White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 373 to 384

373

(Waldemar Tura - British Chess Federation 104th Tourney 1st Prize, 1963-1964, 1963)

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1.Qf2! (2.Ndf6#/Nb6#)
1...Kxe6/Qh4/Qh6/Qh8/Rxf2 2.Nb6#
1...Bxf2 2.Ndf6#

Date added: 29/3/2021

374

(Edgar Dinwiddie Holladay - British Chess Problem Society 2nd Prize, 1960)

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1.Nf4! ~ 2.Nh6#
1...Bxf4 2.Rxf4#
1...e3+ 2.Nd5#
1...Kxf5 2.Be6#
1...Nxf5 2.Bxh5#

Date added: 31/3/2021

375

(Paul Keres - Schackvärlden 1st Prize, 1934)

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1.Rh4! ~ 2.Rb4#
1...Be4 2.Nd4# (2.Nc5# ??)
1...Ne7 2.Nc5# (2.Nd4# ??)
1...Re4 2.Qb1#
1...Rxe6+ 2.Bxe6#
1...c5 2.Bxa4#

Date added: 31/3/2021

376

(Louis H. Jokisch - Tidskrift för Schack, 1909)

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1.d3! ~ 2.dxe4#
1...c3
2.Qa2#
2.Qb3#
1...cxd3
2.Qa2#
2.Qb3#
1...exd3 2.Qh1#
1...c5 2.Qb7#
1...Nc5 2.Nc7#
1...Nd4 2.Nc7#
1...Nf4 2.Nc7#
1...Nxg5 2.Nc7#
1...Ng7 2.Nc7#
1...Nd8 2.Nc7#
1...Nc7 2.Nxc7#
1...f5+ 2.exf5 ep.#

Date added: 31/3/2021

377

(William Meredith - The Dubuque Chess Journal, 9th tourney 1st Prize, Dec 1889)

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1.Qd2! ~ 2.Qh2#
1...Qe4 2.Nd7#
1...Qxd2 2.Nc4#
1...Qxb3 2.Nd7#
1...Qd4 2.Qxd4#
1...Qxf3 2.Qd4#
1...Kd6 2.Nc4#
1...g4 2.Qf4#

Date added: 31/3/2021

378

(Frederick E. Gamage - Tidskrift för Schack 1st Prize, Jun 1911)

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1.Rh4!
1...d6 2.Qh8#
1...d5 2.Qh3#
1...Nd2 2.Bg7#
1...Nb3 2.Rxb3#
1...Nc4 2.Rb3#
1...Nxb7 2.Rb3#
1...Qc4 2.Nd5#
1...Qc5 2.Nd5#
1...Qxc8 2.Nd5#
1...Qc7 2.Nd5#

Date added: 31/3/2021

379

(Henry William Barry - La Stratégie 1st Prize, 1901)

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1.Qg4! ~ 2.Nd4#
1...Kb5 2.Nc7#
1...Kd5 2.Ng5#
1...Kd7 2.Nxg7#

Date added: 31/3/2021

380

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1. Qxd6+!
1. ... exd6 2. Rxd6#
1. ... e6, Kf7 2. Q(x)e7#

Date added: 6/4/2021

381

(Nils Gustav Gerhard van Dijk)

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1.e5! zz
1...Ke6 2.Qe8#
1...Kc6 2.Qd6#

Date added: 6/4/2021

382

(Suleyman Abdullayev - Pershoveresen, 28 Aug 1993)

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1.Qa8!
1...Nd7 2.Bxd7#
1...Ne6 2.Bxe6#
1...Ng6 2.Be6#
1...Nh7 2.Be6#
1...Kh8 2.Nf7#

Date added: 6/4/2021

383

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1. Qe4+!
1. ... Kf6 2. Qg6#
1. ... Sxe4 2. Rf3#

Date added: 9/4//2021

384

(Hrvoje Bartolovic & Gerhard Wolfgang Jensch - problem (Zagreb) 4th Prize, 1964)

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1.Rd1! (2.Qd3#)
1...Be2 2.Qxe2#
1...Bxd1 2.Bxf5#

Date added: 11/4/2021