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after the first move it was easy
better than many queen sacrifice puzzles...
missed it,just woke up
Almost had that in one but who else chose 4.Rh6 ? So annoying.
Good puzzle for once.
I can't help but wonder if black had a better 1st move.
I have the same thought.. why black moved bishop?
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WHAT ABOUT 1.G3-H3+ 2. G2-G3X !
what about Bc2 at the frist move to force the black bishop to move or kill it ?!! plz someone answer me plz !!!
That´s the same question I have!
Now I see it! Can´t play Bc2 because the black pawn will go to e4
1.Bd1 Rdg8 2.Rgh3+ Bxh3 3.g3++
so i'ts the best move to play the bishop.
Rh6 also mate
...Doesn't 4. Rh6# work also?
I didn't get the first move, but then I didn't understand black's response either. I hope someone can show me a forced mate in four after 1. ... Rh8
There are a lot of variations - mostly wins for white, but black seems to be able to prevent mate in four.
EDIT:Thanks, Shoopi, for showing me:1... Rh8 2. Rh3+ Bxh3 3. g3#
Fun to solve.
A lot of people were confused a bit about white's/black's first move.
1. Bd1 takes away a critical flight square from the black king, namely h5, and has a mate threat. Here's an example of what happens if black plays a different move:
This puzzle is really hard (I'm 13 years old BTW)!
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