
(b) 1.Rxb3 Kxe7 2.Rxb2 Bxb2 3.Rxd2 Bf6 ＋－
(c) 1.Rxb3 Rc2 2.Rxb7 Bxe7 3.Rd7 ＋－
This is exactly the same puzzle that I solved on April 2, 2013.
1. Rxb3 Rxb3 [1…Rc2 2. Rxb7 Bxe7 3. Rd7+-] 2. Be6+ Kxe7 [2…Kxe6? 3. e8Q+] 3. Bxb3+-
1. Bh5+ KxP 2. Re3+ Kd6 3. Rd3+
1.Rxb3 is much better and was played! You can use deflection here.
Rxb3 was my first choice but then I changed my mind. It seemed just exchange – but I missed 2. Be6+ – that is key.