White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 793 to 804

793

(Pavel Aleksandrovich Murashiov - Problem Forum, 2018)

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1.Be3! ~ 2.Bxd4#
1...Nxe2 (N:a4, N:b5) 2.Qb4#
1...Bxe3 2.b4#
1...Rd5 2.Rc6#

Date added: 27/7/2021

794

(Bonus Socius, cca.1300)

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1.Rf7+! Nxf7 2.Ng6#

Date added: 28/7/2021

795

(Samuel Loyd - La Stratégie, 15 Feb 1867)

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1.Qg4+!
1...Kd5 2.Qe4#
1...Ke5 2.Qe4#
1...Ke7 2.Bxd6#
1...f5 2.gxf5 ep.#

Date added: 28/7/2021

796

(James Joseph Glynn - British Chess Magazine, Jan 1882)

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1.Bg1! - zugzwang
1...Rd1 (Rd~, Re3) 2.Qe3#
1...Ra3 (R~3, Rd4) 2.Qd4#
1...Kf4 (g:h4) 2.Bh2#
1...f4 2.Rxg5#
1...g4 2.Rxf5#
1...Nd7 (N~) 2.Ng6#

Date added: 28/7/2021

797

(James Crake - Nuova Rivista degli Scacchi, Quattro Concorso Internazionale di Problemi 1st Prize, Oct 1881)

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1.Bf5!
1...Kd6 2.Qd4#
1...Kxf5 2.Qd5#
1...d5 2.Qf4#
1...d6 2.Qe4#
1...dxe6 2.Qc5#

Date added: 28/7/2021

798

(Josef Plachutta - Schachzeitung, Feb 1868 )

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1.Rc2!
1...Qa1 (Qb2)
2.Bc5#
2.Rd3#
2.e3#
1...Qe1
2.Bc5#
2.Rd3#
1...Qd2 2.Bc5#
1...Qa5 (Qb4)
2.Rd3#
2.e3#
1...Qxc2 2.e3#
1...Qxb3 2.Bc5#
1...Qc8 (Qc7, Qc6)
2.Rd3#
2.e3#
1...Qc5
2.Bxc5#
2.Rd3#
2.e3#
1...Qc4 2.e3#
1...Qh3 (Qg3, Qf3) 2.Bc5#
1...Qe3
2.Bc5#
2.Rb4#
1...Qd3
2.Bc5#
2.Rxd3#
1...Ke3 2.Bc5#
1...Kc4 2.Rb4#

Date added: 29/7/2021

799

(William Anthony Shinkman - Maryland Chess Review, May 1874)

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1.Qh2!
1...d3 2.Qf4#
1...Kd3 2.Ne1#
1...Kf3 2.Ne3#
1...Kf5 2.Qf4#
1...f5 2.Ne1#

Date added: 29/7/2021

800

(George Edward Carpenter - The Dubuque (Iowa) Chess Journal, Oct 1873)

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1.Qh3! Ke4 2.Rc4#

Date added: 29/7/2021

801

(Henry John Clinton Andrews - The Chess Problem. Text-book with illustrations, 1887)

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1.Qxf3! zz
1...b6/b5 2.Rc6#
1...fxe3 2.Qf7#
1...c4 2.Nxd4#
1...Bxe3 2.Qxe4#
1...Be5/Bf6/Bg7/Bh8/Bc3/Bb2/Ba1 2.Nxc5#
1...Bf1/Bxd3 2.Qg4#
1...Bxf3/Bd1 2.Bc4#
1...exd3 2.Qd5#
1...exf3 2.Bf5#

Date added: 29/7/2021

802

(Samuel Gold - Magyar Sakkvilág, 27 Jul 1913)

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1.Ra5!
1...Bd1 (Bf~) 2.Nf6#
1...Ke3 2.Re2#
1...Kd5 2.Nf6#
1...Kf5 2.Bd3#
1...Ng2 (Nh~) 2.Qxf3#
1...Na4 (Nc~) 2.Bd3#
1...d5 2.Qe5#

Date added: 29/7/2021

803

(Edward Nathan Frankenstein - The Chess Problem. Text-book with illustrations, 1887)

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1.Ke4! zz
1...Kc6 2.Kd4#
1...Kxb4 2.Kd5#
1...c6 2.Qxe7#

Date added: 29/7/2021

804

(Benjamin Glover Laws - Sheffield Independent HM, 1884)

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1.Qf6!
1...c2 2.Rxc7#
1...Bb4 2.Rxc7#
1...Bxb6 2.Qxc3#
1...b4 2.Rxa5#
1...Kb4 2.Qd4#
1...c6 2.Qd4#
1...cxb6 2.Qd6#

Date added: 29/7/2021