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a b c d e f g h
8 a8 k b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8 8
7 a7 p b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 p h7 7
6 a6 ~~ b6 p c6 d6 K+ e6 f6 g6 P h6 6
5 a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 Q f5 g5 h5 5
4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4 4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 q~ e3 f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 b2 P c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2 2
1 a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1 1
a b c d e f g h
Black blunders 1.Qd8+ Qxd5+ Kxd5. White can easily win by capturing the g-pawn and promoting.

A cross-check is a check from the queen that blocks another check. A cross-check is typically given as a means to force a queen trade and to simplify. This rare tactic is used in queen vs pawn endgames and queen vs 2 queens endgames.

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