Problem p13408
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Technical Merit
Rating1368.1
RD5.1
To Play
Statereleased
 
Artistic Impression
Star Rating4.3
Stars
Votes3

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Star Ratings
DateTacticianRatingStars
2009-07-08 10:13:08MaltaCross1278
2011-05-02 00:37:28newjbie1324
2017-02-01 05:43:34greatloser1391

Comments
DateTacticianRatingComment
2009-07-08 10:13:08MaltaCross1278a sophisticated mate threat that wins the enemy bishop! 
2017-10-09 19:50:52jbuss1417Make it take one more move to solve. It's pretty simple to throw a check, it's a lot more difficult to see Bc4+ if black tries to save his bishop. 

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Crafty 19.19 3GHZ 5sec

1. ... Qxb4
2. Qc8+
({10:+5.99} 2. Qc8+ Bd8 3. Qxd8+ Kf7 4. Qd5+ Kf8 5. Bc4 Ke7 6. Qf7+ Kd8 7. Qg8+ Kc7 8. Qxg7+ Kb8 9. Qg8+ Ka7 10. Qc8 $18)
({10:+0.89} 2. Qd5 Qb6 3. Qa8+ Qd8 4. Qe4 Bc5 5. b4 Qb8 6. b5 Qe5 7. Qc6 $16)