Posts Tagged ‘mate in 2’

#Chess Puzzle Worth Sharing 59

August 11, 2017

White to move and mate in two.

Mate in 2(Edmond Barthelemy, 1935)

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August 5, 2017

White to move and mate in 2.

White to move and and mate in 2.

#Chess Puzzle Worth Sharing 48

July 29, 2017

How can white checkmate black in only two moves?

White to move and mate in 2.

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February 22, 2017

White to play and mate in two moves.

Mate in 2

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February 13, 2017

Black to play and mate in two moves.

Black to move and mate in 2.

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January 27, 2017

White to move and mate in two.

Greco vs. Amateur, Rome 1619

My Answer to, “What is one of the hardest mate in 2 puzzles?”

October 26, 2014

Originally answered on Quora here: http://qr.ae/DyvkB

One of my favorite composers of chess problems is the late Gyorgy Bakcsi. Gyorgy astounds me with how he was able to take a simple premise, such as a forced mate in two, and turn it into a source of such beautiful complexity. Below is one of my favorite “mate in two” problems composed by Gyorgy. I have committed this position to memory and regularly use to stump even the most experienced solvers. Enjoy…

Source: De Waarheid, 1984
Author: Gyorgy Bakcsi

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White to move, mate in 2.

 

There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.-Deepak Chopra


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