The readers may try to solve this problem (it has a main logical variation) and post their solution as comment.
We furthermore expect, from the more creative readers, to e-mail entries to the composition contest Manolas-60 (closing July-12-2010).
Kalkavouras, Ioannis, (after W. Bar)
Dedicated to "JT Manolas-60"
Mate in 9 moves.
#9 (7 + 8)
The thematic try is [1.Rf5+? gxf5!].
Key : 1.Rh6! Kg5
2.Rh3 ( > 3.Sh7# ) Kf6
3.Sc5 ( > 4.Sxd7# ) Rxc5