Chess problem: 2 days ago

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Bruno's Chess Problem: 02/19/2019

R.Diot, L'Echiquier de Paris, 1953

Mate in 2 (**)
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1. Nb8!
  1... b6 2. Nc6#
  1... b5 2. Na6#
  
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2019-02-19 11:17:34, by slowbut2
before my seeing comments: My solution [submitted in a style the honorable problemist was imitating on 2018-11-09 08:29:17]: to prepare for pawn moves to mate with knight after some black move, white's nbeight starts
2019-02-19 05:50:11, by problemist
An easy chess puzzle. The wN moves in the key to b8 to deliver mate on c6 or a6 depending on the black P-move.

Roger Diot (* 7.5.1923 in Amiens, 28.2.1981 in Amiens) French composer. "Roger Diot was specialized in three- and moremovers. He was an International Judge in that field. Between 1968 and 1971 he wrote three issues of the magazine "Probleme" dedicated to the twomover themes A, B, C, D and E. After his death, the French magazine "Diagrammes" published the book "Avant-plan" (about strategic multimovers with fore-plan) which the author had just finished. He had also published a book about Mutates."

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