White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 2089 to 2100

2089

(Sandor Hertmann - Good Companion

2nd Prize, Meredith Section, Apr 1924)

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1. Re6! [2. Qa5#]
1. ... dxe6 2. Qc6#
1. ... Kxd5 2. Qc4#
1. ... Nxe6 2. dxe6#

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2090

(Sandor Hertmann - British Chess Magazine, Fifth International Tourney 1st Prize, + Special Prize for best complete block, Dec 1926)

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1. Nf3! [2. Qxc4#]
1. ... Nd6/a5/e3 2. Qd3#
1. ... Nxe5 2. Qxe5#
1. ... Nxd2+ 2. N3xd2#
1. ... Bxg3 2. Nxg5#

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2091

(Jozsef Bajtay - Pedagógusok lapja 5th Prize, 20 Feb 1976)

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1. Qf7! [2. Qf4#]
1. ... Bf6 2. Nd6#
1. ... Rf6 2. Rxe5#
1. ... Rxc4/f2, Be2 2. N(x)f2#
1. ... Re2 2. Qf3#

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2092

(Gyorgy Bakcsi - Sportowiec 2nd Prize (FIDE Album 1959-1961), 1959)

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1. Qe4! [2. Qe5, Qe6, Qd5#]
1. ... Na7/a3 2. Qe6#
1. ... Nc7 2. Rd8#
1. ... Rxb4/c6/c7/xc8 2. Qe5#
1. ... Rc5 2. bxc5#
1. ... Nxf4 2. Bxf4#
1. ... Ng3/xc1/g1 2. Qd5#

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2093

(Gyorgy Bakcsi - Tipografia T.E. (= Magyar Sakkélet) 1st Prize (FIDE Album 1959-1961), 1961)

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1. Ng8! [2. Qf6#]
1. ... Bd8 2. Kg3#
1. ... Qxf2 2. Kg5#
1. ... Kxd6 2. Rxb6#
1. ... Nxe4 2. Kh4#

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2094

(Comins Mansfield - The Brisbane Courier 2nd Prize, 1913)

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1. Rd3! waiting
1. ... Qxc8/d7/d6/d5/xd3/c7/xb6 2. Qxf6#
1. ... Qxe8/d4/e7, Bd5 2. N(x)d4#
1. ... Be4 2. Ne3#
1. ... Bb5/a4/xe8 2. Rxf3#
1. ... Bd7 2. Rd5#
1. ... Rf7/f8 2. Bxe6#
1. ... Rg6 2. Qe5#
1. ... Ng8/f7/g4 2. Q(x)g4#

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2095

(Comins Mansfield - Good Companion, 1914 1st Prize, Apr 1914)

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1. Nd7! [2. Nb2#]
1. ... d4 2. Qg8#
1. ... Rd4 2. Ne5#
1. ... Rd2 2. Qc3#
1. ... Bc3 2. Bxb3#

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2096

(Murray Marble - Good Companion 1st Prize, Apr 1915)

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1. 1. Kb3! [2. c3, c4#]
1. ... Qa7/g6/h5 2. Q(x)a7#
1. ... Qxe6+ 2. c4#
1. ... Nc4 2. Re2#
1. ... Nd3 2. Nh1, cxd3#
1. ... Nef3 2. Nh1#
1. ... Rxg3+ 2. c3#
1. ... Nhf3/f1 2. R(x)f1#
[2. c3, c4#]
1. ... Qa7/g6/h5 2. Q(x)a7#
1. ... Qxe6+ 2. c4#
1. ... Nc4 2. Re2#
1. ... Nd3 2. Nh1, cxd3#
1. ... Nef3 2. Nh1#
1. ... Rxg3+ 2. c3#
1. ... Nhf3/f1 2. R(x)f1#

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2097

(Murray Marble - The Pittsburgh Gazette Times 1st Prize, 23 May 1915 )

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1. Bf6! [2. f5#]
1. ... Ng7, Rh5 2. Bxf7#
1. ... Nd6, c5+ 2. Qe7#
1. ... Nxf6 2. Qxf6#
1. ... c6+ 2. Qd7#
1. ... Bc5+ 2. Nxc5#
1. ... Nxe5/g5/d4/h4/d2/h2/e1/g1 2. N(x)g5#

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2098

(Vasil' Vasil'ovich Dyachuk & Vasil' YUrijovich Markovcij - Troll 2nd Prize, 2002)

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1. Be4! [2. Qf6#]
1. ... Ke6 2. Qf6#
1. ... Kxf4 2. Qg5#
1. ... Bxe4 2. Rbxe4#
1. ... Qxf4 2. Qe7#

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2099

(Robert Clyde Moore - New York Post 4th Prize, 1980)

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1. Ne4! [2. Nd2#]
1. ... Qh7+ 2. Bh6#
1. ... Qb5+ 2. N4g5#
1. ... Qd5+ 2. Bg5#
1. ... Qxe4 2. Bg1#
1. ... Kxe4 2. Bf2#
1. ... Nf1 2. Qh1#

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2100

(Jan Hartong - Die Schwalbe TT-117, 1954-1955 3rd Comm., 1955)

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1. e5! [2. Nexd5, Nbxd5#]
1. ... Bxc6 2. Nxc4#
1. ... Rc5/d6/d7/d8 2. Qe4#
1. ... Rxe5, Qxe5 2. Ne(x)d5#
1. ... Rxd4, Qxe7, Nd2 2. Nb(x)d5#
1. ... Nxb6 2. Qxc1#
1. ... Nd3+ 2. Rxd3#

Date added: 12/4/2022