Daily Chess Improvement: July 4th Classic Tactic!

This was from an actual game of Howard Staunton in 1843

White to move!

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Yancey_Ward
Yancey_Ward

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I kept thinking I have to be missing something better here like forced mate, but all the variations I looked at suggest that it gets no better than 1.Nf6 gf6 2.Be7 Qe7 3.Qg3 Kh7 4.ef6 Rg8 5.fe7 Rg3 6.hg3 winning an exchange.

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