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Bruno's Chess Problem: 09/19/2020

R.Di Vincenzi 1960, 1960

Mate in 2(**)
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White to play


Level : * (very easy) to ****** (very hard)

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1. Nc8!
  1... Ka6, Kxc8 2. a8=Q#
  1... Ka8 2. Bc6#
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2020-09-19 11:11:49, 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::::::::::::: promotion - but not as start\ \ ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, it seems [ reverification is intended later on and before seeing others’ comments] that white's nceight starts
2020-09-19 09:21:57, by problemist
Easy miniature with only 5 pieces. The key 1. Nc8 sacrifices the wN and creates zugzwang. The flight c8 is given and a7 is taken. On 1.. KxN, Ka6 2. a8Q# and 1.. Ka8 2. Bc6#. Problemi di Scacchi Inediti, 1998.

Renato di Vincenzi (1934-2000) Italian composer and player.

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