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Bruno's Chess Problem: 06/16/2019

A.Garofalo, Telescacco 92, 1996

Mate in 2 (**)
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1. Qxd2! ... 2. Nc5#
  1... Bd4, Be3, Bf2, Bg1 2. Nd4#
  1... Ba5 2. Nxa5#
  1... Kxe6 2. Nf4#
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2019-06-16 11:23:20, by problemist
Shown is white battery play with three types of batteries. Not 1. Qg7?, Qf8? Kxe6! Instead the wQ attacks from below, capturing a bP, giving the flight square e6, and creating a NQ-battery threatening 2. Nc5#. On 1.. Bd4-Bg1, Ba5 the NR-battery mates 2. N(x)d4#, Nxa5#. Finally 1.. Kxe6 2. Nf4# when the rear-piece of the NB-battery guards wRf5 and the front-piece mates (also the rear-piece of the NQ-battery guards the d-file).

Antonio Garofalo (* 19.10.1952 in Bari) Italian composer. "Antonio Garofalo is the editor of the online "Best Problems" magazine. He is an International Judge and composes direct mates and helpmates."
2019-06-16 09:57:25, 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]: to notice north black-pawn non-capture move\ south black-pawn move\ west black-bishop move to mate with queen after black-king move [or to queen\west-rook\knight mate by knight unblocks], white's qdtwo .. starts
2019-06-16 09:50:53, 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]: to notice north black-pawn non-capture move\ south black-pawn move\ west black-bishop move to mate with queen after black-king move [or to queen\west-rook mate by knight unblocks], white's qdtwo .. starts

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