Chess Puzzles, The Pin, Puzzle 12:
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The Pin
[Puzzle #12]

The Pin
Puzzle #12

White has ambitions to the capture Black's e5-Pawn. But, at the moment it is adequately defended: White attacks it twice (d4-Pawn & Nf3); Black defends it three times (e6- & f6-Pawns, plus Nd6).

However, White has spotted an opportunity to remove one of the defenders, and involve Black's Rd8 in a Pin, that will enable White to capture the target e5-Pawn. How does White do it?

Hint: It starts with White's Bh3.
Chess Puzzles, The Pin, #12
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