Daily Rome Shot 636

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  1. DvdH says:

    Fr Z, this is definitely on my list for my next trip to Roma!

  2. Synonymous_Howard says:

    1. Bg7+ Bxg7
    2. fxg7+ Kxg7
    3. Qh6+ Kg8
    4. Nf6+ Kh8
    5. Qxh7#
    All of black’s moves are forced.

  3. Black’s King is in trouble. Look at g7.

    1. Bg7+ (1. … Kg8 leads to 2. Nh6#) Bxg7 (forced)
    2. fxg7+ (2. … Kg8 leads to 3. Kf6 fork) Kxg7
    3. Qh6 Kh8 (forced)
    4. Nf6 (threatens the Queen and sets up Qxh7#)

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