White to Play

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Alphonse Delannoy, one of Morphy's opponents in Paris in 1858, composed this or perhaps played this--but not against Morphy!

A fine example of queen and bishop working together: 1.Re7+ Kxe7 2.Qxg7+ Ke8 3.Qg8+ Kd7 3...Ke7 4.Bh4+ Kd7 5.Qf7# 4.Qf7+ Kd8 5.Bh4#


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