White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 1357 to 1368

1357

(Vladimir Pavlovich SHumarin - Кудесник, 2002)

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1.Rg2! (2.Rh2#)
1...Nf1/Ng4 2.Qg4#
1...Nxg2 2.Qxg2#

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1358

(Laurits Andreas Munck - Skakbladet, 1907

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1. Qb6! [2. Qxc7#]
1. ... cxb6 2. Bb8#
1. ... e3 2. Qxe3#
1. ... Kxg3 2. Qf2#
1. ... Ke5 2. Qxc7#
1. ... Rxg3 2. Qxf6#

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1359

(Bernt Christer Jonsson - Springaren, Sep 1990)

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1.Nb6! ~
2.Rd7#
2.Rh8#
2.Ra8#
2.Rd7#
1...Ne7 2.Rd7#
1...Nxb6 2.Rh8#
1...Nf6 2.Ra8#
1...Nc7 2.Rd7#

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1360

(Mieczyslaw Pfeiffer - Express Wieczorny 1st Prize, 1951)

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1.Qf4! ~ 2.Qd4#
1...Re4 2.Rc6#
1...Be4 2.Nxe6#
1...Nf3 (Nd~) 2.Qc4#
1...Ne4 2.Nxe6#
1...Nc4 2.Qxc4#
1...e5 2.Ne6#
1...Nd5
2.Rc6#
2.Nd7#
1...Ne4 2.Rc6#
1...Ne8 (Nf~) 2.Nd7#
1...Nd7 2.Nxd7#

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1361

(Leon Guinet - L'Échiquier d'Aix, 1879)

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1. c8=N! [2. b8=N#]
1. ... Kc6 2. b8=N#

Date added: 2/9/2021

1362

(Georgij Baev - Die Schwalbe, 1932)

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1. Qb5! [2. Qc4#]
1. ... Rxd6+ 2. N5e6#
1. ... Rxc5 2. Qxc5#
1. ... Nxb5 2. Nxb5#
1. ... Qxd6+ 2. N7e6#
1. ... Ne3 2. Qxd3#

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1363

(Erkki Aukusti Wirtanen - Tidsskrift for schack, 1938)

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1. Qf3! [2. Qe4#]
1. ... Be6, Re5 2. c5#
1. ... Bf5+/xe8 2. Q(x)f5#
1. ... Rd4 2. e4#
1. ... Nc5 2. Qxd5#
1. ... Nc3 2. Nb4#
1. ... Qxc1/h4 2. Qxe2#

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1364

(Vasil Vasilovich Djachuk - Rochade Europa, 1996)

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1. Bd7! [2. Qb8, Qg5, Qg3, Qe6#]
1. ... exf6 2. Qe8/b8/g3/e6#
1. ... Ra7/a8, Nb5 2. Qg5/g3/e6#
1. ... bxc5 2. Qg3#
1. ... b5 2. Qg5/g3#
1. ... dxe4 2. Qg5#
1. ... Nxe4 2. Qe6#
1. ... Ne2 2. Qb8/g5/e6#
1. ... Bxd2 2. Qb8#

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1365

(Birger A. Knudsen - Tidens Krav 3rd HM, 1948)

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1.Bc7! ~ 2.Qd6#
1...Bc5 2.Qxh1#
1...Qc6 2.Qe5#

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1366

(Gorazd Kollarik - Pravda (Bratislava), 1 Jun 1973)

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1.Nb4! ~
2.Qd5#
2.Qf6#
1...Nge4 2.Qf5#
1...Nce4 2.Qb3#

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1367

(Tibor Vesz - British Chess Federation 22nd Tourney 11th Comm., 1935)

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1.Qf6! ~ 2.Qd4#
1...Nc2
2.Qe5#
2.Na4#
1...Nc6 2.Nxa6#
1...Kb6 2.Qxd6#
1...Nb5 2.Ne4#
1...Nf5 2.Nd7#

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1368

(Jozef Lukac - Pravda (Bratislava), 2 Nov 1984)

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1.Bf7! ~ 2.Qd5#
1...Rxc2+ 2.Nxc2#
1...Rxb3 2.Nxb3#
1...Rxc5 2.Qd3#
1...Rc4 2.Qd3#
1...Re6 2.Nxe6#
1...Rd6 2.Bxe5#
1...Qxf7 2.f5#
1...Bc6 2.Ne6#
1...Bxf7 2.Nxb5#

Date added: 12/9/2021