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Bruno's Chess Problem: 07/23/2014

A.Vasilenko, 1st HM, Pedagogusok Lapja, 1982

Mate in 2(**)
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1. Rd1! ... 2. Qb6#
  1. ... exd1=Q/B 2. Qb2#
  1. ... exd1=N 2. Qc2#
  1. ... Rxa2 2. Nxe2#
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2014-07-23 08:35:02, by slowbut
before my looking at comments: My solution: rdone is start before mate with queen, etc.
2014-07-23 07:21:28, by problemist
A twin problem with "b) Remove Pd4 add black Bd4." a) works with zugzwang and b) with the threat 2. Rb2#. The key of b) fails in a) because of 1.. fxe2 2. Qf5+, d3! The variation 1.. Rxa2 shows a reversal of key and mate in a) and b). Special prize. FM Anatoly Grigorovich Vasilenko (*21.10.1951), UA.

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