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Yelena, Saturday – now I get it – it’s 1. Ba2 with threat of Bg7+ and Bf7#. Neat.
Your note said 1. Bc2 – typo.
I was looking for something like that – but found the long route (again) instead.
1. Rc6+ Kxe5 2. Qf4#
1. Rc6+ Kf7 2. Rxc7+ Kg8 3. Qd5+ Qxd5 4. Bxd5+ Be6 5. Bxa8 +-
1. Rc6+ Nxc6 2. Qxc6+ Kf7 3. Bd5+ Be6 4. Qd7+ Kg8 5. Bxe6+ Rxe6 6. Qxd3 +-
1. Rfd1 Qe4 2. Qxe4 Bxe4 3. Bxe4 c6 [3…Ra7 4. f4+-] 4. f4+-
1…Qxa3 2. Qd5+ Ke7 3. Rxc7+ Bd7 4. Qxd7+ Kf8 5. Qf7#
1…Qxd1+ 2. Qxd1+-
1…Red8 2. Rxd3 Bxd3 [2…Rxd3 3. Qxh8+-] 3. Rxc7+-
1…Rad8 2. Rxd3 Rxd3+-
(a) 1.Rfd1 Be4 2.Qxe4 Qxe4 ( 2. …Qxa3?? 3.Qd5+ Ke7 4.Rxc7+ Kf8 5.Qf7# ) 3.Bxe4 ±
(b) 1.Rfd1 Qxd1+ 2.Rxd1 Bxe5 3.Qd5+ Kf6 ±
(c) 1.Rfd1 Rad8 2.Rxd3 Rxd3 3.Bb4 ±
(d) 1.Rfd1 Qxa3?? 2.Qd5+ Ke7 3.Rxc7+ Bd7 ( or 3. …Kf8 4.Qf7# ) 4.Rxd7+ Kf8 5.Qf7#
(e) 1.Rfd1 Qa6?? 2.Qd5#
Yes, its 1.Ba2
Interesting, but white played 1.Rfd1