White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 1189 to 1200

1189

(Milan Bednar - Východoslovenské noviny, 6 Jul 1979 )

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1.Rxc3! ~
2.Rc1#
2.Rc2#
2.Rc8#
2.Rc7#
2.Rc6#
2.Rc5#
2.Rc4#
1...bxc3 2.Qxc3#
1...f3 2.Rc4#
1...Bb6 2.Rc5#
1...Bxe7 2.Rc6#

Date added: 29/8/2021

1190

(Juraj Brabec - Soutěž začínájících autorů 1st Prize Československý šach, 1959)

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1.Re4! (2.Qc4#)
1...Qxe4 2.Qc5#
1...Qc5 2.Nf6#
1...Nd6 2.Nc3#
1...Kxe4 2.Qh1#
1...Rxb5 2.Qxc6#
1...Nd4/Ne5/Na5 2.Rxd4#

Date added: 29/8/2021

1191

(Crichton Milne Baxter)

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1.Qa2! (2.Nbc5#/Nd2#)
1...Ke4/Ke6/Bxf2+ 2.Nbc5#
1...Kc4 2.Nbc1#/Nbc5#
1...Rxf2 2.Nd2#
1...Rf4 2.Nd4#

Date added: 1298/8/2021

1192

(Crichton Milne Baxter - Chess Problem, 1883)

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1.Qg1! (2.Qd4#)
1...Kxe5 2.Qg5#
1...Bxe5 2.Bxe6#
1...Nf2 2.Bxe6#/Rd7#
1...Ng3/Nd2/Nc3 2.Bxe6#/Rd7#/Qc5#
1...Ng5 2.Qc5#/Rd7#
1...Nd6 2.Nc3#/Nc7#/Bxe6#/Qc5#
1...Nc5 2.Qxc5#

Date added: 29/8/2021

1193

(Niktopolion Pavlovich Kascheev - Junsah, 1929)

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1.Qf6! zz
1...Kxh4 2.Qxh6#
1...Bg7/Bf8 2.Qxg5#
1...gxh4/g4+ 2.Bg4#

Date added: 29/8/2021

1194

(Aleksandr Pavlovich Gulyaev - Шахматная Москва, 1971)

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1.Nb5! ~ 2.Nc3#
1...Kf5 2.Nf2#
1...Kxd5 2.Nd4#
1...f5 2.Qd4#
1...Rxd5+ 2.Nd2#

Date added: 30/8/2021

1195

(Alexander Pituk - Probleme+Studien, 1993)

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1. Qxe4! [2. Nd6, Ne3, d5, Qxd3, Qd5, cxd3#]
1. ... Qf3 2. Nd6#
1. ... Ndc5 2. Ne3#
1. ... Bxf4 2. d5#
1. ... Nb6 2. Qxd3#
1. ... Bxc2 2. Qd5#
1. ... Qxf4 2. cxd3#

Date added: 30/8/2021

1196

(Herbert Siegfried Oskar Ahues - Schach-Echo, 1940)

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1.a4! ~ 2.Nc6#
1...Qxd6+ 2.Bxd6#
1...Qb3 2.Ra6#
1...Qc3 2.Rc6#
1...Qf3 2.Rf6#

Date added: 30/8/2021

1197

(Efren Petite - Sakkélet, 1994)

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1. fxg4! [2. Ne1#]
1. ... Ne5 2. Nf4#
1. ... Nd4 2. Ne3#
1. ... Ke4 2. Ne1#

Date added: 31/8/2021

1198

(Valerij Oleksandrovich ZHebenev - Hlas ľudu, 16 Aug 1979)

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1.Bh7! (2.Qf4#)
1...Nf5 2.Re4#
1...f5 2.Qe6#
1...Qb4 2.Nd7#

Date added: 31/8/2021

1199

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

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1.Rh4! (2.Qd4#)
1...Bb2 2.Qa5#
1...Bc5 2.Bc4#
1...Nf3/Ne4/Ne6 2.Be4#

Date added: 31/8/2021

1200

(Anatolij Lazarevich Sarkic - Springaren, 2003)

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1. Qd7! waiting
1... Nd~ 2. Qb7#
1... Nc6 2. Qe6#
1... Ne~ 2. Qxd6#
1... cxd4 2. Qb5#
1... c4+ 2. bxc4#
1... exd4 2. f6#
1... e4+ 2. fxe4#
1... bxa3 2. c4#
1... fxg3 2. e4#

Date added: 31/8/2021