Daily Rome Shot 641

This little video might not be from Rome, but it is certainly of Rome. It is as Roman as Roman can be.

Your daily Rome shot. The blessing of the lambs.

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White to move.

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  1. BaltDeacon says:

    Today’s puzzle – a5!

  2. Materially even. But black’s b4 Bishop is a little weak.

    1. Rxc8! Rxc8 (trade)
    2. a5 Qb5
    3. Qxb5 axb5
    4. Bxb4

    If 1. a5 then Rxc1
    2. Rxc1 Qxa5 or Bxa5.

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