White to play and checkmate in two moves

Problems 253 to 264

253

( James P. Lea - Brighton Guardian 1st Prize, 1882)

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  1. Qh3 - Kxd4

  2. Qxc3#


Date added: 17/2/2021

254

(Thomas Taverner - Liverpool Mercury 3rd Prize, 1895)

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  1. Nh4 - Nd2

  2. Rde1#


Date added: 17/2/2021

255

(Arthur James Mosely - Northern Whig 1st Prize, 22 Aug 1912)

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  1. Nd4 - Nxa3

  2. Rd8#


Date added: 17/2/2021

256

(Joseph C. J. Wainwright - The Milwaukee (Wisconsin) Wanderer 1st Prize, 1886)

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  1. Bb4 - c3

  2. Qf7#


Date added: 17/2/2021

257

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  1. f8=Q+ - Bxf8

  2. Bh4#


Date added: 19/2/2021

258

(Maximilian Feigl - Austrums 1st Prize, 1 May 1898)

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  1. Qa8 - Qxa8

  2. Nd6#


Date added: 19/2/2021

259

(Halvar Hermanson & Ottavio Stocchi - Svenska Dagbladet, 1929)

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  1. e4 - Kh3

  2. Nf4#


Date added: 21/2/2021

260

(Brian Harley & Charles Gold Watney - Good Companion, Complete Block (3rd Ty), Meredith Class 1st HM, Apr 1921)

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  1. Qc8 - Kh6

  2. Qh8#


Date added: 21/2/2021

261

(Cyril Henry Stanley Kipping, - The Chess Amateur, 1923)

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  1. Qf2 - Ke6

  2. Qf6#


Date added: 21/2/2021

262

(Julius Buchwald - American Chess Bulletin 1st Prize, 1946)

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  1. Qc7 - Ne4

  2. Ng4#


Date added: 21/2/2021

263

(Karel Peter Traxler - The Leisure Hour 1st Prize, 1900)

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  1. Qg7 - Qxg7

  2. Ne6#


Date added: 22/2/2021

264

(G. H. Langham - The Sydney Morning Herald 1st Prize, 1901)

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  1. Rf1 - Qxh4

  2. Qd2#


Date added: 22/2/2021