White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 1585 to 1596

1585

(G. Voloshin - 64 — Шахматное обозрение, 1985 )

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1. Qg2! waiting
1. ... c3 2. Qxe4#
1. ... Ke3 2. Qf2#
1. ... Kc3 2. Rxd3#
1. ... e3 2. Ne2#
1. ... Qxd2 2. Qxd2#

1. Rb5! [2. Ne2#]
1. ... c3 2. Rb4#
1. ... Kc3 2. Ne2#
1. ... Qxd2 2. Rd5#

Date added: 18/10/2021

1586

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

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1.Rh4! zz
1...Kxh4 2.Qg4#
1...Kh6 2.Qe3#
1...Ng3/Ng7/Nf4 2.Qf6#/Qg4#
1...Nf6 2.Qxf6#

Date added: 18/10/2021

1587

(Gerhard Stadelmaier - Schach-Echo, 1984)

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1.Ndxc5! (2.Qe4#)
1...Qe5 2.Qb3#
1...Qe1/Qd4 2.Qd4#
1...Nxc5 2.Nc7#

Date added: 18/10/2021

1588

(Emil Lobel - Arbeiterschachverein Dresden 2nd Prize)

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1.Rg2! (2.Rxg4#)
1...d2+ 2.Rxd2#
1...Rg3/Rxg2/Rxg5/Rf4 2.Rf4#
1...Re4 2.Nf3#
1...Bd5 2.Qh8#
1...c5 2.Be5#
1...Ra1+/Re5/Rxf5 2.Qxa1#
1...Rc5+ 2.Bxc5#

Date added: 19/10/2021

1589

(Boshko Milosheski & Zlatko Mihajloski - Suomen Shakki, 1982)

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1.Qb2! ~ 2.Kd2#
1... Nb3: 2.Kb3:#
1... Nc2 2.Kc2:#
1... gf4 2.Rf5:#
1... Qc4+ 2.Kc4:#
1... Qd3+ 2.Kd3:#
1... Qe2 2.Qe2:#

Date added: 19/10/2021

1590

(Valentin Vasil'ovich Hupchenko - Чорно-білі стежини, 2006)

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1.Qa2! zz
1...Kf5 2.Qf7#
1...Kg3 2.Qh2#
1...Ke3 2.Qd2#

Date added: 19/10/2021

1591

(Arthur M. Sparke - Good Companion Folder, 1919)

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1.Nb2! (2.Nd1#)
1...Nf2 2.Bg5#
1...Nd3/Nb3 2.Qxd3#
1...Qxe1 2.Qe8#
1...c4 2.Qe5#

Date added: 19/10/2021

1592

(Zoltan Zilahi - Chess Life, 1952)

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1.Nd1! (2.Nc3#)
1...Bb4/Rc4 2.Rc4#
1...Ne1/Ndf2/Nc1 2.Qd5#
1...Ne5 2.Rxf4#
1...Nb4 2.Nxc5#

Date added: 19/10/2021

1593

(Georgij Evgen'evich Brenev - Шахматная Москва, 28 May 1966 )

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1. Nc5! [2. Rf4#]
1. ... Nd6 2. Nd4#
1. ... Nxc5 2. Rxf6#
1. ... Nxe2 2. Qh1#

Date added: 20/10/2021

1594

(S. Wright Wood - The Chess Problem, 1947)

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1.Kd8! zz
1...Kf4 2.Nxd3#
1...Kf6 2.Nd7#
1...Kd4 2.Nb3#
1...Kd6 2.Nc4#/Nb7#

Date added: 20/10/2021

1595

(Hans-Christoph Heinz Otto Krumm, 1998)

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1.Nfe5! (2.Nf3#/Nc6#/Qd3#/Qc4#)
1...c4 2.Qxc4#
1...Ne3 2.Qd3#
1...Nf6/Nc3/Nc7/Nb6 2.Nf3#/Nc6#/Qd3#
1...Nb4 2.Nf3#
1...Bxg4 2.Nc6#
1...Bd7 2.Qd3#/Qc4#/Nf3#

Date added: 20/10/2021

1596

(Heinrich Freistedt)

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1.Nf6! (2.Nd7#)
1...Kxf6/Qf4 2.Qe6#
1...Bxf6 2.Nd4#
1...Nxf6 2.Bd6#
1...Qf5 2.Qd4#
1...Qxf6 2.Nc7#
1...Qd4/Qa7 2.Qxg5#

Date added: 20/10/2021