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I have no idea how I got that in my first try.
Nice but what if B doesnt take the Knight ?
As it says!
I totally agree with CsokaEndre - this is NOT a good puzzle..too many loose ends, variations, and finally a mate in 13 (maybe)?? For those of you that found it easy I remind you of the quote, "They called him a half-wit, not realizing that they only comprehended one-third of what he meant..."
hard but managed to do it without fail!
After King escapes to Kh5, Nf6+, Kh7, Qe7. I don't think rook to h8 works after Qe7 cuz then Ng4+ again and black is in a mating net (this time has to take Knight). Rook to d8 wont work cuz of Ng8+ and following Qh4#. What else can black do? He can give a check with Nf3+, but after Kf2, what check can black give that won't lose the knight? (Qd2+, Re7).
If then black tries Ng5 as defense, fxg5+ and black is lost after kxg5, h4+, Kh6, Qxh7#
Great puzzle! Simple but fun to look at all the alternate lines, in all of which black loses immediately
This is MATE IN 5! Can you find it?
1 Rxf7+!! Kxf7 2 Qxe6+ Kg7 3 Qf7+ Kh8 4 Qxh5+ Kg7 5 Qh6#