White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 409 to 420

409

(Schneider)

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1. Nxf4! [2. Bxd5#]
1. ... Nxf6 2. Bxf6#
1. ... Rxd6 2. Bxd6#
1. ... gxf4, Bxf4 2. Bxf4#
1. ... Qxd4 2. Bxd4#

Date added: 19/4/2021

410

(Nenad Petrovic - Thèmes-64, 1960)

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1.f4! (2.Nd2#/Qf2#)
1...Rxe2+ 2.Bxe2#
1...Ne4 2.Bh3#
1...Bxf4/Bf3/Nc4 2.Qf2#
1...Re3/Rxf4/Qxc5 2.Nd2#
1...Qb6 2.Nd2#/Qc1#

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411

(Julio Peris Pardo - L'Italia Scacchistica 3rd Prize, 1949)

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1.Qxb5! (2.Qxe5#)
1...Rh5/Bf6 2.Nd6#
1...Re6/Bd5 2.Qd5#
1...Bg3 2.Ng5#
1...Bc4 2.Nc5#
1...Rc5 2.Qd3#
1...Rg3 2.Nf2#

Date added: 19/4/2021

412

(Renato di Vincenzi - Problemi di Scacchi Inediti, 1998)

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1.Rb8! zz
1...Rxb5 2.Ra8#
1...Nb2/Nb6/Nc3/Nc5 2.Rb6#

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413

(Antonio Piatesi - Problemas 1st Prize, 1957)

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1. R:c6! [2. Bg2#]
1... Nd6 2. R:d6#
1... Nc5 2. R:c5#
1... K:c6 2. Bg2#

Date added: 19/4/2021

414

(Mariano Madeo)

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1. Nd5! [2. Nf6, Rf4#]
1. ... Qd8/h8/e7/e6/c6, Bxd3 2. Rf4#
1. ... Qb8 2. Nf6#
1. ... Qe5 2. Qh1#
1. ... f5 2. Qxe8#
1. ... Ng8 2. Qf5, Rf4#
1. ... Nf5 2. Qxf5#
1. ... Bxd5 2. Qxd5#

Date added: 19/4/2021

415

(Erno Szentgyorgyi - Magyar Sakkvilág, Jan 1927 )

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  1. Ra1+ - Kb3

  2. Nd4#


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416

(Santi Pirrone)

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1. Bf5! [2. Qf1#]
1. ... Qa8 2. Bxd6#
1. ... Se4 2. Rxe4#

Date added: 19/4/2021

417

(John Michael Ric - Miniature Chess Problems from Many Countries, 1981)

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1. Ree3! [2. Ra3#]
1. ... Ka1/a2 2. Ra3#

Date added: 20/4/2021

418

(Toma Garai)

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1. Qd8! [2. Ng6#]
1. ... Bf6 2. Qxf6#
1. ... Be5/c3/b2/a1 2. Ne6#
1. ... Bd4+ 2. Qxd4#
1. ... Bxf8+ 2. Qxf8#

Date added: 20/4/2021

419

(L. A. Fonteyn - Münchner Zeitung, 1906)

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1.Qe1! zugzwang
1...Kxh5 2.Qh4#
1...Kxf5 2.Qe6#
1...Kxf3 2.Qe2#
1...Kh3 2.Qg3#

Date added: 20/4/2021

420

(Comins Mansfield - I.Schiffmann MT 1st Prize Revista Română de Şah, 1931)

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1.Nd5! ~ 2.Nc3#
1...Kxd5 2.Qb7#
1...Qxg4 2.Ne7#
1...Qxg6 2.Be6#
1...Qxe5 2.Nf4#

Date added: 20/4/2021