White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 1153 to 1164

1153

(Sri Sunder Chunder Dutt - British Chess Federation 25th Tourney 3rd Comm.)

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1.Qa4! (2.Nxd2#/Nd6#)
1...Qb1+ 2.Nb2#
1...e2+ 2.Ne3#
1...Kxd5 2.Qc6#
1...e5/f5+ 2.Nd6#
1...Qxh3/R2xh3/R6xh3 2.Nxd2#
1...Qxc4 2.Qxc4#

Date added: 27/8/2021

1154

(Octav Costachel - Revista Română de Şah 3rd Prize, 1933)

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1. Be2! [2. Qd3#]
1. ... Be6 2. Qh8#
1. ... Re6 2. Rxd5#
1. ... Rb4 2. Qc3#
1. ... Bb4 2. Nxb3#
1. ... fxe4 2. Rxe4#
1. ... Nf4/e3/e1 2. Q(x)e3#
1. ... Nf3 2. Nxf3#

Date added: 27/8/2021

1155

(Donald Lebeck - Mate in Two, 1992)

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Date added: 28/8/2021

1156

(William A. Langstaff & Ernest Clement Mortimer - The Chess Amateur, Jan 1922)

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1.Qc3!
1...g3 2.Qh8#
1...Kh5 2.Qh8#

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1157

(Robert A. Lincoln - Fun with Chess Miniatures, 1996)

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1.Qd2! (2.Qd3#)
1...b3 2.Bd3#
1...Qb3/Qd4/Qa3 2.Qd4#
1...Qxc2 2.Qxc2#
1...Qc3 2.Qd5#

Date added: 28/8/2021

1158

(Peter Heyl - Troll, 11 Feb 2004)

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1.Na8! (2.Qxc5#)
1...Nd3 2.Rbxd3#
1...b6 2.Qg7#
1...Bxb4 2.Rxb4#
1...Bb6 2.Qa1#

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1159

(John Brown - Family Herald, 4 Sep 1858)

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1.Ne6! zz
1...Kxg6/Bxg4/Bh4/Be7/Bd8 2.Be4#
1...Nxg6/Bxg6 2.Ng7#/Nd4#
1...Nh6/Ne5/Nd8 2.Rxg5#
1...Bh6/Bf6 2.Be4#/Rf6#

Date added: 28/8/2021

1160

(J. Campos - 100 Problemas de Xadrez Brasileiro, 1929)

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1.Nd6!
1...Kxd6 2.Qd5#
1...e6 2.Nc4#
1...exd6 2.d4#
1...Nf6 2.Qg3#
1...Nf7 2.Nxf7#
1...Ng6 2.Nf7#

Date added: 28/8/2021

1161

(Vladimir Alekseevich Erohin - МК Е.Буланов 2nd HM Шахматная поэзия, 1998)

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1. Nb5! [2. Qd6#]
1... Rd7 2. Nc4#
1... Qxe6 2. Nd3#
1... Kxe6 2. Qd6#

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1162

(Ekkehard Uhler - Badische Neueste Nachrichten, 23 Feb 1985)

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1.Rd2!
1...Ke5 2.Bc7#
1...Ke7 2.d6#

Date added: 28/8/2021

1163

(Erwin Gross - The Problemist, 1992)

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1.Nd3! (2.Be4#)
1...Qf2 2.Nxe5#
1...Bxd4 2.Nb2#

Date added: 28/8/2021

1164

(William Edmund Frank Fillery - Canadian Chess Chat, 1980)

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1.Nd1! zz
1...Nc7 2.Nxc7#
1...Ne6 2.Ne3#
1...Nf7 2.Bxf7#
1...Nc6 2.Bf7#/Nc3#
1...b5 2.Rc5#
1...g3 2.Bf3#
1...g6/g5 2.Nxf6#

Date added: 28/8/2021