White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 109 to 120

109

(Ferenc Fleck - L'Italia Scacchistica 4th Prize, 1950)

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1.Qd7! (2.Nh6#)
1...Bd4/Nfd4 2.e4#
1...Rd4/Ncd4 2.Ne3#

Date added: 24/1/2021

110

(Jean Oudot - L'Échiquier de Paris, 1955)

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1.Kd7! (2.Nc6#)
1...d4 2.f4#
1...Nd4 2.Ng4#

Date added: 24/1/2021

111

(McLoyd)

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1. Rd6! [2. Kd4#]
1. ... fxe3 2. Kc5#
1. ... f1=Q/R/B/N 2. Qxf1#
1. ... Ne2 2. Kc4#

Date added: 24/1/2021

112

(Allard Pieter Eerkes - Chess Problem 1st Prize, 1946)

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1.Qg6! ~ 2.Qg4#
1...Nd4 2.Qe4#
1...Ne3 2.Nxe6#
1...Nxg3 2.Qxg3#
1...Nh4 2.Nxe6#
1...Ng7 2.Qxh6#
1...Nxe7 2.Nxe6#
1...Nd6 2.Nxd3#
1...h5 2.Qg5#
1...hxg6 2.Nxg6#

Date added: 24/1/2021

113

(Rodolfo Prete - Problemas 3rd HM, 1957)

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1. Ng7! [2. Bf3#]
1... Rd4 2. Qe8#
1... Bd4 2. Qa8#
1... Rd3 2. exd3#
1... Nh2 2. Re3#
1... Rxg7 2. Qh1#

Date added: 24/1/2021

114

(Frederick E. Gamage - American Chess Bulletin 1st Prize, 1940)

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1.Nd7! zz
1...Rd5 2.Rc6#
1...Rd3/Qe3/Qf4 2.Rc3#
1...f4/Rb4/Ra4/Rf4/Qd3/Qb4 2.Qh6#
1...Rc4/Qxd1 2.Qh6#/Rxc4#
1...Re4 2.Rc4#
1...Qxc2 2.Qh6#/Rxd4#/Rc4#/Rc3#/Rxc2#
1...Qe2/Qg5 2.Rxd4#/Rc4#/Rc3#/Rc8#
1...Qf2/Qg2 2.Qh6#/Rc4#/Rc3#/Rc8#
1...Qxh2/Qe1 2.Rxd4#/Rc3#
1...Qh6 2.Qxh6#/Rxd4#/Rc4#/Rc3#/Rc8#
1...Qc1 2.Rxd4#
1...Qc3 2.Qh6#/Rxc3#
1...Qa5 2.Qh6#/Rxd4#

Date added: 24/1/2021

115

(Henry D'Oyly Bernard - Norwich Mercury HM, 1902-1903, 1902)

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1.Qh8!
1...Na5 2.Ba6#
1...Nb4 2.Ba6#
1...Nd4 2.Ba6#
1...Ne5 2.Ba6#
1...Ne7 2.Qa1#
1...Nd8 2.Qa1#
1...Nb8 2.Nb6#
1...Na7 2.Nc7#

Date added: 24/1/2021

116

(Lucien Boissy - Bulletin Ouvrier des Echecs, 1951)

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1.Ra5! zugzwang
1...Kxf4 2.Bd6#
1...Kh4 2.Bf2#
1...Kh6 2.Bf8#
1...Kf6 2.Bd4#

Date added: 24/1/2021

117

(John Ormerod Scarlett Thursby - Seventy Five Chess Problems, 1883)

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1.Re4!
1...Sc1 2.Sc3#
1...Sc3 2.Sxc3#
1...Sb4 2.Sc3#
1...c4 2.Rd4#
1...Kxe4 2.Qh1#
1...Bxa4 2.Qe6#
1...Bb5 2.Qe6#
1...Bc6
2.Qxc6#
2.Qe6#
1...Bh3 2.Qc6#
1...Bg4 2.Qc6#
1...Bf5 2.Qc6#
1...Be6 2.Qxe6#
1...Be8 2.Qe6#
1...Bc8 2.Qc6#

Date added: 25/1/2021

118

(Pierre Biscay)

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  1. Ra3 - Kc4

  2. Rxe4#


Date added: 25/1/2021

119

(Antonio Bottacchi - Good Companion, 8th American Chess Problem Congress Ty 1st HM, 9 Jul 1921)

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1.Rg4! ~ 2.Rg8#
1...Qb2+ 2.Nd2#
1...Qc3 2.Nxc3#
1...Qh2+ 2.Nf2#
1...Qg3 2.Nxg3#
1...Qxf6 2.Nxf6#
1...Qxd6 2.Nxd6#
1...Qxe4+ 2.Bxe4#
1...Qc5 2.Nxc5#
1...Qh5 2.Ng5#
1...Qg5 2.Nxg5#

Date added: 25/1/2021

120

(Godfrey F. Heathcote - Hampstead and Highgate Express 1st Prize, 2 Sep 1905)

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1.Rcc7! ~ 2.Nc3#
1...N×b3 2.Qd3#
1...Nc2 2.b4#
1...Ne2 2.Q×h5#
1...Nf3 2.Qe4#
1...Nf5 2.Re5#
1...Ne6 2.Red7#
1...Nc6 2.Rcd7#
1...Nb5 2.Rc5#
1...R×a4 2.Rc5#
1...Rc5 2.R×c5#


Date added: 25/1/2021