Queens and rooks

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11/9/2012 – With 26.Re1-e8 (diagram) the first player has taken control of the enemy back rank. The opponent's attempt to follow suit with 26...Rd4-d1+ leads to ... A)... advantage for White; B)... perpetual check by force; C)... advantage for Black. ChessBase Magazine, larger diagram and solution.

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Queens and rooks

With 26.Re1-e8 (diagram) the first player has taken control of the enemy back rank.
The opponent's attempt to follow suit with 26...Rd4-d1+ leads to ...

A)... advantage for White;
B)... perpetual check by force;
C)... advantage for Black.

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