White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 265 to 276

265

(Gerardus Hendrikus Drese)

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1. Nc3! [2. Nb5#]
1. ... Re6/g6, Bf5 2. Rxd7#
1. ... Ne6 2. Qd3#
1. ... Kxc3 2. Rg3#
1. ... Rf5/f7, Be6 2. Rg4#
1. ... Nxc3 2. e3#

Date added: 22/2/2021

266

(Andrzej Trzesowski - Probleemblad, 1954)

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1.Nd6! (2.Qf5#)
1...Ne5 2.Qc1#
1...Re5 2.Qf1#
1...Re4 2.Qxe4#

Date added: 22/2/2021

267

(Evgenij Vasil'evich Fomichiov - Рыбинск 7 дней (Rybinsk 7 days) 1st Prize, 28 Feb 2007)

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1. Qd1! [2. Sc3#]
1. ... Rxa2 2. Ba3#
1. ... Kxa2 2. Qc2#

Date added: 23/2/2021

268

(Friedrich Freiherr von Wardener - České Listy Šachové, 1900)

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1.Nd4! ~ 2.Nf5#
1...Kxd4 2.Bg1#
1...Qxd4 2.Qxh6#
1...Qxe7 2.Re2#
1...Qe5 2.Re2#

Date added: 23/2/2021

269

(A. C. J. van Eelde - Nederlandse Schaakbond 1st Prize, 1899)

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1.Qh4!
1...Nd3 (N~) 2.Nc7#
1...Ne6 2.Nc3#
1...Kxc4 2.Bf7#
1...Ke4 2.Bc6#
1...Ke6 2.Nc7#

Date added: 23/2/2021

270

(Arnoldo Ellerman - El Ajedrez Argentino, 1947)

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1.Rc4! (2.Qd4#)
1...fxg3 2.Bxh6#
1...Bb6 2.Qxb6#
1...Nf5 2.Re4#
1...e5 2.Bc5#
1...Nc3 2.Qd2#

Date added: 23/2/2021

271

(Comins Mansfield - Task Ty. 1st HM British Chess Magazine, 1969)

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1.c4! ~ 2.Nc2#
1...Rxe2 2.Nxe2#
1...Rxf3 2.Nxf3#
1...Nxf3 2.Nxf3#
1...Nxf5+ 2.Nxf5#
1...Rxb5 2.Nxb5#
1...fxe6 2.Nxe6#
1...Nxc6+ 2.Nxc6#
1...Nxe6 2.Nxe6#

Date added: 23/2/2021

272

(Arthur Ford Mackenzie - The Otago Witness 2nd HM, 1900)

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1.Kh1!
1...Bc3 (Bg~) 2.Nxc3#
1...Bd4! 2.e4#
1...Be5! 2.Be6#
1...Bf6! 2.Qg2#
1...Ba6 (Bb~) 2.Bc6#
1...Ba8! 2.Qxa8#
1...Ng6 2.Qxf7#
1...c4 2.b6#

Date added: 23/2/2021

273

(Percy Francis Blake - The House 1st Prize, 1898)

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1.Bf7!
1...Rc6 2.Nxb5#
1...Bc6 2.Qa7#
1...Re6 2.Nf5#
1...Be6 2.Bxf6#
1...Bf5+ 2.Nxf5#
1...Ra1 (R~1) 2.Nxc2#
1...Ngh3 (Nf3) 2.Ne2#
1...Ne2 2.Nxe2#
1...Nd1 (Nf~) 2.Qe4#
1...Ne4 2.Qxe4#
1...Rd5 2.Qxd5#
1...Ra6 (Rb6) 2.Qd5#
1...Bh3 (Bg4, Be8) 2.Nxb5#
1...Bg4 2.Nxb5#
1...Bc8 2.Nxb5#

Date added: 23/2/2021

274

(Stewart Shirley Blackburne - The Otago Witness 3rd Prize, 1899)

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1.Ne7!
1...f3 2.Qd4#
1...Kxf6 2.Nc6#
1...Rh1 (R~h) 2.Ng6#
1...Rxf6 2.Qe2#
1...Rg6 2.Nxg6#
1...b5 (b6) 2.Nc6#
1...Bxg4 2.Nxg4#
1...Bf5 2.Qxf5#
1...Be6 2.Qxe6#
1...Bd7 2.Nxd7#

Date added: 24/2/2021

275

(Friedrich Amandus Leopold Kuskop - The Otago Witness 2nd Prize, 1900)

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1.Rg5!
1...Nb1 2.Bc2#
1...Nc2 2.Bxc2#
1...Nc4 2.Bc2#
1...Nb5 2.Bc2#
1...Rxg2 2.Qxg2#
1...Rxe3 2.Qh4#
1...Rf3 2.gxf3#
1...Rxg5 2.g4#
1...Rg4 2.g3#
1...Rh3 2.gxh3#
1...c5 2.Bd5#
1...Bxg5 2.Qh7#
1...Bf8 2.Qh7#
1...Bg7 2.Qh7#
1...Nb6 2.Re5#
1...Nc5 2.Re5#
1...Ne5 2.Rxe5#
1...Nf6 2.Re5#
1...Nf8 2.Re5#
1...Nb8 2.Re5#
1...e5 2.Nd6#
1...e6 2.Nd6#

Date added: 24/2/2021

276

(Steffen Kamstra - Tijdschrift van den K.N.S.B. 2nd Prize, 1899)

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1.Bf3!
1...Rc1 2.Qh2#
1...Rxb2 2.Nc4#
1...Rc4 2.Nxc4#
1...Rc3 2.Qh2#
1...Rh2+ 2.Qxh2#
1...Rg2 (Rc2...f2) 2.Nc4#
1...c4 2.Qd4#
1...Nb5 (Sa7~) 2.Nxb5#
1...c6 2.Qb8#
1...g6 2.Qf6#
1...Be7 2.Bf4#

Date added: 24/2/2021