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1. Rh3 h6 2. Rxf5 Rh8 3. Rh5 gxh5 4. Qg3#
(a) 1.Rh3 h6 2.Rxf5 Rh8 ( 2. …exf5?? 3.Qxh6# or 2. …gxf5?? 3.Qxh6# ) 3.Rf2 ±
(b) 1.Rh3 Rh8 2.Rxf5 h6 ( 2. …exf5?? 3.Qh6# or 2. …gxf5 3.Qh6# ) 3.Rf2 ±
(c) 1.Rh3 h5 2.Nxh5+
(c1) 2. …gxh5 3.Qg5+ Kh7 ( or 3. …Kh8 4.Rxh5+ Nh6 5.Rxh6# ) 4.Rxh5+ Nh6 5.Rxh6#
(c2) 2. …Kg8 3.Nf6+ Kg7 4.Rh7#
(c3) 2. …Kh7 3.Nf6++ Kg7 4.Rh7#
(c4) 2. …Kh8 3.Nf6+ Nh6 ( or 3. … Kg7 4.Rh7# ) 4.Rxh6+ Kg7 5.Rh7#
(d) 1.Rh3 Nxe3?? 2.Rxh7#
1…Rh8 2. Rxf5 h6 [2…gxf5 or 2…exf5 3. Qh6#] 3. Rf2 +-
1…h6 2. Rxf5 h5 [2…exf5 and 2…gxf5 3. Qh6# and 2…Rh8 3. Rf2 +-] 3. Nxh5+ Kg8 [3…gxh5 4. Qg3+ Kh7 4. Rfxh5#] 4. Nf6+ Kg7 5. Rh7#
1…h5 2. Nxh5+ gxh5 [2…Kg8 3. Nf6+ Kg7 4. Rh7# or 2…Kh8 3. Nf6+ Nh6 4. Rxh6+ Kg7 5. Rh7#] 3. Qg5+ Kh7 4. Rxh5+ Nh6 5. Rxh6#