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Tactic 14404

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Tactic 14404

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Simplification, Mate Threat, Pin, Exposed King, Mate in 3+, Mate in 2, Hanging Piece, Discovered Attack, Skewer, Advanced Pawn, Endgame, X-Ray Attack, Pawn Promotion, Trapped Piece, Sacrifice Decoy, Mating Net, Removing the Defender, Attack, Unsound Sacrifice, Strategy, Zwischenzug, Fork

Explanation

White simultaneously defends the c2 square, threatens the rook and also threates a checkmate. The best black can do is to sacrifice material in order to stay alive a little longer.