Daily Rome Shot 654

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NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there won’t be “spoilers” for others.

This just came in the post.  A book by Robert Card. Sarah is always going to be worthwhile.  In this day of confusion from high atop the thing, we should stick to reliable sources and not let the irritations distract us overly.

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  1. VForr says:

    I am reading Cardinal Sarah’s book now. Excellent so far.

  2. Neal says:

    1. …Nd3
    Forks the rook and queen. It’s checkmate if Rxf3.

  3. I’m not sure if this helps or not, but here are some of the possible lines I worked out.

    1. … fxg2
    2. Ke1 (let the pain begin) Nd3

    1. … fxg2
    2. Rxg2 Qf3+
    3. Rf2 Qd1#

    2. … Qf3+
    3. Ke1 Nd3+

    2. … Qf3+
    3. Bf2 Qxg2+
    4. Ke1 Nd3+

    2. … Qd3+
    3. Qf2 Qd1+
    4. Qe1 Qd3+
    5. Kf2 Nh3#

    5. Re2 Qh3+
    6. Kf2 Nd3#

    6. Rg2 Qxg2#

    5. Qe2 Nxe2
    6. Rxe2 Qd3+
    7. Kf2 Qxa4

    1. … fxg2+
    2. Rxg2 Qf3+
    3. Qf2 Qd1+
    4. Qe1 Qd3+
    5. Qe2 Nxe2

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