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Bruno's Chess Problem: 12/13/2017

A.Kuzovkov, WCCT, 1988

Mate in 2(**)
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1. Nb4! ... 2. Qd3#
  1... Bxc4 2. Bxc5#
  1... dxc4 2. Ne2#
  1... Kxc4 2. Qd3#
  
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2017-12-13 12:10:54, by slowbut2
before my seeing comments: My solution: to queen mate\foresee defenses , white's nbfour is start before mate
2017-12-13 06:10:50, by problemist
Shown are changed mates in four phases, the set, the two tries and the solution for the thematic defenses 1.. Bxc4, dxc4 (in set and solution it is a reciprocal change). A random move of wNd3 threatens 2. Qd3#, but 1. Nc1?, Ne1? fail to 1.. Bxc4! (as now wBb6 is pinned), dxc4! This gives a hint to close the b-file in the key. 10th place in the 3rd WCCT, FIDE Album.

Александр Сергеевич Кузовков (*27.2.1953 in Provideniya) Russian composer and Grandmaster, see wikipedia de, it, lv, ru. "Kuzovkov is a constructions engineer and also an excellent direct mate composer. What is noteworthy is that Aleksandr Kuzovkov, beside this 1st place in the WCCT, has also won 2 second places and 3 third places in WCCT tourneys!"

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