White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 325 to 336

325

(Otto Georg Edgar Dehler - Deutsche Schachzeitung, Sep 1925)

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1.Nc6! zugzwang
1...Ka6 2.Qb6#
1...Kxc6 2.Qb6#
1...Kxc8 2.Qd7#
1...Ka8 2.Qa7#
1...Kc7 2.Qd7#

Date added: 16/3/2021

326

(Eric Ernest Westbury - The Puzzler 1st Prize, 1933)

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1.Qb4! ~ 2.Qxd6#
1...Rd5 2.Ne4#
1...Rc6+ 2.Bc2#
1...Rxd7 2.Be5#
1...Re6 2.Be4#
1...Bh6 2.Nxh5#
1...Bf8 2.e8=S#
1...Bd5 2.Qxd4#

Date added: 16/3/2021

327

(Johann Aeppli - Schweizerische Arbeiter-Schachzeitung 1st Prize, May 1942)

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1.Qd8! ~ 2.Ke8#
1...Rxf8 2.Kxf8#
1...Nexg6+ (Ne5~+) 2.Kf7#
1...Nd3+ 2.Kxd6#
1...Nf5+ 2.Rxf5#

Date added: 16/3/2021

328

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  1. Qxh7+ - Kxh7

  2. Rh4#


Date added: 16/3/2021

329

(Satura)

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1. Rb6! waiting
1. ... Kc5 2. Qe3#
1. ... Ke5 2. Qc3#

Date added: 16/3/2021

330

(Hrvoje Bartolovic - Il Due Mosse 2nd Prize, 1955)

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1.Rc6! (2.Nb6#)
1...Bxd5 2.Qxd5#
1...b4 2.Ba6#

Date added: 16/3/2021

331

(Antonio Piatesi - L'Italia Scacchistica 1st HM, 1963)

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1.f4! (2.Ng3#/g4#)
1...Rxe8/Bf7[a] 2.Rf6#
1...Rf7 2.Qe6#
1...Bxf4 2.g4#
1...Rxf4 2.Ng3#
1...Rd4+ 2.Nxd4#

Date added: 16/3/2021

332

(Rosario Notaro - Land og Folk, 1977)

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1.Rf7! zz
1...g4/Bf5/Be4/Bd3/Bc2/Bb1 2.Rf5#
1...Bh7 2.Rxh7#
1...Bxf7 2.Bxf7#

Date added: 17/3/2021

333

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1. Bc8! [2. Qh1#]
1. ... Bxg2 2. Bxa6#
1. ... Nf2 2. Qxf2#
1. ... Kxg2 2. Qh3#

Nxd1! [2. Qf2#]
1. ... Qe2 2. Rg1#

Date added: 17/3/2021

334

(Jacques Savournin - Thèmes-64 1st Prize, 1968)

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1. Qd2! [2. Qxe3#]
1. ... Bd6 2. Bg6#
1. ... Rd6 2. Rf4#
1. ... Rc3 2. Qd4#
1. ... Nc2 2. Qd3#
1. ... exd2 2. Nf2#

Date added: 17/3/2021

335

(Suaminatha Subrahmanyam & Mukkur Parthasarathy)

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1. Re3! [2. Qg2#]
1. ... Rb8 2. Re1#
1. ... Qf8 2. Nb3#
1. ... Re8 2. Nd3#

Date added: 17/3/2021

336

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  1. Re5+ - Kf4

  2. Re4#


Date added: 18/3/2021