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Bruno's Chess Problem: 09/25/2020

S.Vokal, Nedelna Pravda, 1994

Mate in 4(***)
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1. Bf5! ... 2. Nc6+ Bxc6 3. Bd4#
  1... Nxe2 2. Bxc2 ... 3. Rf5#
     2... Nxd4 3. Bxd4+ Ke6 4. Bf5#
     2... e6 3. Bb8 ... 4. Bxc7#
     2... Ng3 3. Bb8 ... 4. Bxc7#
        3... Nf5, Ne4 4. Rf5#
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2020-09-25 07:26:06, by problemist
The initial threat is 2. Nc6+ 3. Bd4#.
2020-09-25 06:48:00, by problemist
Logical problem. The mainplan 1. Bb8 2. Bxc7# still fails to 1.. c1Q! In a foreplan the bPc2 is captured with tempo 1. Bf5 (2. Bd4#) Nxe2 2. Bxc2 (3. Rf5#) Ng3 3. Bb8 4. Bxc7#; 3.. Nf5, Ne4 4. R(x)f5#; 2.. Nxd4, e6 3. Bxd4+, Bb8 Ke6, ~ 4. Bf5#, Bxc7#.

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