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Problem ID: 0176173
4.Qa6 is the quickest win.
You're right... I shortened this to the first move as I think the point is clear after 1.Ra1. Too many mating alternatives thereafter, 1.Ra1 was the key.
09/11/09 - mod.
If 1....Kb8 2Ra7! leads to mate
I love that open a-file. I'm gonna put all my heavy pieces on it.
didn't see the rook, but i am ill today...
PARTY IN THE USA!
Got it in 2:12.. was looking to exploit the pin, and then found the rook option.
missed the rook...good puzzle on board awareness
had a position like this in a game
Attempt 1: B-QN6; Attempt 2: N-R6+
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