Daily Chess Improvement: Judit Chess Tactic!

This was an actual chess game between GM J. Tisdall and my sister Judit (color reversed)

White to move. How should white proceed?

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DaveCubby
DaveCubby

Happy Birthday to your sister Judit

  1. Qa5+!

a) 1...Rxa5, 2. Rxa5+ Kb8, 3. Rh8+ Rg8, 4. Rxg8+ Qd8, 5. Rxd8#

b) 1...Kb8, 2. Rh8+ Qe8, 3. Qxe5! winning Black Queen and Black Rook, too.

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