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1. h4 Qe5 2. Rxh6+ Kg2 3. Rg6+ Kf8 4. Rg8# or 3. … Kh7 4. Qf7+ Kh8 5. Rh6#
1. h4 Qg3 2. Rxh6+ Kg2 3. Qf6+ Kg8 4. Rh8#
1. h4 Re8 2. Qxe8+ Kh7 3. Qd7+ Kg8 4. hxg5 then Rf8#
(a) 1.h4 Qc1+ 2.Rf1
(a1) 2. …Qxb2 3.Qxh6+ Kg8 4.Qg5+ Kh7 5.Qxd8 ±
(a2) 2. …Qd2 3.Qf6+ Kh7 4.Qxd8 ±
(a3) 2. …Qxf1+ 3.Kxf1 ±
(b) 1.h4 Qxh4 2.Rxh6+ Qxh6 3.Qxh6+ Kg8 4.Qg5+ Kh7 5.Qxd8 ±
(c) 1.h4 Qg8 2.Rxh6+ Qh7 ( 2. …Kg7?? 3.Qf6# ) 3.Rxh7+ Kxh7 4.Qe7+ Kg6 5.Qxd8 ±
(d) 1.h4 Qg7 2.Rxh6+ Qxh6 3.Qxh6+ Kg8 4.Qg5+ Kh7 5.Qxd8 ±
(e) 1.h4 Qd2 2.Rxh6+ Qxh6 ( 2. …Kg7?? 3.Qf6+ Kg8 4.Rh8# ) 3.Qxh6+ Kg8 4.Qg5+ Kh7 5.Qxd8 ±
(f) 1.h4 Qg3?? 2.Rxh6+ Kg7 3.Qf6+ Kg8 4.Rh8#
1. H4…Qc8+ 2.Kh2…any move of black, the white rook and queen will finish the job.
1. h4…Qh4?? or..Qh5? or any other queen move, 2. Rh6+…Kg7 and soon mate