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My solution to this quiz: 1. Bxh7+.
Option 1: if …NxB, 2.Qe4 and any the next 2 move will be mate..
Option 2: if ..KxB, 2. Qb1+ (black can just delay the mate by blocking its B or N.) 3. Qg3..
Option 3: if ..Kh8. 2. Qb1…Rg8, 3. Nf7+mate
1. Qb1 [Also winning is 1. Bxh7+ Nxh7 2. Qe4+-] 1…Rf8 (Black can delay mate by sacrificing material on d3 and e4 but the White queen + Bishop battery is too strong] 2. Bxh7+ Kh8 [2…Nxh7 3. Qg6+ Kh8 4. Qg7#] 3. Qg6 Nh5 [3…Rg8 4. Nf7#] 4. Bxf8 Rxf8 5. Nf7+ Rxf7 6. Qg8#
(a) 1.Bxh7+ Nxh7 2.Qe4
(a1) 2. …Nf8 3.Qg4+ Bg5 4.Qxg5+ Ng6 5.Qxg6+ Kh8 6.Qg7# or 6.Nf7#
(a2) 2. …Bf6 3.Qg6+ Kh8 4.Nf7#
(a3) 2. …Kh8 3.Qg6 Qxf2+ ( 3. …Rg8 4.Nf7# or 3. …Bf8 4.Nf7# ) 4.Rxf2 Rg8 ( or 4. …Bf8 5.Nf7# ) 5.Nf7#
(a4) 2. …Bxf1 3.Qg6+ Kh8 4.Qg7#
(a5) 2. …Bd3 3.Qxd3
(a5) ① 3. …Nf8 4.Qg3+ Bg5 5.Qxg5+ Ng6 6.Qxg6+ Kh8 7.Qg7#
(a5) ➁ 3. …Bf6 4.Qg6+ Kh8 5.Nf7#
(a5) ➂ 3. …Kh8 4.Qg6 Qxf2+ ( 4. …Rg8 5.Nf7# or 4. …Bf8 5.Nf7# ) 5.Rxf2 Rg8 ( or 5. …Bf8 6.Nf7# ) 6.Nf7#
(b) 1.Bxh7+ Kxh7 2.Qb1+
(b1) 2. …Bd3 3.Qxd3+ Ne4 4.Qxe4+ Kh8 ( or 4. …Kg8 5.Qg6+ Kh8 6.Qg7# ) 5.Qg6 Qxf2+ ( 5. …Rg8 6.Nf7# or 5. …Bf8 6.Nf7# ) 6.Rxf2 Rg8 ( or 6. …Bf8 7.Nf7# ) 7.Nf7#
(b2) 2. …Kh8 3.Qg6 Qxf2+ ( 3. …Rg8 4.Nf7# or 3. …Bf8 4.Nf7# ) 4.Rxf2 Rg8 ( or 4. …Bf8 5.Nf7# ) 5.Nf7#
(b3) 2. …Kg8 3.Qg6+ Kh8 4.Qg7#
(c) 1.Bxh7+ Kh8 2.Nf7+ Kxh7 3.Qb1+ Bd3 ( or 3. …Kg8 4.Qg6# ) 4.Qxd3+ Ne4 5.Qxe4+ Kg8 6.Qg6#
Yes, well done. Kasparov chose 1.Bxh7.