White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 2077 to 2088

2077

(Attila Benedek - Magyar Sakkszövetség 1st Prize, 9 Nov 1969)

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1. Be4! waiting
1. ... Nb7/f7/c6 2. N(x)c6#
1. ... fxg4/xe4 2. Be3#
1. ... Nb3/c2 2. N(x)c2#

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2078

(Vladimir Ivanovich ZHeltonozhko & YUrij Akimovich Sushkov - МК В.Ерохин Special HM Задачи и этюды, 2002 )

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1. Bf4! [2. Qd6, Qe5#]
1. ... e5, Kd4 2. Q(x)e5#
1. ... Kc5 2. Qd6#

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2079

(Anatolij G. Epifanov & Valerij Afanas'evich Kirillov & Nikolaj Alekseevich Pleteniov - Probleemblad 1st Comm., 2001)

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1. Ng7! [2. Re6#]
1. ... Bc8 2. Rxd5#
1. ... exd6 2. Qg5#
1. ... Kxd6 2. Qc7#

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2080

(Vadim Aleksandrovich Ivanov - ЮК В.Чепижный-70 9th HM Шахматная композиция, 2004)

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1. Bd7! [2. Qb3#]
1. ... Rxb4, Kxd5 2. Qc6#
1. ... Qh3 2. Rxd4#

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2081

(Oleksandr Andrijovich Derevchuk & Pavel Aleksandrovich Murashiov - ЮК П.Новіцький – 60, ТТ Prize, 2012-2013, 2013)

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1. Nc2! [2. Ne4, Qd4#]
1. ... f5, Rxe3 2. Qd4#
1. ... Qh7/g6 2. Rxe5, Qd4#
1. ... Qg4 2. Rxe5#
1. ... Nd7/g6/g4/d3/f3 2. Ne4#
1. ... Nxc4 2. Rxc4#
1. ... Rb4 2. Qd4/xb4#
1. ... Rd1 2. Nxb7/e4, Qb4#

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2082

(S.S. Lewman - British Chess Problem Society 2nd Prize, 1935)

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1. Nf5! [2. Qe7#]
1. ... Bxf6 2. Qe1#
1. ... Ke4 2. Re3#
1. ... Kxf6 2. Qd6#
1. ... Na5/c5/d2/a1/c1 2. Qxd4#

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2083

(Rainer Paslack - Sakkélet 5th Comm., Mar 1991)

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1. Kh5! [2. Qe4#]
1. ... Bd7 2. Nc7#
1. ... Nxd8 2. Qxd6#
1. ... Nxc5 2. Rxd6, Qxd6#
1. ... Rd7 2. Bxe6#
1. ... Qe3 2. Nxe3#
1. ... Qxf4 2. Nxf4#

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2084

(Louis William Cafferata - The Tablet, 29 Mar 1930)

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1. Qf1! [2. Nf2, Bxh2#]
1. ... hxg3 2. Bxh2#
1. ... Bxg4 2. Qxg2#
1. ... Nf4/e3/e1 2. Nf2#
1. ... Bxg1 2. Rxh3#
1. ... Bxg3 2. Bf2/e3/d4/c5/b6/a7/h2#

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2085

(Ottavio Stocchi - Italian Championship

1st Prize L'Italia Scacchistica, 1937)

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1. Bg8! [2. Rf5#]
1. ... e6 2. Rd4#
1. ... e5 2. Rxd7#
1. ... Ke6 2. Rxf8#
1. ... Be6 2. Ra5#
1. ... Re5 2. Qxe5#
1. ... Re6 2. Nb4#

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2086

(Dmitrij Nikolaevich Bannyj & Vyacheslav Georgievich Kopaev - X командное первенство СССР, 1978-1979 4th Place, 1st theme, 1979)

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1. Qg1! [2. Qg3#]
1. ... Bxc4 2. Qd4#
1. ... hxg4 2. Qxg4#
1. ... Be1 2. Qe3#

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2087

(Halvar Hermanson - Schackvärlden 1st Prize, 1932)

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1. Qf2! [2. Qf5#]
1. ... Qxe8/f6+ 2. Q(x)f6#
1. ... Qxd5+ 2. exd5#
1. ... Qg5/b6+ 2. R(x)b6#
1. ... Rf7/h5 2. Q(x)f7#

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2088

(Walter Henke - Arbeiter-Schachzeitung

3rd Prize, Arbeiterschachverein Dresden, 1925)

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1. Qe1! waiting
1. ... Na7/e7/b6 2. Q(x)e7#
1. ... Nd6 2. Ba7#
1. ... Rf5/h5 2. Qxg1#
1. ... Re5/g6/g7/g8/g4/g3/g2 2. Q(x)e5#
1. ... Rd5 2. Ne6#
1. ... Nxb4 2. Qxb4#
1. ... Nc3 2. Qxc3#
1. ... Nc1+ 2. Qxc1#
1. ... Bf2 2. Qxf2#
1. ... Be3 2. Qxe3#
1. ... Bd4 2. Rb5#
1. ... Bh2 2. Qe3/f2#

Date added: 12/4/2022