(1) Troitsky,AA - (+)
April 4th Puzzle
[Andrew Martin]

White to play and win. This problem is not at all easy. Few solvers suspect that Black will be mated in the main line by a lone Knight! 1.Bc6!! [Other moves fail, in long or short measure: 1.Qd5 g2-+ ; 1.Nf4+ Rxf4 2.Bc6 Rf2 3.Bg2+ Rxg2 4.Qf1 Bg1 5.Qxf5 Bf2+ 6.Kd1 Rg1+ 7.Kc2 Rf1 8.Qh5+ Kg2 9.Qxg4 Kg1 10.Kd2 g2 wins in the end.] 1...Rb1+ 2.Ke2 Rxh1 3.Bg2+!! A devastating move! 3...Kxg2 4.Nf4+ Kg1 5.Ke1 g2 6.Ne2# What can one say? 1-0

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