Problem p56403
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Technical Merit
Rating1961.1
RD11.9
To Play
Statereleased
 
Artistic Impression
Star Rating2.0
Stars
Votes2

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DateTacticianRatingStars
2009-08-02 08:15:33CLance2000
2014-12-11 20:32:46Garryback1679

Comments
DateTacticianRatingComment
2009-08-02 08:15:33CLance2000Shouldn't include second move, because dual (of course Rh8 is leading to mate, but e4 is a lear winner too) 
2009-08-20 21:11:59smotherhubbard18583.e4 is listed as a winner by Crafty only because it suggests 3...Kg8 to avoid 3...Rxf4 4.Rh8.  
2009-12-18 14:37:02JSorel177472.1 seconds 
2017-11-11 20:36:22Improchess2051@smotherhubbard, 4.Qc7+ doesn't look bad either 

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Crafty 19.19 3GHZ 5sec

1. ... b6
2. Qd8
({9:+6.36} 2. Qd8 Rd5 3. cxd5 exd5 4. f5 Qxf5 5. Rdf1 Kg6 6. Rxf5 Kxf5 $18)
({9:-0.74} 2. Rde1 Bb7 3. Qh4 Ke8 4. e4 Rf8 5. d5 cxd5 6. exd5 Nc5 7. dxe6 Bxh1 8. Qxh1 $17)
2. ... Nf8
3. Rh8
({9:Mat07} 3. Rh8 Qf6 4. g6+ Kxg6 5. Qe8+ Qf7 6. Rg1+ Rg5 7. Rxg5+ Kf6 8. d5+ e5 9. Bxe5# $18)
({9:+4.37} 3. e4 Kg8 4. exf5 Qxf5 5. Rh4 Qe4 6. Qe7 Qe3+ 7. Kb1 Bd7 $18)