White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 565 to 576

565

(Mukkur Parthasarath)

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1. Ne5! [2. Qd6#]
1. ... c5 2. Nc6#
1. ... Rxe5, Bxe5 2. Rd3#
1. ... Kxe5 2. Qf6#
1. ... Rc5 2. Qxc5#

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566

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1. Rd8! [2. Qd3#]
1. ... e4 2. Qd5#
1. ... Nge4 2. Qe6#
1. ... Re4 2. Qc8#
1. ... Rd4 2. Rc8#
1. ... Nde4 2. Qf1#

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567

(Mukkur Parthasarathy - British Chess Magazine 1st Prize, Nov 1968)

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1.Qe7! ~ 2.Qe5#
1...Nd3 2.Qe4#
1...Nc4 2.Qc5#
1...Ng4 2.Nxf4#
1...Nf7 2.Qe6#
1...Qxf5 2.Qc5#
1...Qe4
2.Qc5#
2.Qxe4#
1...Qxc6+ 2.Bxc6#
1...Qc3 2.Qe4#
1...Be6 2.Qxe6#

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568

(Tapani Tikkanen - British Chess Magazine Comm., Oct 1969 )

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1.Nd4! ~ 2.Qf5#
1...Nf6 2.Rf3#
1...Ne5 2.Re4#
1...Nxe3 2.dxe3#

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569

(Nils Gustav Helmer Jonsson & Johan Hilding Laurentius Froberg - British Chess Magazine, Apr 1969 )

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1.Nc6! ~ 2.Qd4#
1...Ne2 2.Bd5#
1...Ne6 2.Bd5#
1...Bc5 2.Nxc5#
1...Bf6 2.Nxf6#

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570

(Jacobus Haring - Schach-Echo, 15 May 1972)

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1.e8=N! ~ 2.Nxc7#
1...c3 2.Qa2#
1...Qxd4 2.Ne7#
1...Qg3+ 2.Kxg3#
1...Qf4+ 2.Kxf4#
1...Qxd6 2.Kxe3#
1...Qe4+ 2.Rxe4#
1...Qxe6 2.Kf4#
1...Qxf5+ 2.Kxe3#
1...Bxd6 2.Rxd6#

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571

(Matti Arvo Myllyniemi - Nepujsag 1965-66 3rd Prize)

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1.Ngxf6! (2.Nxg8#/Nh5#)
1...Kh8 2.Ng4#
1...Rxe4/Rd1/Rg5/Rg6/Rd2/Qh4/Qh5/Qg1/Qxf4/Bxd6/Ba7 2.Nh5#
1...Nf5/Ng6/Nd5/Nc6 2.Qxg8#/Nh5#
1...Nxf6 2.Bxf6#

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572

(E. P. Nair - British Chess Magazine 3rd Prize, May 1968)

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1.Nd3! ~ 2.Rxe4#
1...Bxf3+ 2.Kxf3#
1...Ke3 2.Nf5#
1...Kc4 2.Qb4#
1...Bxd3 2.Qxd5#
1...Bh7 (Bg6) 2.Qxd5#
1...Rxe7 2.Qc5#

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573

(Lajos Bukovinszky - L'Italia Scacchistica, 1968)

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1.Na6! ~ 2.Nc5#
1...Na4 2.Qb4#
1...Ne6 2.Qf3#
1...d6 2.Qf4#
1...Ba7 2.Qf4#
1...Bd6 2.Qxa8#

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574

(Bruno Casoni - 1970)

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1.Ra5! (2.Bd7#)
1...Ke5/e3 2.Bd3#
1...Kg5 2.Bc6#
1...Rd5 2.Rxd5#
1...Rc6/Rc5 2.Qf4#

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575

(Mariano Madeo)

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1. Kb6! waiting
1. ... Nd8/f8/c7/g7/c5/g5/d4/f4 2. N(x)c5#
1. ... Kb3 2. Ka5#
1. ... Bc2/e2/f3/g4/h5 2. B(x)c2#
1. ... Bb3 2. Ra8#

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576

(Matti Arvo Myllyniemi)

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1. Qg4! [2. Qe2#]
1. ... Qxd5 2. Ne5#
1. ... Qxd4 2. Ncxb4#
1. ... Kd3 2. Qe2#

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