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1.Rexh6+ gxh6 2.Rxh6+ Kg7 3.Qh5 ( threatening checkmate with 4.Qg6# )
(a) 3. …Qxd6 4.Rxd6 f4 ( 4. …Rxe7 5.Rg6+ Kf8 6.Qh8# or 4. …Bd5 5.Rg6+ Kf7 6.Qh7# ) 5.Qf7+ Kh8 6.Rh6+ Bh7 7.Rxh7# or 7.Qxh7#
(b) 3. …Qe6 4.Bxe6 Rxe7 ( or 4. …f4 5.Qg5+ Bg6 6.Qxg6# ) 5.Qg6+ Kf8 6.Rh8#
(c) 3. …Qxe7 4.Qg6+ Kf8 5.Rh8#
(d) 3. …Rxe7 4.Qg6+ Kf8 5.Rh8#
(e) 3. …f4 4.Qg5+ Bg6 5.Qxg6#
1, Rexh6+ gxh6 2. Rxh6+ Kg7 3. Qh5
3…Rxe7 4. Rg6+ Kf8 5. Qh8#
3…Qxd6 4. Qg5+ Qg6 5. Qxg6#
3…Qxe7 4. Rg6+ Kf8 5. Rg8#
3…Qe6 4. Qg5+ Qg6 [4….Kf7 5. Bxe6#] 5. Qxg6#
Yelena, answer 1. Bc2 for Saturday does not make sense?
1. R(6)xh6+ gxh6 2. Rxh6+ Kg7 3. Qh5 f4 4. Qg5+ Bg6 5. Qxg6#
1. R(6)xh6+ gxh6 2. Rxh6+ Kg7 3. Qh5 Qxe7 4. Qg6+ Kf8 5. Rh8#
It does 🙂 The threat is Bg7 and Bf7 mate. Otherwise, white wins a lot of material.