White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 217 to 228

217

(Jozsef Szoghy - Magyar Sakkélet 1st Prize, 1955)

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1.Nd7! ~ 2.Re6#
1...Ba2 2.Bxd3#
1...Ng4 2.Qxh1#
1...Nf3 2.Qxf3#
1...Bf4 2.Rxf4#
1...Bxf6 2.Nxf6#
1...Qxb8 2.Bxc6#
1...Nf7 2.Qxg6#

Date added: 8/2/2021

218

(Rosario Notaro - The Problemist, 1978)

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1.Rg1+!
1...Kb1/Rb2 2.Bd3#
1...Rd4/Rf6 2.Bb5#

Date added: 9/2/2021

219

(H. Trueck - 1998)

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  1. Qxh7+ - Kxh7

  2. Rh5#


Date added: 9/2/2021

220

(Semion Semionovich Levman - L'Italia Scacchistica, 1933)

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1.Be8! (2.Qf7#)
1...Kxe6 2.Qd7#
1...Rc5/Rc3/Rc2/Rcc1/Rc7/Rc8/Rb6/Ra6/Rd6 2.Qe4#
1...Rc4 2.Qd5#
1...Rxe6 2.Qxf3#
1...Bxe6 2.Qh7#

Date added: 9/2/2021

221

(Alberto Mari - L'Italia Scacchistica1st Prize, 1931)

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1.Bf7! ~ 2.Ne3#
1...Kc5 2.Nxb4#
1...Kb3 2.Nxe7#
1...e6 2.Rxb4#
1...Sxd5 2.Qc1#
1...Rxb6+ 2.Nxb6#

Date added: 9/2/2021

222

(Aleksandr Vasil'evich Galickij - Шахматный журнал (Chachmatny Journal), 1900)

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1.Bc8! ~ 2.Qh1#
1...Bxg2 2.Bxa6#
1...Kxg2 2.Qh3#

Date added: 9/2/2021

223

(Ottavio Stocchi)

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1. Qxg6+!
1. ... fxg6 2. Bxf8#
1. ... Kh8 2. Qg7, Bg5/f4/e3/d2/c1/xf8#

Date added: 3/2/2021

224

(Hermann Luecke)

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1. Qg6+!
1. ... Rf7 2. Qxf7#
1. ... hxg6 2. Ng7#

Date added: 9/2/2021

225

(Evgenij Ivanovich Umnov - Шахматы в СССР (Shakhmaty v SSSR), May 1945)

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1.Bg2! ~ 2.Qh3#
1...Bxg2 2.Bh2#
1...Rxg2 2.Rf3#
1...Kxg2 2.Qh2#
1...Qxf8 2.Qg5#
1...Qg4 2.Qh2#
1...Qh4 2.Qf3#

Date added: 9/2/2021

226

(Aleksandr Vasil'evich Galickij - Niva (Нива), 1905)

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1.Rd2!
1...Bxd2 2.Qf1#
1...Ba3 2.Qf1#
1...Bb2 2.Qf1#
1...Kf4 2.Rf2#

Date added: 10/2/2021

227

(Dmitrij Il'ich Ul'yanov - Niva (Нива) , 1909)

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1.Rd6! (2.Re6#)
1...Kxd6 2.Qb8#
1...Nxd6 2.Qxe7#
1...Bxd6 2.Qg7#
1...d4 2.Qxc5#

Date added: 10/2/2021

228

(Karl Lorenz Jesper Jespersen - The Dubuque Chess Journal, 1880)

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1.Qb7!
1...Kxh5 2.Qh7#
1...Kf6 2.Rh6#

Date added: 10/2/2021