White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 133 to 144

133

(Jacobus Haring - Probleemblad 3rd Prize, 1955)

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1.Rc4! (2.Bg4#/Bc7#)
1...Ra8+ 2.Bb8#
1...Rh1+ 2.Bh3#
1...Nc6/Nd3/Bh4/Rxg5 2.Bc7#
1...Bg3 2.Qg8#
1...Rxd7 2.Bg4#

Date added: 27/1/2021

134

(Viktor Fuhrer - La Settimana Enigmistica 1st Prize, 1935)

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1.Nd7! ~ N.Se5#
1...Nc2 2.Qf7#
1...Nxf3 2.Bxe2#
1...Bd3 2.Qxc6#
1...Nxa7 2.Rxc3#

Date added: 27/1/2021

135

(John Michael Rice - Problemisten 1st Prize, 1963)

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1.Na1! zz
1...Nd3 2.c4#
1...Nd5/Na2/Na6 2.c3#
1...Bf3/Bd3/Bd5 2.Rxb4#
1...Bg2/Bh1 2.c3#/Rxb4#
1...Bxc2 2.Qxc2#/Rxb4#
1...Nxc2 2.Qxc2#

Date added: 27/1/2021

136

(George Edward Carpenter - The Dubuque (Iowa) Chess Journal, Apr 1874)

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1.Bd7!
1...Ka3 2.Qxa5#
1...Kc4 2.Qe4#
1...Bd8 2.Qa4#
1...Bc7 2.Qa4#
1...Bb6 2.Qa4#
1...c4 2.Qf8#

Date added: 28/1/2021

137

(Efren Petite - KNSB Ringtourney 2nd Comm. 1961)

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1.Rd4! (2.Rcc4#/Rc3#/Rc2#/Rc1#/Rc6#/Rc7#/Rc8#/Rb5#/Ra5#/Rcd5#/Re5#/Rf5#/Rxg5#)
1...Bg3 2.Re5#
1...Be1 2.Rc3#

Date added: 28/1/2021

138

(Pieter ten Cate - Вечерние новости, 1962)

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1.c7! ~ 2.Nb6#
1...Bf2 2.cxd8=Q#
1...Rxd7 2.c8=Q#
1...Rb8 2.cxb8=Q#

Date added: 29/1/2021

139

(Arthur William Daniel - British Chess Magazine, 1906)

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1.Rc6! (2.Rc8#)
1...a6/a5/Qa6 2.Rxa6#
1...Qb6 2.Rxb6#
1...Qc7 2.Rxc7#
1...Qxc6+ 2.Bxc6#

Date added: 29/1/2021

140

(Thomas Rayner Dawson - The Chess Amateur, 1920)

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1.b8=N! Kxe8
2.Qg8#


Date added: 29/1/2021

141

(Mukkur Parthasarathy)

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1. Qe6! waiting
1. ... Re8/d8/c8/b8/a8, Bf7 2. Qxf6#
1. ... Rf7, Bh7 2. Qxd5#
1. ... Bxe6 2. Nxe6#
1. ... Bg5, Rh4/h3/h2/h1 2. Nxf5#
1. ... Bxg7, Rg5 2. Rxf4#

Date added: 29/1/2021

142

(Antonio Piatesi)

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1. Qb3! [2. Qf7#]
1. ... Rf8 2. Rxf8#
1. ... Nc5 2. Rxf2#
1. ... Nxe5/b4/b2/e1 2. N5e6#
1. ... Ne4 2. Rxe4#

Date added: 29/1/2021

143

(Otto Georg Edgar Dehler - Neue Welt, 1919)

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1.Rd7!
1...Nb4 2.Rd8#
1...Nc5 2.Rd8#
1...Nc7 2.Rd8#
1...Nb8 2.Ra7#
1...Kb8 2.Rd8#

Date added: 29/1/2021

144

(Otto Georg Edgar Dehler - Neue Welt, 1919)

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1.Rb5!
1...Ka7 2.Ra5#
1...Na7 2.Rb8#
1...Nb6 2.Ra5#
1...Nd6 2.Ra5#
1...Ne7 2.Ra5#

Date added: 29/1/2021