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Bruno's Chess Problem: 05/14/2019

M.Travasoni, Scacco, 1999

Mate in 2 (**)
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1. Qh4! ... 2. Qxe4#
  1... Bxh4 2. Na3#
  1... Kd5 2. Nc3#
  1... Kxf5 2. Nd4#
  1... Rh2 2. Nbc7#
  
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2019-05-14 08:21:31, 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 mate with queen after black-pawn move [or to double-check\west rook mate], white's qhfour starts
2019-05-14 06:20:02, by problemist
The key dismantles the BQ-battery, sacrifices the wQ and the wB and threatens 2. Qxe4#. If Black takes or pins the wQ or 1.. Kd5 the mates from the set follow using the NR-battery 2. Na3#, Nbc7#, Nc3#. Finally on 1.. KxB 2. Nd4#, another battery mate. A good chess puzzle but also ambitious in showing the task of four distinct mates all by the same battery.

Marco Travasoni (* 5.11.1957) Italian composer.

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