Promoting pawn

The sente drops Bishop at at 4c.

Note you can also drop Bisop at 4a. The result will be the same

Rook escapes..

Bishop takes Gold. +4 points

Rook takes a Bishop. -6 points.

Pawn promotes and immediately threats the Rook. promotion is +6 points. So total score is +4 points. Even sacrificing Bishop, the attack that will create a promoted pawn tend to be a good exchange.

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