Problem p00498
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Technical Merit
Rating1238.7
RD5.6
To Play
Statereleased
 
Artistic Impression
Star Rating4.2
Stars
Votes10

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Star Ratings
DateTacticianRatingStars
2008-04-07 08:25:03wolf2127681197
2008-10-04 13:08:50yoyokool1231239
2009-09-08 23:18:15CryptorKid1348
2010-07-15 01:16:20Vista1298
2010-08-30 19:52:23ebitze1263
2010-08-30 21:55:20zozor1352
2011-11-09 22:11:23destroyer11359
2011-11-30 21:52:01shetranj1916
2012-07-08 17:31:45nonpareil742
2014-09-06 01:00:30Holy1016

Comments
DateTacticianRatingComment
2008-04-07 08:25:03wolf2127681197difficult... 
2011-07-19 02:26:28inamorato1500Brilliant  
2011-11-09 22:11:23destroyer11359ammazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
2011-11-30 21:52:01shetranj1916Nice!!!!!!!!!!! 
2014-09-06 01:00:16Holy1016Note that 2. ... Qd4?? is not forced; it is a blunder. The problem includes this move in order to show explicitly why 2. Nxd4 is safe. 

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Crafty 19.19 3GHZ 5sec

1. ... Nxd4
2. Nxd4
({9:+3.77} 2. Nxd4 Nh5 3. Be3 Nf6 4. Qe2 Nd5 5. Nxd5 Qxd5 6. Rfc1 Rd8 $18)
({9:-0.56} 2. Ne5 Bc5 3. Na4 Bd6 4. Qe3 Bxe5 5. Bxe5 Ng4 6. Qxd4 Nxe5 $15)
2. ... Qxd4
3. Bh7+
({11:+5.24} 3. Bh7+ Kxh7 4. Qxd4 Rd8 5. Qc4 Bd7 6. Bc7 Rdc8 7. Rad1 Bc6 8. Qf4 Nd5 $18)
({11:+0.27} 3. Nb5 Qd8 4. Nc7 Rb8 5. Nd5 e5 6. Nxe7+ Qxe7 7. Qe3 Ng4 8. Qxa7 Be6 9. Be3 $10)