White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 2197 to 2208

2197

(Feliciano Mendes de Moraes - Sydney Morning Herald Special Prize e.a., 1909)

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1. Qf1! [2. Qxc1#]
1. ... Bxf3 2. Qxf3#
1. ... Qe5+ 2. d5#
1. ... Qc7+ 2. Bxc7#
1. ... fxg4+ 2. Bd5#
1. ... Nd3/a2/e2 2. N(x)e2#

Date added: 23/6/2022

2198

(Cyril Henry Stanley Kipping - Chess, 1953)

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1. Rd1! waiting
1. ... gxh4 2. Bxh4#
1. ... Nc6/e6/b5/xf5/b3/c2 2. B(x)b5#
1. ... Ne2, f2 2. B(x)f2#
1. ... Bg3/h2/e3/e5/d6/c7/b8 2. N(x)e3#
1. ... Bxd2 2. Bxd2#
1. ... fxg2 2. Bg3#
1. ... Nf2/g1 2. R(x)f2#

Date added: 24/6/2022

2199

(Wilhelm Karl Heinrich Massmann - Schweizerische Schachzeitung, 1955)

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1. Qe2! [2. Qg4#]
1. ... Rd4 2. Qe5#
1. ... Kf4 2. Qg4#

Date added: 24/6/2022

2200

(Jorma Pitkanen - Sakkélet, 2000)

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1. Qh4! waiting
1. ... dxc6 2. Qd4#
1. ... e5, Kxc6 2. Qc4#
1. ... Ke5 2. Rc5#

Date added: 24/6/2022

2201

(Mark Rejtman - Московский конкурс

3rd Comm. Шахматная композиция, 1992)

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1. Nxe5! [2. Nf7#]
1. ... dxe5 2. Qxf6#
1. ... fxe5 2. Qxd6#
1. ... d4 2. Qh1#
1. ... fxg3 2. Qc1#

Date added: 24/6/2022

2202

(Milosh Tomashevic - Mat (Beograd) 2nd Prize, 1977)

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1. a8=Q! waiting
1. ... Nd7 2. Qe8#
1. ... Na6/c6 2. Qh8#
1. ... Ra7/c7/d7/e7/xf7/xb6 2. Qd5#
1. ... dxc5/d5 2. Re6#
1. ... Bxb6 2. Qa1#
1. ... f3 2. Bxg3#
1. ... dxe2 2. d4#
1. ... Rxe4 2. Nxd3#
1. ... Rf3/xe2 2. Bd4#
1. ... gxf2 2. Rg5#
1. ... Ng4 2. Qh5#
1. ... Nf3 2. Qh8#
1. ... Bxe2/xg2 2. Qa1#

Date added: 24/6/2022

2203

(Gerald Frank Anderson - Il Secolo, Meredith Ty, 1917-1921 1st Prize, 1919)

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1. Kd6! [2. Qb7#]
1. ... Kb6 2. Bc2#
1. ... Kb4 2. Kxc6#
1. ... Rd3+ 2. Bd5#
1. ... Rg6+ 2. Be6#

Date added: 24/6/2022

2204

(Tomasz Trzebinski - Wola Gułowska 7th Honorable Mention, 2000)

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1. Kxg7! waiting
1. ... Rxe6 2. Rc5#
1. ... Rf7+ 2. Kxf7#
1. ... Rf8 2. Kxf8#
1. ... Rg6+ 2. Kxg6#
1. ... Rxf5 2. Ng6#

compare to #2
205

Date added: 24/6/2022

2205

(Tomasz Trzebinski - Wola Gułowska 7th Honorable Mention, 2000)

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1. Rxg7! waiting
1. ... Bg5/xh4 2. R(x)g5#
1. ... Be7/d8 2. R(x)e7#
1. ... Bxg7 2. Qxg7#

compare to #2
204

Date added: 24/6/2022

2206

(Volodimir Iosifovich Pipa - problem (Zagreb), 1966)

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1. Nf5! [2. Rxd6#]
1. ... Qxe7 2. Nxe7#
1. ... Kc6 2. Bxf3#
1. ... Kxe6, Rc6 2. Ne3#
1. ... Rc4+ 2. Qxc4#

Date added: 24/6/2022

2207

(Avenir Grigor'evich SHaposhnikov - Костёр, 1980)

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1. Qb2! waiting
1. ... Kxe4 2. Qe5#
1. ... Kxc4 2. Be6#
1. ... Kc6 2. Qb7#

Date added: 25/6/2022

2208

(Hendrik Prins - Magyar Sakkélet Comm., 1978)

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1. Nfxe5! [2. exf3#]
1. ... Nxe5 2. Qxe5, f3#
1. ... Ng5 2. Nd2#
1. ... Nxd4 2. Nd6#
1. ... Nh4/d2/h2/e1/g1 2. Nf7#

Date added: 25/6/2022