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Bruno's Chess Problem: 03/19/2019

L.Salai, Praca, 1954

Mate in 2 (***)
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1. f6! ... 2. Qf5#
  1... Bxe6 2. Qc7#
  1... Bxb7 2. Nd7#
  1... fxe6 2. Qc5#
  1... Kxe6 2. Qf5#
  1... Ne4 2. Qxe4#
  1... Ra2 2. Nc4#
  
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2019-03-19 06:53:57, by problemist
Something on the K-flight to f6 has to be prepared. The key (threat 2. Qf5#) blocks f6 by a wP and so takes that flight square, in turn e6 is given. Some mates are transferred from the set 1.. f6, Nf6 2. Qc5#, Qc7# and in the solution 1.. fxe6, Bxe6 2. Qc5#, Qc7#. Several other nice mates are shown 1.. Ra2, Bxb7, Ne4 2. Nc4# (this changes the set mate 2. Bxd4#), Nd7#, Qxe4#. A good chess puzzle.

Ladislav Salai Sr. (* 19.8.1934 in Lučenec, † 25.3.2006) Slovak composer. "He was an orthodox and fairy composer. He invented the fairy condition SAT which is described in details by Juraj Lörinc on his website and he was the editor of the magazine "Umenie 64"." His son Ladislav Salai Jr. (* 18.1.1961 in Zvolen) is Grandmaster in both composition and solving and a "renowned composer of cyclic problems."
2019-03-19 02:18:02, by slowbut2
before my seeing comments: My solution [arrived to through the 32-pixel moving-pieces setting and submitted in a style the honorable problemist was imitating on 2018-11-09 08:29:17]: to free spot to mate with queen [or knight] after some black move, white's fsix starts

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