White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 1501 to 1512

1501

(Gurusisya Chess Academy, 14 Oct 2021)

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1. Qe3+!
1. ... Kd5 2. Qc5#
1. ... Kxe3 2. Bc5#

Date added: 14/10/2021

1502

(Piotr Zabirohin - Вечерний Петербург, 2008)

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1. d4! [2. Rxe5#]
1. ... exd4 2. Nc7#
1. ... Rxd4 2. Nc3#
1. ... Ke4 2. Rxe5#

Date added: 14/10/2021

1503

(Juan Carlos Morra - The Guardian, 1964)

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1.d7! (2.d8Q#/d8R#)
1...Qc6 2.Bc4#
1...Ne6/Ne8/Nb5 2.Qxe6#
1...b5 2.Rc5#
1...Be4 2.Qxe4#
1...Nf8 2.Qh5#
1...Ne5 2.Be4#
1...Rxc1 2.Bb5#

Date added: 15/10/2021

1504

(Wladimir Wiktorowitsch Sokolow - Problemas, 1991)

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1.Be2! zz
1...Nd7/Ne6/Nb3/Nb7/Na4 2.d4#
1...Nxd3 2.Bxd3#
1...Ne4 2.dxe4#/d4#

Date added: 15/10/2021

1505

(Herbert Siegfried Oskar Ahues - Berliner Morgenpost, 1963)

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1.Nd7! (2.Rg4#)
1...Bd4+ 2.Rg7#
1...Qb2+ 2.Re5#

Date added: 15/10/2021

1506

(Paul Stohr)

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1.e4! (2.e5#/Nxg8#/Nd5#)
1...Rxe7 2.gxf8Q#/gxf8R#
1...fxe3 e.p.+ 2.Ng3#
1...Re1/Ng6/Nd7 2.Nxg8#/Nd5#
1...Nxe7 2.g8N#
1...dxc3+ 2.Nd5#
1...dxe3 e.p.+ 2.Rd3#

Date added: 15/10/2021

1507

(Mikola Volodimirovich Kuligin - Козацька шахівниця Special HM, 2003)

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1.Qf4! Kс2 2.Qс1#

compare to #1
508 and 1509

Date added: 15/10/2021

1508

(Mikola Volodimirovich Kuligin - Козацька шахівниця Special HM, 2003)

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1.Qb4! Kе2 2.Qе1#

compare to #150
7 and 1509

Date added: 15/10/2021

1509

(Mikola Volodimirovich Kuligin - Козацька шахівниця Special HM, 2003)

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1.Qс4! Kf6 2.Qf7#

compare to #1507 and 1508

Date added: 15/10/2021

1510

(Norberto Colacrai - Problemas, Sep 1966)

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1. Bg1! waiting
1... Bf~ 2. Nb5#
1... Ba6 2. Ne6#
1... B:g3 2. fxg3#
1... Be3 2. fxe3#
1... B:e5 2. f3#
1... Bg5/h6 2. f4#
1... Bb5/e6 2. Ne6/xb5#

Date added: 15/10/2021

1511

(Laszlo Szentmartoni - Magyar Sakkélet, 1958)

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1.Nc5! ~ 2.Qc4#
1...Ne5 2.Qxd4#
1...Kxc5 2.Qb5#
1...Bb5 2.Qxf3#
1...Qxc5 2.Bf7#

Date added: 15/10/2021

1512

(P. J. H. Willems - British Chess Federation 28th Tourney Comm.)

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1.Nxd7! (2.Bf7#)
1...Bf2 2.Qc4#
1...Qf4 2.Nc5#
1...Bxc7+/Qxc7+ 2.Nxc7#
1...Qxd7+ 2.Bxd7#

Date added: 15/10/2021