White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 1105 to 1116

1105

(Mecislovas Rimkus - Задачи и этюды, 2010)

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1. Qxd6! [2. Nc6#]
1... bxc4+ 2. Rxc4#
1... Rxd6 2. Rxd6#
1... Rexe5 2. Rxf4#

Date added: 25/8/2021

1106

(Henri Gerard Marie Weenink - The Brisbane Courier 6th HM, 16 Mar 1918 )

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1.Kg2! (2.Qf1#)
1...Bc8 2.Ng8#
1...Bc5/Bc7 2.Nd5#
1...Bxd4 2.Qxd4#
1...cxb5+ 2.Nf3#
1...c5+ 2.Ndc6#

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1107

(Philippe Robert - diagrammes 1st HM, Jan 1996)

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1.Nxg5! ~ 2.Qe3#
1...Bxf5 2.Qe4#
1...Nd5 2.Ned3#

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1108

(Arnoldo Ellerman - Arbejder-Skak, 1953)

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1.Nc3! (2.Nxb5#)
1...Kxc3 2.Qxe5#
1...bxc3/Rxc3/Bxc3 2.Qd6#
1...Nxc3 2.Rd2#

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1109

(Jorge Marcelo Kapros - British Chess Magazine, 1994)

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1.Ra3! (2.Ra5#)
1...Qd5+ 2.N6d4#
1...Qg5+ 2.f4#

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1110

(Ignac Hausner - Pesti Napló, 10 Jun 1899)

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1. Qd6! [2. Bxe5, Qxe5, Qc5, Qb4#]
1. ... Rxh8 2. Qc5/b4#
1. ... Rxc6 2. Bxe5, Qxe5, dxc6#
1. ... a5 2. Bxe5, Qxe5/c5#

1. Qf5! [2. Bxe5, Qxe5, Qe4, Qd3#]
1. ... Rxh8 2. Qe4/d3#
1. ... gxf5 2. Nxf5#

Date added: 25/8/2021

1111

(Jozsef P. Honti - Magyar Sakkvilág, 1 Aug 1933)

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1.Qg7! ~ 2.Qc7#
1...Qf7 (Q~) 2.Rxf2#
1...Bxc5 2.g3#
1...Bd4 2.g3#
1...Nxe4 2.Rxe4#
1...Nd5 2.Ne6#
1...Nb5 2.Nxd3#
1...Rxf8 2.Qxg5#
1...Rf7 2.Qxg5#
1...Rf6 2.Qxg5#
1...Rxg7 2.Rxf5#
1...Rg6 2.Rxf5#

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1112

(Jacques Savournin - diagrammes Comm., 1976)

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1.Ne5! (2.Rxb5#)
1...Kb6 2.Qxb5#
1...Bc4 2.c8Q#/c8R#
1...Bxd3+ 2.Nxd3#
1...Bc6 2.Qxc3#
1...Bxd7 2.Qxd5#
1...Bxa6 2.Rxd5#

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1113

(Elisej Kondrat'evich Lebiodkin - Шахматы в СССР, 1962)

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1.Nf4! (2.Nxg6#)
1...Kxf4 2.Qd6#
1...Rf6/Rg7 2.Qxf6#
1...Rxf4 2.Bc7#
1...gxf4 2.Nxf7#
1...Qxf4 2.d4#

Date added: 25/8/2021

1114

(Ottavio Stocchi - The Problemist, 1953)

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1.Nh4! (2.Qxd5#)
1...Nf4 2.Ng3#
1...Be5/Nf6 2.Rxe5#
1...Nc3/Nb4/Nb6 2.Qg4#
1...Nxd7 2.exd3#
1...Bf5/Bg8 2.Qxf5#
1...e6/e5 2.Qxh7#

Date added: 25/8/2021

1115

(Lev Il'ich Loshinskij - Задачи и этюды 2nd Prize, 1930)

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1.Qd4! ~ 2.Qd5#
1...Bc4 2.Qxc4#
1...Rxf7+ 2.Bxf7#
1...Bxe7+ 2.Rxe7#
1...Nf5+ 2.Nxh6#
1...Rxd7 2.Qxd7#
1...Nd6+ 2.exd8=N#
1...Nf6+ 2.Nxd8#

Date added: 25/8/2021

1116

(David Hjelle - Chess, 1951)

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1.Nd7! (2.Nf6#)
1...Ke4 2.Rxe5#
1...c5 2.Qa8#
1...exd4 2.Nb4#
1...Ne4 2.Nb6#
1...Rxd4 2.Ne3#

Date added: 25/8/2021