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Bruno's Chess Problem: 02/28/2021

R.Lecomte, Themes 64, 1956

Mate in 2(**)
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1. Qg4! ... 2. Qxf3#
  1... Ne5 2. Qxf4#
  1... Nd2 2. Rxd4#
  1... Kd5 2. Qxe6#
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2021-02-28 12:51:08, by problemist
The key 1. Qg4 gives the flight d5 and threatens 2. Qxf3#. On 1.. Kd5 2. Qxe6# and on the N-defenses 1.. Nd2, Ne5, that self-block bRd1 and the bQ, the set mates 2. Rxd4#, Qxf4#. Not 1. Qg6+ Kd5!

Roland Lecomte (* 12.9.1925 in Paris, † 2.10.2016) French composer. "Roland Lecomte was the editor of the chess column of the newspaper "Combat". He is an International Judge and a chess journalist for AFP." See also the articles "Décès de Roland Lecomte" and "Lecomte est bon" on
2021-02-28 01:47:15, by slowbut2
before my seeing others’ comments: My solution [arrived to through the 32-pixel, B&W, restartable-moving-pieces setting and “(?)”]: in view of the following possibility\s:::::: black king to northwest starts\\ ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, it seems [ reverification is intended later on and before seeing others’ comments] that white's qgfour starts

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