White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 2125 to 2136

2125

(Gyula Szugyi - Magyar Sakkvilág, 1 Sep 1929)

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1. Nxc4! [2. Nd6#]
1. ... Nb4 2. Ncd2#
1. ... Kd3+ 2. Ne5#
1. ... Kf5+ 2. Nce3#
1. ... Bxc4 2. Qb1#

Date added: 14/4/2022

2126

(Joseph William Abbott - The Illustrated London News, 18 Apr 1885)

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1. Nb5! waiting
1. ... Nb7/f7/c6 2. Qxe6#
1. ... e5, Ke4 2. Nc3#
1. ... Kc4 2. Nc7#
1. ... Kc6 2. d5#

Date added: 14/4/2022

2127

(Ernests Gize - Dansk Familie Blad, 31 Dec 1948)

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1.Kb8! zz
1...Nb5/Nc4 2.Qxb1#
1...Nc2 2.Qa8#

Date added: 5/5/2022

2128

(Waldemar Tura - Práca, 1958)

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1. Qh7! [2. Rxe6#]
1. ... Re7/f6/xg6 2. N(x)f6#
1. ... Nxg6 2. Rxg4#
1. ... gxh4 2. R6xg4#
1. ... Rf4 2. Re3#

Date added: 6/5/2022

2129

(Robert Schopf - Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung,

10 May 1997)

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1. Qf5! [2. Ne5#]
1. ... Nd7 2. Qe4#
1. ... Qxf5 2. Nh4#
1. ... Qxg6 2. Qxf4#

Date added: 6/5/2022

2130

(Francois Michel - FIDE Ty. 2nd Prize, 1957)

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1. Nd2! [2. Be2#]
1. ... Qxd4 2. Qxh7#
1. ... Rxd4 2. Qc4#
1. ... Bxd4 2. Qg3#

Date added: 6/5/2022

2131

(Szaja Krelenbaum - Wiener Schach-Zeitung, 1937)

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1. Bb7! [2. Re4#]
1. ... d5 2. Nc6#
1. ... Nc5 2. Qd6#
1. ... Nbd2 2. Red3#
1. ... Ng5 2. e6#
1. ... Nfd2 2. Rcd3#
1. ... Rg4, Bf5 2. N(x)f5#
1. ... Bxc3 2. Qxc3#

Date added: 6/5/2022

2132

(Bernhard Hülsen - Reichsbote, 1904)

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1. Nf4! [2. Ng6, Nd3#]
1. ... Kxf4 2. Qd6#
1. ... Rg5/h6 2. Nd3#
1. ... Nxf4 2. d4#
1. ... Nc1, Nb2/f2 2. Ng6#

Date added: 6/5/2022

2133

(Milan Velimirovic - Mat Plus 1st Prize, 1994)

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1. Ng5! [2. Qe4#]
1. ... Nxf5 2. Qxe6#
1. ... exf5 2. Nf7#
1. ... Kxf5 2. Qe4#
1. ... Bxf5 2. Nxf3#

Date added: 13/6/2022

2134

(Halvar Hermanson - Deutsche Schachblätter, 1962-1963 1st Prize, 1963)

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1. Nxc4! [2. Qf1#]
1. ... Rb2 2. Nxb2#
1. ... Qh3/h2/h1 2. Nxe5#
1. ... Kxc4 2. Be6#

Date added: 19/6/2022

2135

(Samuel Loyd - Sam Loyd and his Chess Problems, 1926)

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1. Qg7! waiting
1. ... c4 2. Qa7#
1. ... Kc4 2. Rxa4#
1. ... Ke3 2. Qg1#
1. ... e3 2. Rf4#

Date added: 19/6/2022

2136

(Unknown Composer)

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Rc5! waiting
1. ... Ra7 2. Rf8#
1. ... Ka7+ 2. Rc8#
1. ... b6/b5, Bc4 2. Bf4#
1. ... Bb5 2. Rxb7, Bf4#
1. ... Bxd3 2. Rxb7/f8, Bf4#

Date added: 19/6/2022