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what if 1. qa3?
Black could not accept the Queen Sacrifice. Thanks for the lesson!
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Best post ever. Ice is my new hero.
He's my hero, too. King of the comment police.
hard to resist taking the queen!
Very nice puzzle
You "only" win the queen that way. Qb4 forces mate.
I had the same thought as you.
nice puzzle yo...
After white queen first move, why wouldn't black queen take white queen? Just wondering
White promotes the pawn into a queen
Solved . Nice puzzle
Nice and easy, mate in 1
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