White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 757 to 768

757

(Edward Nathan Frankenstein)

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1.Nxe6! zz
1...Kxe6 2.Re4#
1...Bc7/Ba7 2.Nxc7#
1...Ng3/Ng7/Nf4/Nf6 2.Nef4#
1...dxc6 2.Rd4#
1...dxe6 2.Qa5#
1...Bf1 2.Ne7#/Qe4#/Rc5#
1...Bd1 2.Ne7#/Qe4#/Rc2#/Rc5#
1...Bd3 2.Ne7#/Rc5#
1...Bxc4 2.Ne7#

Date added: 23/7/2021

758

(Benjamin Glover Laws - Ayrshire Argus & Express 1st Prize, 1880)

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1.Ne3!
1...Kf4 2.Ne6#
1...Kf6 2.Ng4#
1...Kd6 2.Nc4#
1...e6 2.Ne2#
1...Nd6 2.Ng4#
1...Nf6 2.Nc4#

Date added: 10/6/2021

759

(Charles Planck)

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1.Bg8! zz
1...d3 2.Re3#
1...Bg7/Bf8 2.Nxg5#
1...Bd5/Bd7/Be8 2.Bxd5#
1...Be4 2.Rf1#
1...Rc3/Rc2/Rxc1/Rc5/Rxb4 2.Qf7#
1...b6 2.Rf7#
1...Ne2 2.Qxe2#

Date added: 23/7/2021

760

(Alain Campbell White - Good Companion, 1 Mar 1920)

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1.Qa1!
1...Qxa1+ 2.c3#
1...Qxb3 2.Qxc1#
1...Qb2+ 2.Bc3#
1...Bxd2 2.Qxb1#
1...Bb2+ 2.c3#

Date added: 23/7/2021

761

(John Ormerod Scarlett Thursby - The Chess Monthly, 1880)

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1.Ng8! zz
1...Ke4 2.Qh1#
1...Kc6 2.Nb4#
1...Bb7 2.Qxb7#
1...Bc6/Nc3/Nc7/Nd6/Na3/Nxa7 2.Nf6#
1...Nf1/Ng4/Nd1/Nc4 2.Ne7#/Nb4#/Qh1#
1...Ng2 2.Ne7#/Nb4#
1...Nxc2 2.Ne7#/Qh1#
1...f4 2.Ne7#

Date added: 23/7/2021

762

(Nikolaj Ivanovich Maksimov - La Stratégie, Dec 1897)

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1.Rf6! ~ 2.Rc6#
1...c5 2.Rf4#
1...e6 2.Qxc7#
1...exf6 2.Qxc7#

Date added: 24/7/2021

763

(Johann Nepomuk Berger - Mirror of American Sports, 1886)

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1.Qc6!
1...Kb1 2.Qc1#
1...Kb3 2.Qc3#
1...Rb3 2.Qc1#
1...Rb4 2.Rxb4#
1...Rb5 2.Qxb5#
1...Ra6 2.Qb5#
1...Rb8 2.Rxb8#
1...Rb7 2.Qxb7#
1...Rxc6 2.Rb4#

Date added: 24/7/2021

764

(Werner Speckmann - Deutsche Schachzeitung, 1957)

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1.Qh1! ~ 2.Qh8#
1...Bc5 2.Qxa8#
1...0-0-0 2.Qb7#

Date added: 24/7/2021

765

(Emile Leonard Pradignat - Shakhmatniy, 1895)

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1.Qg3!
1...Nd1 (Nf~) 2.Qd3#
1...Kd4 2.Rb4#
1...Na3 (Nb~) 2.Qc3#
1...d4 2.Qg8#

Date added: 24/7/2021

766

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1. d5+!
1. ... Ke5 2. Rc4#

Date added: 24/7/2021

767

(Tibor Schonberger - Magyar Sakkvilág 1st Prize, 1933)

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1.Qa7!
1...c5 2.Qd7#
1...Ke6 2.Qd7#
1...Ne7 (N~) 2.Qxe7#
1...Ba2 (B~) 2.Qd7#

Date added: 24/7/2021

768

(Henry Cudmore - 9e T. Bristol Mercury, 1894)

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1.Re6!
1...Kxe6 2.Nxf6#
1...Ke4 2.Rxe5#
1...Kxg6 2.Qh5#
1...e4 2.Rxf6#
1...Nd5 (Nf~) 2.Qg4#
1...Ng4 2.Qxg4#
1...Nxg8 2.Qg4#
1...Nxd7 2.Qg4#
1...Nxe6 2.Nd6#
1...Ngh5 (Ne8) 2.Rxe5#

Date added: 24/7/2021