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Tomato #005

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Post Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:59 pm

Tomato #005

White to move, mate in 2 moves
L A Schiffmann 1st Prize Bristol Times & Mirror 1927. From the magazine Chess June 2003
[FEN "K4BB1/1Q6/5p2/8/2R2r1r/N2N2q1/kp1p1p1p/b7 w - - 0 1"]

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Post Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:53 am

Re: Tomato #005

1. Qf3
1. ...Rxf3 2. Rg4#
1. ...Qxf3 2. Re4#
1. ... b1=Q,B,N 2. Rc2#
1. ...any other move 2. Nb4#
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Post Sun Mar 06, 2011 1:52 pm

Re: Tomato #005

stuart41088 wrote:1. ...any other move 2. Nb4#
You got it most, Sir Stu. :D But one move is not checkmate:
… Kb3 2. Nb4+ Ka4

To complete the solution, here's the one sir Stu missed. :D
    1. Qf3 Kb3 2. Nc1#
Great work, Sir Stu.

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