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(a) 1.Re2 Qxe2?? 2.Qxf7+ Kh8 3.Bf6#
(b) 1.Re2 Qc4 2.Rxe8+ Kg7 3.Rxf7+ Qxf7 ( 3. …Kh6?? 4.Rxh7# ) 4.Re7
(b1) 4. …Ne5 5.Rxf7+ Nxf7 ＋－
(b2) 4. …Qxe7 5.Qxe7+ ＋－
(b3) 4. …Nf2+? 5.Bxf2 Qxe7 6.Qxe7+ Kh6 7.Bxb6 axb6 ＋－
(b4) 4. …Nc5?? 5.Rxf7+ Kg8 6.Rg7+ Kh8 7.Qf7 Ne6 8.Qg8# ＋－
(c) 1.Re2 Nf2+ 2.Rxf2 Bxf2 ( 2. …Qxe2?? 3.Qxf7+ Kh8 4.Bf6# ) 3.Rxe6 Rxe6 4.Bxf2 Re2 5.Qa8+ Kg7 6.Qxa7 ＋－
(d) 1.Re2 Ne5 2.Rxe5
(d1) 2. …Qxa2 3.Rxe8 Kg7 4.Rxf7+ Qxf7 ( 4. …Kh6 5.Rxh7# ) 5.Re7 Qxe7 6.Qxe7+ ＋－
(d2) 2. …Qc4 3.Rxe8+ Kg7 4.Rxf7+ Qxf7 ( 4. …Kh6 5.Rxh7# ) 5.Re7 Qxe7 6.Qxe7+ ＋－
(d3) 2. …Qxe5?? 3.Qxf7+ Kh8 4.Bf6+ Qxf6 5.Qxf6+ Kg8 6.Qf7+ Kh8 7.Qxe8+ Kg7 8.Qf8#
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