Daily Chess Improvement: SPFGI Puzzle Challenge!

This is one of the puzzles from 2019 SPFGI Puzzle Solving Championship

White to move! Find the absolute best solution!

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No. 1-4
jcheyne
jcheyne

It's nice to see the key move (Ke2) not be a check.

Chess_Princess
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  1. Bc1 Kxc1 2. Ne2+ Kb1 3. Nec3+ Kc1 4. Ke2 Rb1 5. Nxa2#
DaveCubby
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  1. Bc1!!! (forcing zugzwang) Kxc1, 2. Ne2+! Kb1, 3. Nec3+! Kc1, 4. Ke2!!!! (Zugzwang) Rb1 (forced), 5. Nxa2#!!
CraigB
CraigB
  1. Bc1 K:c1 2. Ne2+ Kb1 3. Nc3+ Kc1 4. Ke2!! Rb1 5. N:a2#


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