Daily Chess Improvement: Quickie Chess Tactic!

This is a chess puzzle I just quickly made up for today

White to move!

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KarthikM
KarthikM

Found that in about 10 seconds too. With some of these puzzles, whether black has an immediate mate threat gives a huge hint about what sort of move white is expected to play.

DaveCubby
DaveCubby
  1. Rb7!

a) 1...Rh8, 2. Rb8+! Rxb8, 3. Nc7#

b) 1...Rxc6, 2. Rb8#

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