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Pretty sure 2. Rh2 is better.
Actually, looking at it, it's only about the same after Rf7?
2. Rh1 is correct because of 2...a1=Q
Yeah sorry, the board's completely messed me up, will avoid threads where they spin the board in future.
The whole puzzle is messed up anyway because white is free to play cxb7 at almost any time and queen right after.
Rh2 is better.
@Sunshiny-a1=Q Rh1 + wins.
How is there a check when there's a rook on c1?
Looks like i'll have to retract my statement. Rh2 is better because it forces black to play 2...a1=Q. 2. Rh1 doesn't work as well because it allows 2...Bxc6, but it's still winning for white.
Mate in 13
oops that didn't work.
I have no idea what you wanted to say but after 9...cxb4 10. cxb7 a1=Q 11. b8=Q and black's position is better than any other time during this puzzle.
i was trying to put a diagram to show that even if 9...cxb4 (blax best muuv) white cud stil win. however, blax chances r much higher.
Rh2 IS better
whoops sorry it says 8. Qc2+ it should be 8. Qb2#
Yes, that's pretty much what i've been saying.
In your diagram, the red line looks good. Slight mistake on the blue. Black should play 7...Ka2, but white should still win. In that same line, also good is 8. Rh1, threatening mate with 9. Qa1 or possibly 7. Rh1. Anyway, white should win with good play.
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