Daily Chess Improvement: Batumi Chess Olympiad Theme!

This chess puzzle is based on GM Bacrot's game in round 1 at the Batumi Chess Olympiad

It is white to move. Does whit have anything?

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DaveCubby
DaveCubby
  1. Qxg6+!!!

a) 1...fxg6, 2. Nh6+! Kh8, 3. Rxf8#

b) 1...Kh8, 2. Qh5+! Kg8, 3. Nh6+!

b1) 3...Kg7, 4. Rbxf7+ Rxf7, 5. Rxf7+ Kh8, 6. Nf5+ (discovered check) Kg8, 7. Qh7#

b2) 3...Kh8, 4. Nxf7+! (double check) Kg7, 5. Qh6+ Kg8, 6. Qg6+ Qg7, 7. Nh6+! Kh8, 8. Qxg7#

KarthikM
KarthikM
  1. Qxg6+! fxg6 2. Nh6+ Kh8 3. Rxf8#

1 ... Kh8 2. Qh5+ Kg8 3. Nh6+

3 ... Kg7 4. Rbxf7+ Rxf7 5. Rxf7+ Kh8 6. Nf5+ Kg8 7. Qh7#

3 ... Kh8  4. Nxf7+ Kg8 5. Qg6+ Qg7 6. Nh6+ Kh8 7. Qxg7# 


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