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20,000 instructive chess puzzles. What's the winning move?

I have a Morphy number of 4: Bisguier-Tartakower-Mortimer-Morphy route.

   WTHarvey has kibitzed 862 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Oct-14-19 J F Heemskerk vs Loman, 1890
WTHarvey: Loman has a sacrifice on move 26 that mates a move quicker, fwiw. [DIAGRAM] 26...Rxc2+ 27.Kxc2 Rh2+ w/...Qf1#
   Oct-14-19 Loman vs R A J Meijer, 1921
WTHarvey: White mates in 4. [DIAGRAM] 21.Nxe6 fxe6 ( 21...Nbd7 22.Ng7+ Ke7 23.Qxf7+ ) 22.Bxe6 Nbd7 23.Qf7+ Kd8 24.Qxf8# 1-0
   Oct-14-19 Loman vs T Physick, 1900
WTHarvey: Nice queen sac and a White mates in 7. [DIAGRAM] 19.Qxh6 gxh6 ( 19...d2+ 20.Rxd2 gxh6 21.Rg2+ Qg5 22.Bxg5 Bxe5 23.Bf6+ ) 20.Rdg1+ Qg5 21.Bxg5 Bxe5 22.Bf6+ Kh7 23.Rg7+ Kh8 24.Rxh6# 1-0
   Oct-08-19 J Sherwin vs Bisguier, 1955
WTHarvey: Bisguier played 33...Be4 but has a Black mates in 3. What is it? [DIAGRAM] Solution (in reverse) Nf4# 34.Kg2 if or Be4+ 34.Nh2 if 33...Rh3+
   Oct-06-19 J van Foreest vs G Popilski, 2014
WTHarvey: Fwiw, Gil has a mate in 4 in lieu of 38...Nc4. What is it? [DIAGRAM] Solution (in reverse) Bh3 39.gxf3 38...Nf3+
   Oct-04-19 V Knorre vs R Bergell, 1865
WTHarvey: Black resigns after 32...Kg8 because White mates in 5. What is 33.? [DIAGRAM] Solution (in reverse) 37.Qh3# Kh8 36.Rg7+ Kg8 35.Rh7+ Kf7 34.Rh8+ hxg6 33.Rg6+
   Oct-01-19 M Oleksienko vs S Nitin, 2017
WTHarvey: Ends on a 'White mates in 5'. [DIAGRAM] Solution (in reverse) 40.Qxd6+ Qg7 39.f8/Q+ Qxg6 38.Rg6+
   Sep-30-19 M Oleksienko vs N Grandelius, 2009
WTHarvey: Here's the start of the combination: White to move and win. [DIAGRAM] Solution (in reverse) 28.axb7 27...Kxf7 if 27.exf7 Qxf7 26.Qf7+ Kf6 25.Qd7+ Kxe7 24.e6+
   Sep-29-19 Y Pustina vs R Fuchs, 1960
WTHarvey: This game ends with a 'Black mates in 4'. [DIAGRAM] Solution (in reverse) Nf6 46.c4 Kxf4 45.c3 44...Kxf5
   Sep-28-19 I Stohl vs B Sygulski, 2000
WTHarvey: Igor wins the game with 36.Rxh7+ which mates in 7. What mates in 4? [DIAGRAM] Solution (in reverse) 38.Nxf6+ Kg8 37.Rxh7+ exf6 36.Qxf6+

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