White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 157 to 168

157

(Ernst Otto Martin - Allgemeine Zeitung (Chemnitz), 1924)

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  1. Kf3 - Kh1

  2. Kg3#


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158

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  1. Bg5 - Kh5

  2. Bf3#


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159

(Albert Servais - Volksgazet 2nd Prize, 1954)

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1.Qh1! zz
1...Kxe2 2.Qf3#
1...Kxc2 2.Qb1#
1...d1Q+/d1R+/d1B/d1N 2.Qxd1#
1...Nf3/Nef7/Ng4/Ng6/Nd7/Nec4 2.Nb4#
1...Ne4/Ne8/Nf5/Ndf7/Ndc4/Nxc8/Nb5/Nb7 2.Qxe4#
1...Bxd5/Bd7/Be8/Bb5/Ba4/Bb7/Ba8 2.Nf4#

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160

(Yosi Retter - J. Peris Pardo MT 3rd Prize, 1959-1960 Problemas, 1960)

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1. Rb3! waiting
1... Bb6 2. Qxb6#
1... Nb4 2. Qxb4#
1... Kd6 2. Qxe7#
1... Kd4 2. Qxa7#
1... exf5 2. Qd5#


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161

(Gerhard Paul Latzel - Deutsche Schachzeitung 2nd Prize, 1971)

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1.Rd1! (2.Nc4#)
1...Kxd5 2.Qf5#
1...Ba5 2.Rh5#

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162

(Zvonimir Hernitz - L'Italia Scacchistica 2nd Prize, 1971)

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1.Qb8! (2.Qxe8#)
1...Rxb8 2.Rxb8#
1...Rd8 2.Qxd8#
1...Rc8 2.Qxc8#
1...Rf8 2.Qxf8#
1...Rg8 2.Qh2#

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163

(Otto Georg Edgar Dehler - Deutsche Schachzeitung, 1923)

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1.Bh2! zz
1...Ka7/Ka8 2.Qb8#
1...Kc6 2.Qb5#
1...Kc8 2.Qc7#

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164

(Eugene Beauharnais Cook - Wilkes' Spirit of the Times, 13 Jun 1868)

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1.Qa1! ~
2.Ne6#
2.Nf5#
2.Nh5#
2.Ne8#
1...Kh7 2.Nf5#
1...Kg8 2.Ne6#

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165

(A. Derevenko - Shakhmaty v СССР, 1936)

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1.Rf7! (2.Qxd7#)
1...Nf6 2.Re7#
1...Ne5 2.Nf4#
1...d6 2.Qf5#
1...d5 2.Qa6#

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166

(Comins Mansfield - Chess Life & Review, 1970-1971 1st Prize, 1971)

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1.Qc8! ~ 2.d8=Q#
1...Kd6 2.Nf7#
1...Kf6 2.Nxg4#
1...Kf5 2.Nd3#
1...Qd8 (Qe7) 2.Nc4#

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167

(Antonio Piatesi - Volksgazet 2nd Prize, 1953)

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1.Qd7! (2.Nh5#)
1...Qe6 2.Qxd2#
1...Nxf2 2.Nd5#
1...Nf6 2.Ne6#
1...Nxg3 2.hxg3#
1...Re6/Re7/Re8/Rd5/Ref5 2.Nd5#/Nxe6#

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168

(Mihail Shlyk - Альбино, 2005)

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1.Qg8! ~ 2.Qxd8#
1...Rb8 2.Qa2#
1...Rc8 2.Qxc8#
1...Rxg8 2.Rxg8#
1...Rf8 2.Qxf8#
1...Re8 2.Qxe8#

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