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Bruno's Chess Problem: 11/27/2014

P.Bouttier, Bulletin Ouvrier des Echecs, 1952

Mate in 2(**)
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1. Qe4! ... 2. Qxd5#
  1. ... dxc6 2. Qe6#
  1. ... dxe4 2. Nxe4#
  1. ... dxc4 2. Nxc4#
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2014-11-27 07:28:37, by problemist
No mate is set for 1.. PxN, PxB. The key amends this by sacrificing the wQ and 1.. PxQ 2. NxP# A straightforward problem. The wPh2 prevents the cook 1. Ne4+ 2. Qh2#. Pierre Bouttier(*10.9.1914, centenarian!), F, "a writer and a twomover composer" as well as correspondence chess player.
2014-11-27 01:49:07, by slowbut
before my seeing comments: My solution: to let two pawns move white's qefour is start before mate with knight\queen\ \etc.

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