White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 2833 to 2833

2833

(W. E. Candy (or W. Pauly), 1911)

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1. O-O! waiting
1. ... Kh3 2. Rf3#

compare to #28
33 and #2834

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2834

(Nils Adrian Bakke - The Problemist, Nov 1990)

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1. Re2! waiting
1. ... Kg4 2. Rg2#

compare to #283
3 and #2835

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2835

(Theodoro Ochsz - The Problemist, Nov 1990)

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1. Kf1! [2. R1h3#]
1. ... Kf3 2. R1h3#

compare to #2833 and #2834

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2836

(Vasil' Vasil'ovich Dyachuk - Neue Zürcher Zeitung 2nd Prize, 2002-2003, 25 Apr 2003 )

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1. Qxe7! [2. Ned2#]
1. ... Ke2 2. Ng5#
1. ... Bxe4 2. Qxe4#
1. ... Nf1 2. Bh5#


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2837

(Lauri Armas Ruonala - Banská Bystrica (BABY) 3rd Comm., 1964)

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1. Nf3! [2. Qd4, Nd2#]
1. ... Be5, d6, Re5 2. Nd2#
1. ... d5 2. Nd2, Bf1#
1. ... Rd5 2. Qc3#
1. ... Kd5 2. Qd4#


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2838

(Tibor Feldmann - Chess, 1946)

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1. d7! [2. Nd6#]
1. ... Be7/c7 2. N(x)e7#
1. ... Ke4 2. Qxh7#
1. ... Rxb5, Nc3 2. Ne3#
1. ... Ned4/f4 2. g4#
1. ... Nxg3/c1/g1 2. Rxe5#


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2839

(Erkki Aukusti Wirtanen - Sjakkliv, 1946)

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1. Bd7! [2. Ra5#]
1. ... Qxf3 2. Qxf3#
1. ... Qd4 2. Nb4#
1. ... Qc3 2. Nb6#
1. ... Qxb2 2. Ne3#
1. ... Ke5, Rxb2 2. f4#


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2840

(Julius Buchwald - Parallele 50, 1 Apr 1948)

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1. Qf6! [2. Qf2#]
1. ... Qxf7, Bc5 2. Nf5#
1. ... Qe6, Bxb4 2. N(x)e6#
1. ... Qf5 2. Nxf5, Nc6#
1. ... Be7 2. Ne6/f5, Nc6#
1. ... Bf8 2. Nc6#
1. ... Nc2 2. Nb3#


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2841

(William L. Barclay - Chess Life & Review HM, 1972)

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1. d8=N! [2. Qe6#]
1. ... Nf8/e5/f4 2. N(x)f4#
1. ... Bc3 2. Nxc3#
1. ... Bd4 2. Qxd4#
1. ... Be5 2. Qf3#

Date added: 11/1/2023

2842

(Petko Andonov Petkov - Problemas 3rd Prize, ex-aequo, 1983)

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1. e4! [2. Qd2#]
1. ... Nxe4 2. Rxf3#
1. ... Rc3 2. Bd4#
1. ... g1=N 2. Rh2#
1. ... Bc3 2. Nxd3#

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2843

(Conrad Bayer - Schachzeitung 1st Prize, Feb 1867)

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1. Ne7! waiting
1. ... Nd7/a6/c6 2. N(x)c6#
1. ... g6 2. Qh8#
1. ... d5 2. Qxb8#
1. ... Qc4 2. Rxc4#
1. ... Qb4/d5/d2/c5/b6/a7 2. R(x)c5#
1. ... Qa4 2. Rc4/c5#
1. ... Qd3/d1 2. Rc5/xd3#
1. ... Qxe3+, Rxe3+ 2. Rxe3#
1. ... Qxc3 2. Bxc3#
1. ... Ng6/xf5/f3/xg2 2. N(x)g6#


Date added: 11/1/2023

2844

(Jan Hartong - Probleemblad, Jul 1957)

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1. Nd7! waiting
1. ... Nxd7/xh7/e6, Kxg6 2. g8=Q#
1. ... Nfxg6, Nhxg6 2. Nd6#
1. ... Ke6 2. gxf8=N#
1. ... Ke8 2. gxf8=Q/R#
1. ... Kg8 2. gxh8=Q/R#

Date added: 11/1/2023