White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 025 to 036

25

(Nikolaj Aleksandrovich Ivanovskij - Затейник, 1936)

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  1. Ra3 - Kh1

  2. Rxh3#


Date added: 2/1/2021

26

(Miklos S. Locker - Feladványkedvelők Lapja, 1971)

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1.Nh5+!
1...Kh7 2.Qg7#
1...Kg8 2.Qg7#

Date added: 2/1/2021

27

(Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Azhusin - Platov MT, 1970)

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1.Ng5!
1...Kh8 2.Qh7#
1...Kf8 2.Qf7#

Date added: 2/1/2021

28

(Miklos S. Locker - Skakbladet, 1972)

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  1. h8=R - Kg7

  2. Qh7#


Date added: 2/1/2021

29

(Eugene B. Cook - American Chess Nuts, Dec. 25, 1868)

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  1. g8=R - Ka2

  2. Ra8#


Date added: 2/1/2021

30

(Andrej Ancin - L'Italia Scacchistica, 1972)

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1. Bc7!
1. ... Kc5 2. Qd6#
1. ... Kxd4 2. Qe5#

Date added: 3/1/2021

31

(Anatolij Voronin)

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1. Ng6! [2. Qe5#]
1. ... Kc5 2. Qd6#
1. ... Kd4 2. Qe5#
1. ... Ke4 2. Qd3#
1. ... Ke6 2. Bc4#

Date added: 3/1/2021

32

(Zelikas Kolodnas - Neue Leipziger Zeitung, 1927)

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1.e8=B! ~
2.Qe5#
2.Qd7#
1...Ke6 2.Qe5#

Date added: 3/1/2021

33

(Samuel Loyd - Lynn News, 21 Dec 1859)

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1.Qg4!
1...Kxe8 2.Qg8#
1...Kf6 2.Rf8#
1...Bf6 2.Qg8#
1...Bg7 2.Qe6#

Date added: 3/1/2021

34

(Triantafilos Siaperas - Τριαντάφυλλος Σιαπέρας - First price ”Sah“, 1949)

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1.Rd8! ~ 2.Bf5#
1...Qd4 2.Qe2#
1...Rd4 2.Nc5#
1...Nd4 2.Rxe3#
1...Qe4 2.Rd1#
1...Re4 2.Bb5#
1...e4 2.Nb2#

Date added: 3/1/2021

35

(G. Martini)

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1. Bb2! waiting
1. ... Rf8 2. Rxf8#
1. ... Re8 2. Rxe8#
1. ... Rd8 2. Rxd8#
1. ... Rc8 2. Rxc8#
1. ... Rxb8+ 2. Qxb8#
1. ... Qf6 2. Bxf6#
1. ... Qe5+ 2. Bxe5, Qxe5#
1. ... Qd4 2. Bxd4#
1. ... Qc3 2. Bxc3#
1. ... Qxb2+ 2. Qxb2#
1. ... h6 2. Qxh6#
1. ... h5 2. Qxh5#

Date added: 4/1/2021

36

(Sam Loyd - Detroit Free Press, 21 Jan 1877)

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1.Qa1! ~ 2.Kf7#
1...Bg8 2.Kxg6#
1...Kg8 2.Qxa8#

Date added: 5/1/2021