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2. Kg4 Qe4+ 3. Kg3 [3. Rf4 Qg6+ 4. Qg5 Qxg5#] 3…Rxg2+ 4. Rxg2 Qf3+ 5. Kh2 Qxg2#
2 Kf4 Qe4+ 3. Kg2 Rxg2+ 4. Rxg2 Qf3+ 5. Kh2 Qxg2#
2. Kh2 Rxg2+ 3. Rxg2 Qxh4 -+
1. Rg1 (threat Rxg2+ and then Qf4#) Kf4 2. Rxg2+ Rxg2 3. Qxh4+ Rg4 4. g5+ Ke3 5. Qxh3+ +- or if Kf5 Bd7+ wins the R also.
(a) 1. …Rg1 2.Kh2 Rxg2+ 3.Rxg2 Qxh4 4.Re2 ( 4.Rd2?? Qf4+ 5.Kg1 Qxd2 －＋ ) Qxd4 －＋
(b) 1. …Rg1 2.Kg4 Qe4+
(b1) 3.Kg3 Rxg2+ 4.Rxg2 Qxg2+ 5.Kf4 g5+ 6.Qxg5+ fxg5+ －＋
(b2) 3.Rf4 Qg6+ 4.Qg5 Qxg5#
(b3) 3.Kh5?? Be8#
(c) 1. …Rg1 2.Kf4 Qe4+ 3.Kg3 Rxg2+ 4.Rxg2 Qxg2+ 5.Kf4 g5+ 6.Qxg5+ fxg5+ －＋
(d) 1. …Rg1 2.Qg4 Rxg2+ 3.Kh4 ( 3.Kf4?? Qe4# ) g5+
(d1) 4.Qxg5+ fxg5+ 5.Kh5 Be8+ 6.Kh6 Qe6+ 7.Rf6 ( or 7.Bf6 Qxh3# ) Qxh3#
(d2) 4.Kh5 Be8+ 5.Kh6 Rxg4 6.hxg4 Qh1+ 7.Rh2 Qxh2#
(e) 1. …Rg1 2.Qf4 Rxg2+ 3.Kh4 g5+ 4.Qxg5+ fxg5+ 5.Kh5 Be8+ 6.Kh6 Qe6+ 7.Rf6 ( or 7.Bf6 Qxh3# ) Qxh3#
(f) 1. …Rg1 2.Qh5 Rxg2+ 3.Kh4 ( or 3.Kf4?? Qe4# ) Qe4+ 4.Rf4 Qxf4+ 5.Qg4 Qxg4#
(g) 1. …Rg1 2.Bc5 Rxg2+ 3.Kf4 Qe4#