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Bruno's Chess Problem: 05/09/2019

N.A. Izvolskij, Shakmati Jurnal, 1892

Mate in 2 (**)
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1. Qf7! ... 2. Rxe6#
  1... Nc7, Nf6 2. Qc7#
  1... Nd6 2. Qxg7#
  1... Bh7 2. Qxe6#
  1... Bxf7 2. Nxf7#
  1... Rxg6 2. g4#
  1... Kd6 2. Nc4#
  1... g4 2. Qf4#
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2019-05-09 10:22:27, by slowbut2
before my seeing comments: My solution [arrived to through the 32-pixel, B&W, restartable-moving-pieces setting and submitted in a style the honorable problemist was imitating on 2018-11-09 08:29:17]: re-guarding black king's north-east spot to mate with queen after black-pawn move [or else to queen\rooks\south bishop\knights mate], white's qfseven starts
2019-05-09 05:50:05, by problemist
Chess puzzle. The key sacrifices the wQ on f7 and creates an unexpected zugzwang with a couple of variations, e.g. 1.. Rh~, RxR 2. Rxe6#, g4#, some of the mates are already in the set.

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