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First Rank King Attacks
[Puzzle #11]


First Rank King Attacks
Puzzle #11

Black has 3x Pieces (Bd7, Rc8 and Rf8) in position to defend their First Rank. Without them, White's d-file Rook Battery would claim victory, with a Back Rank Mate.

Can White still Checkmate Black's King? If so, how?

Hint: Count the potential number of White attackers, versus those Black defenders.
Chess Puzzles, First Rank King Attacks, #11
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