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Chess Problem 1995d5f501


The Problemist, 1995



1.Bh4?  (2.Rf6#) 1...Bc3!

1.dxc4! (2.Bd3#)

1...Sf2  2.Bd3+ Sxd3 3.Re5+ Sxe5 4.Bh4    (5.Rf6#)
                                       Sg6 5.Rxh5#

The Dresden theme. A bad defence (because of a self-block) by a black knight is substituted for a good defence by the black bishop. White achieves this by two sacrifices. The black knight is decoyed from h1 to g6.

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