White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 301 to 312

301

(Juan Carlos Morra)

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1. Qc2! [2. Qf2#]
1. ... Kf5 2. Ke3#
1. ... Kg3 2. Qh2#

Date added: 1/3/2021

302

(Christopher Jeremy Morse - British Chess Magazine, 1962)

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1.Kg4! zz
1...Ke5 2.Nd7#
1...Qxg7+ 2.Bxg7#
1...Qxf8 2.gxf8N#
1...Qxh8 2.gxh8Q#/gxh8B#
1...Qh7/Qf7 2.g8N#
1...Qe6/Qxd5 2.g8Q#/g8B#

Date added: 1/3/2021

303

(Michael Lipton - Probleemblad 5th HM, 1957)

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1.Na3+!
1...Ka4 2.Kb2#
1...Kc5 2.Kd3#
1...Kxa3 2.Ra1#

Date added: 1/3/2021

304

(Hrvoje Bartolović - Frederik W. Nanning MT 4th Prize Probleemblad, Jul 1959)

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1.Qh1! ~ 2.Qxd5#
1...dxe5 2.Qg1#
1...dxc5 2.Qa1#

Date added: 1/3/2021

305

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  1. Qd5+ - Rxd5

  2. cxd5#


Date added: 2/3/2021

306

(Giorgio Guidelli & Eric Ernest Westbury - Good Companion 1st Prize, 1916)

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1.Qb4! (2.Nxf5#/Nb5#)
1...Rxf2 2.Nxf5#
1...Nxf3+/Nf7+/Nxd7+ 2.Be6#
1...Nxc4+ 2.Ne4#
1...Bxc5 2.Qb2#
1...Ne6+ 2.Nf7#
1...Ne8+ 2.Bf7#

Date added: 2/3/2021

307

(Murray Marble - Numa Preti Memorial 1st Prize, La Stratégie, 1908)

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1.Be4! ~ 2.Qxd5#
1...Qxe4 2.Rc2#
1...Rxe4 2.Rc1#
1...Rxe4 2.Nf5#
1...Nfxe4 2.Rd3#
1...Ngxe4 2.Ne6#
1...dxe4 2.Qd8#
1...Kxe4 2.Rc4#

Date added: 2/3/2021

308

(William Anthony Shinkman - Philadelphia Chessrecord, May 1874)

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1.Ke6! zz
1...Kc4 2.Ke5#
1...Ke3 2.Qf2#
1...e3 2.Qf4#
1...c4 2.Qa7#

Date added:2/3/2021

309

(Aleksandr Pavlovich Gulyaev - Chess in the USSR (Шахматы в СССР), 1952)

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1.Rd7! ~ 2.Qe8#
1...Rxe3 2.Rd4#
1...Rf5 2.Qxf5#
1...Rf4 2.Nc3#
1...Rh3 2.Qf5#
1...Rg3 2.Qf5#
1...Bd5 2.Qxd5#
1...Bxd7 2.Qd5#

Date added: 2/3/2021

310

(William Meredith - Maryland Chess Review, Dec 1874)

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1.Qd8! ~ 2.Ne4#
1...Kd4 2.Qf6#
1...Rxd8 2.Nxb5#

Date added: 2/3/2021

311

(Samuel Loyd - Boston Gazette, 1859)

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1.Qa5!
1...Rd7 2.Nf5#
1...Bd7 2.Qd5#
1...Re7
2.Qxb4#
2.Qb6#
1...Be7 2.Qe5#
1...Re6 2.Nf5#
1...Be6 2.Qe5#
1...Rd6 2.Qxb4#
1...Bd6 2.Qd5#
1...Bb7 2.Nf5#
1...Bf5 2.Nxf5#
1...Rd5 2.Qxd5#
1...Re5 2.Qxe5#
1...Bc5 2.Qa1#
1...Bh6
2.Qxb4#
2.Qb6#
1...Bg7
2.Qxb4#
2.Qb6#

Date added: 3/3/2021

312

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  1. d4 - cxd3 e.p.

  2. Ne4#

Date added: 3/3/2021