Exercise #89

Black to move. What would you do?

Solution

1… Qf3! Applies the X-ray power of the queen to create the checkmate threat: 2… Rh1+ Bxh1 Rxh1#

Or

1… Qf3 2. Bxf3 gxf3, followed by Rh1+, Kg2, R8h2#

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