White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 1621 to 1632

1621

(Frederick Charles Betts - Good Companions, 1916)

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1.b4!
1...Ka3 2.Qxa4#
1...a3 2.Qc2#
1...axb4 ep. 2.Qa1#

Date added: 21/10/2021

1622

(Peter Vogel, 1998)

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1. Nb3+!
1. ... Be4 2. Rxe4#
1. ... Bc4 2. Rhxc4#

Date added: 21/10/2021

1623

(Herbert Siegfried Oskar Ahues - Probleemblad, 1948)

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1. Na4! [2. Nxc5#]
1. ... Bc5~ 2. Rf4#
1. ... Bd4 2. Qb7#
1. ... Be3 2. Qh1#
1. ... Bd6 2. Bc6#

Date added: 21/10/2021

1624

(Pehr Henrik Torngren - Tidskrift för Schack, 1930)

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1. Ndf2! [2. Ng4#]
1. ... Ke5, Nh6/e3 2. Bxg7#
1. ... Nxe6 2. Rxf5#

Date added: 21/10/2021

1625

(Julius Zdenek Mach - Vynálezy a Pokroky, 9 Sep 1904)

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1.Rf5! (2.Bxc6#)
1...Bxd5 2.Rxd5#
1...Nxb4 2.Bc4#

Date added: 21/10/2021

1626

(Karlis Jankevics - Problem Paradise, 2002)

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1.Nc7! (2.Be6#)
1...Rxd7 2.g8Q#/g8B#
1...Re8 2.Bxe8#
1...Rh8+ 2.gxh8N#
1...Qe2 2.Qxf6#
1...Qe5 2.Nxe5#

Date added: 22/10/2021

1627

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

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1.Nf7! zz
1...Kd5/b6 2.Qc4#
1...b5 2.Qd6#

Date added: 6/11/2021

1628

(Oskar Wielgos - Schach (magazine), 1986)

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1.Qe8! (2.Qe4#)
1...Re5 2.Qa8#
1...Nd4/Nf1/Nf5/Ng2/Nd1 2.Rc5#
1...Ne1/Na1/Na3/Nxc4 2.Bb7#
1...f5 2.Qe6#

Date added: 6/11/2021

1629

(Benone Savulescu - Revista Romana de Sah, 1951)

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1. e8=N! [2. Nxc7#]
1. ... Bd6/b6 2. Nb6, Rxd6#
1. ... Ba5/d8 2. Rd6#
1. ... Bb8 2. Nb6#

Date added: 6/11/2021

1630

(Lars Aksglaede Larsen - Skakbladet 1st Prize, 1939)

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1.Na5! ~ 2.Nxb3#
1...Nc3 (Nd~) 2.Nd7#
1...Nf4 2.Bf2#
1...Nf6 2.Qxe7#
1...Nd7 2.Nxd7#

Date added: 6/11/2021

1631

(Valentin Fedorovich Rudenko - Ukrain. Sportkomm. 1st Prize, 1980)

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1.Qc7! (2.Qxf4#)
1...Nxd5 2.Bxc2#
1...fxe3 2.d3#
1...Rd4 2.Rxd4#
1...Rc4 2.Qxc4#
1...fxg5 2.Qe5#

Date added: 6/11/2021

1632

(Fritz Karge)

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1.Qd7! (2.Bxe4#)
1...Qe2+ 2.Bc4#
1...Qf5/Qg6+ 2.Be6#
1...Nb7/Nc4 2.Nc6#
1...f6 2.Ne6#
1...Qxf3 2.Bxf3#
1...Qd3+ 2.Rxd3#
1...Qxd5 2.Qxd5#
1...c4 2.Qa7#

Date added: 6/11/2021