White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 1261 to 1272

1261

(Aleksandr Grigor'evich Andreev - Вечерний Краснодар, 1996)

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1.Qc3! (2.Nc4#/Nd1#/N2d3#/Na4#)
1...Qa3/Qh8/Qg2 2.Qxa3#
1...Qa2 2.Nc2#
1...Qc8/Qc6 2.Nc4#
1...Qf3 2.N2d3#
1...Qh1+ 2.Nd1#

Date added: 5/9/2021

1262

(Charles Francis Stubbs)

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1.Ne1! zz
1...Kxb2 2.Qxa1#
1...fxg6 2.Kxe6#
1...c6/c5 2.Kd6#
1...g4 2.Kf4#
1...Bxb2 2.Qd3#
1...Bd5 2.Kxd5#/Kxf5#
1...Bc4 2.Kxf5#
1...Bd7/Bc8 2.Kd5#
1...f4 2.Ke4#

Date added: 5/9/2021

1263

(Mihajlo Teodozijovich Gal'ma - Шах-М (Боровичи), 1988)

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1.g6! zz
1...Ng3/Nf4/Nxf6 2.g7#
1...Ng7 2.fxg7#

Date added: 5/9/2021

1264

(Ottavio Stocchi - Italian Championship 8th Prize, 1937)

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1.Bd3! (2.Qd4#)
1...e5 2.Qf2#
1...Be3 2.Qf5#[B]
1...Rxd3 2.Nxd3#[A]
1...Ng5 2.Qxg5#
1...Nfe5 2.Nfd5#
1...Nd2 2.e3#
1...Nce5 2.Nbd5#

Date added: 5/9/2021

1265

(Paz Einat & Islam Kazimov - Mat Plus, 2009)

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1.Nd6! ~ 2.Ne6#
1...Ke5 2.Qa1#
1...Kxc5 2.Qa7#

Date added: 5/9/2021

1266

(Valentin Viktorovich Lider - Deutsche Schachblätter, 1986)

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1.Kf6! zz
1...dxe5 2.fxe5#
1...hxg5 2.fxg5#
1...f2 2.Qh1#

1.f6! zz
1...dxe5 2.f5#
1...hxg5 2.Qxh7#
1...f2 2.Qh1#

1.Rd3! zz
1...dxe5 2.Nc5#
1...hxg5 2.Nxg5#
1...f2 2.Qh1#

Date added: 5/9/2021

1267

(Baruch Lender - KeyStip 04. Ty. 3rd HM, 1972)

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1.N3e5! (2.Qc3#)
1...Rxf4 2.Nc4#
1...Rc6 2.Ng4#
1...Kxd4 2.Qd3#
1...Nf3 2.Rxe4#

Date added: 5/9/2021

1268

(Vadim Petrovich Moiseev - Калининская правда, 1 Nov 1983)

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1.Nd6!
1...Kd4 2.Qxf6#
1...Kxf4 2.Qg3#
1...Kxd6 2.Qc7#

Date added: 2/9/2021

1269

(Stanley Sedgwick - Time & Tide, 1954)

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1.Nc8! (2.Ne7#)
1...Kd5 2.Nf4#
1...Ng6/Nhf5 2.Nxe3#
1...Nef5 2.Nxh4#
1...Nd5 2.Na7#

Date added: 5/9/2021

1270

(Michael Lipton - Probleemblad, Nov 1963)

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1.Kc8! (2.d8Q#/d8R#)
1...Nf5 2.Qxf3#
1...Qf5 2.Qg8#
1...Rd3 2.Qa2#
1...Bg3 2.Rxd2#

Date added: 5/9/2021

1271

(Miloslav Klepacek - Stráž Lidu, 1950)

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1.Qe2! (2.Qh2#)
1...Kxh5 2.Rh3#
1...gxh5 2.Qxe4#

Date added: 6/9/2021

1272

(Edith Elina Helen Baird - Field, 1892)

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1.Qc8! zz
1...Ke4 2.Qg4#
1...Kc3 2.Nb5#
1...Kc5/e4 2.Ne6#
1...Ne6/Ne8/Nb5/Na6/Na8 2.Qc4#

Date added: 6/9/2021