White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 2065 to 2076

2065

(Arthur Goodwin Stubbs - The Chess Amateur, 1909)

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1. Bg1! waiting
1. ... cxb6 2. Qc8#
1. ... c6 2. f3#
1. ... b4 2. f4#
1. ... Bb3+ 2. Nxb3#
1. ... Nc4/d3/d1 2. N(x)d3#

Date added: 11/4/2022

2066

(Kabe Moen - The Problemist Supplement, Sep 2016)

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1. Rd6! [2. Rd5#]
1. ... Nc6, Qe1/xd1/xh3 2. Rf5#
1. ... Kg5 2. Rd5#

Date added: 11/4/2022

2067

(Oskar Wielgos - Schweizerische Arbeiter-Schachzeitung 4th Commendation, 1963)

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1. Qd2! [2. Qxc3#]
1. ... Ba5 2. Nc2#
1. ... Nb5/a4/e4/a2/e2/b1/d1 2. N(x)b5#

Date added: 12/4/2022

2068

(Herbert Siegfried Oskar Ahues - Probleemblad, Mar 1963)

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1. Ne5! [2. Qxf6#]
1. ... Qxe5 2. Qxg4#

Date added: 12/4/2022

2069

(Jorge Marcelo Kapros - Hlas ľudu, 7 Jul 1988)

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1. Nxd5! [2. Nxc3#]
1. ... Rc8 2. Ne1#
1. ... Kxd5 2. Nge3#
1. ... Rb3 2. Nh4#

Date added: 12/4/2022

2070

(Charles William Sheppard - American Chess Bulletin, 1950)

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1. Nxf5! [2. Ne3#]
1. ... Ncd5 2. Rcxc6#
1. ... Qd5 2. Rxc6#
1. ... Nbd5 2. Nfd6#
1. ... Kd5 2. Qd4#

Date added: 12/4/2022

2071

(Zoltan Labai - Lviv-750 JT 4th Prize

Шаховий Леополіс (SHahovij Leopolis), 2006)

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1. Nh6! [2. Nd3#]
1. ... Rd4 2. Qxd4#
1. ... Kxe5 2. Qd6#
1. ... Nf5 2. Rxf5#
1. ... Ne1 2. Qxe3#

Date added: 12/4/2022

2072

(YUrij Markovich Gordian - Командное первенство СССР 4th Place, 1969)

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1. Nc7! [2. Qd5#]
1. ... Nb6/d6/a5/e3 2. Rxd3#
1. ... Ne5 2. Qb6#
1. ... Nb2 2. Bxc3#
1. ... Nd2 2. Qe3#

Date added: 12/4/2022

2073

(Arnoldo Ellerman - Kagan's Neueste Schachnachrichten 3rd HM, 1922)

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1. Rf8! [2. Qd6#]
1. ... d5 2. Nxc5#
1. ... Kd5 2. Qd6#
1. ... Rcd5, Rgd5 2. Re8#
1. ... Rce5, Rge5 2. Qf7#
1. ... Nd5 2. Nxg5#

Date added: 12/4/2022

2074

(Gabor Koder - Vízügyi SC 5th Comm., 1981)

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1. Nf2! [2. Ne4#]
1. ... f5, cxd5, e4, dxe2 2. c5#

Date added: 12/4/2022

2075

(Claude Wiedenhoff - Urania Special Prize, 1980)

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1. Rg7! [2. Rxc7#]
1. ... Nxe8/f7, Nd7, Na6 2. Rc3/f6#
1. ... Ne6 2. Rc3#

Date added: 12/4/2022

2076

(Alexander Pituk - Šachové umění 1st Comm., 1969)

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1. Nf4! [2. Ne2#]
1. ... Kxe4 2. Qd3#
1. ... Ng3 2. Qe3#

Date added: 12/4/2022