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(a) 1. …Ne1 2.Rxe1 Qxe4+ 3.Rf3 ( or 3.Kh2 Qg2# ) Qxf3+ 4.Kh2 Qg2#
(b) 1. …Ne1 2.Rg5 Qxe4+
(b1) 3.Kh2 Rxg5 4.Qe6+ ( 4.Bxg5?? Qg2# or 4.Rxe1?? Qg2# ) Qxe6 5.Rxe1 Qe5+ 6.Bf4 Qxf4+ 7.Kh1 Qf3+ 8.Kh2 Qg2#
(b2) 3.Kg1 Rxg5+ 4.Kf1 ( or 4.Bxg5 Qg2# ) Rg1+ 5.Ke2 ( or 5.Kxg1 Qg2# ) Qd3#
(c) 1. …Ne1 2.Qd1 Qxe4+
(c1) 3.Rf3 Rxd1 4.Rxd1 Qxf3+ 5.Kh2 Qg2#
(c2) 3.Qf3 Nxf3 4.Rh5 ( or 4.Rxf3 Qxf3+ 5.Kh2 Qg2# ) Nh4+ 5.Kh2 Qg2#
(d) 1. …Ne1 2.Kh2 Rg2+ 3.Kh1 Qf1#
(e) 1. …Ne1 2.Qe6+ Rxe6 3.Rxe1 ( 3.Rf7?? Qf1+ 4.Kh2 Qg2# ) Qxe4+ 4.Kg1 Qxf5 －＋
P.S. The (c) variation can be simplified as 1. …Ne1 2.Qd1 Qf1+ 3.Kh2 Re2# or Qg2#.
P.S. I should have typed as 1. …Ne1 2.Qd1 Qf1+ 3.Kh2 Rg2# or Qg2#.
1. … Qxe4 (threats QxR, and Nd2+ or Ne1+) 2. Qf7 Ne5+ 3. f3 Qh4 4. QxR Qxh3+ 5. Kg1 NxQ +-
Interesting, but Black played 1…Ne1!
Ah yes – I saw Ne1 but missed Qf1 threat, nice.