Problem p00303
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Technical Merit
Rating1440.1
RD4.6
To Play
Statereleased
 
Artistic Impression
Star Rating2.7
Stars
Votes6

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Star Ratings
DateTacticianRatingStars
2005-08-23 10:08:37JoeLag1410
2010-03-31 14:24:07Leucky1416
2011-12-11 08:16:31NeatoTorpedo1347
2012-06-18 19:08:22Jackson7781276
2015-05-04 16:58:46nune1570
2016-06-18 04:53:45greatloser1426

Comments
DateTacticianRatingComment
2005-08-23 10:08:37JoeLag1410That's obvious. So, where's the problem? 
2005-09-01 09:02:56theo1135no, it's not 'obvious' past the first move. still not a brilliant problem.  
2010-03-31 14:24:07Leucky1416Many weak players stop calculating when they see 2. Ra8. So its a fair 1450-Problem. 

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Crafty 19.19 3GHZ 5sec

1. Bxb8 Nxb8
({12:-0.95} 1. ... Nxb8 2. Ra7 Bxc3 3. Rxe7 Kg7 4. Bd5 Nd3 5. g3 Bd4 6. Rxf7+ Kh6 7. Be4 Ne1 $17)
({12:+3.89} 1. ... Nd8 2. Ra8 Bf8 3. Bd5 Ne6 4. Bg3 Nd3 5. Bxe6 fxe6 6. Rd8 Ne1 7. Be5 Nc2 $18)
2. Ra8 Be5
({11:-1.60} 2. ... Be5 3. Bd5 Kg7 4. Ra7 Kf6 5. Rb7 Nd1 6. c4 Nc3 7. Bf3 Bf4 $19)
({11:+1.70} 2. ... Bxc3 3. Rxb8+ Kg7 4. Rb7 Bf6 5. Bd5 Na4 6. Bc4 h5 7. g3 Nc5 $18)