Daily Rome Shot 637

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White to move.

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  1. Cliff says:

    1. Bh3 . . . locking in the pawn on e6 for at least one turn.
    2. Nxe6 Rxe6
    3. Bxe6+ Qxe6 King and Queen are both threatened by the Bish.
    4. Qxe6++

    The only problem I see is that unknown move for black on turn 1. If Black moved its Bishop to g7, it would disrupt the whole thing

  2. Neal says:

    1. Qf3 Qd7
    2. Bb5 and the black queen is lost.

  3. White’s pieces are active near the King.
    1. Qf3 (threatens mate) Qd7
    2. Bd5 (attacks Queen) Qxb
    3. Qf7#

    2. … Rf8
    3. Bxd7 Rxf3
    4. Bxe6 Rf7
    5. Bxf7#

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