Problem p00065
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Technical Merit
Rating1857.4
RD16.5
To Play
Statereleased
 
Artistic Impression
Star Rating3.4
Stars
Votes7

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Star Ratings
DateTacticianRatingStars
2006-04-09 05:13:57pebraham1406
2006-04-10 18:21:40AngryPirate1308
2009-01-28 06:57:30UriBlass1967
2009-12-30 10:09:16DocB1237
2010-04-19 09:58:08polgary1588
2011-01-24 15:28:50Garryback1679
2012-08-12 15:57:01floreatdunum1707

Comments
DateTacticianRatingComment
2006-03-27 17:57:25spacecowboy1394It is interesting that 1...Re8 loses to 2.Bxf5. This is probably part of the reason that tacticians have frequently failed to solve this problem over that last six months.  
2006-04-09 05:13:57pebraham1406I don't think 1..re8 loses to 2.Bxf5, 2...Qb8+ followed by Qa8+ and Qa4# 
2006-04-10 18:21:40AngryPirate1308Nothing can stop 2...Qg1+ and 3...QH1# unless I am missing something...its just a mate in 3 
2006-04-11 12:32:40FireGarden15361. ... Re1 2. Rd7+ Qxd7 (as given) stops mate since it deflects the queen 1...Re8 is rook 'downwards' , and white gets away with sacrificing bishop for two pawns (as SC sugests) instead of rook for nothing. 
2006-04-28 07:44:31AngryPirate1308isnt white still losing in firegarden's example? 
2009-01-28 06:54:08UriBlass196738.3 seconds remembered that there was a discussion about Re8 and Re1 but did not remember which one of them works need to remember that Re8 lose to Bxf5 
2009-01-28 06:57:30UriBlass1967can add that Re1 Bxf5 does not work because of Qh5 mate in the end. 
2009-07-09 19:29:37DocB1237re1 is not mate but still clearly wins 
2009-07-09 19:30:34DocB1237re1 is not mate but still clearly wins 
2009-12-30 10:08:55DocB1237this was way lower rated 5 months ago  
2009-12-30 10:09:16DocB1237kurds, you will kneel to obamacare  
2010-04-19 09:58:08polgary1588FireGarden - all comments are right - nothing to add 
2010-05-08 01:01:24theKnife17608/q3rkp1/2Rn2p1/3P1p2/5P2/3B2P1/2Q3PK/8 w - - 0 1 

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Crafty 19.19 3GHZ 5sec

1. Rxd6 Re1
({11:-0.89} 1. ... Re1 2. Rd7+ Qxd7 3. Qa2 Qd6 4. Qa7+ Re7 5. Qa6 Qb8 6. Qc6 Qh8+ 7. Kg1 Re3 8. Qc7+ Re7 9. Qc5 $17)
({11:+6.92} 1. ... Qb8 2. Rc6 Qh8+ 3. Kg1 Re1+ 4. Bf1 Qb8 5. d6 Re4 6. Rc7+ Ke6 7. Qc5 Kf6 8. Bd3 Re1+ 9. Kf2 $18)