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Bruno's Chess Problem: 07/14/2019

M.Lissner, Opinion Publique, 1897

Mate in 2 (**)
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1. Rf6! ... 2. Rxf5#
  1... Kxf6, Re4 2. Qd6#
  1... Rf4 2. Re6#
  1... Rd4, Bd4 2. Qxf5#
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2019-07-14 10:09:49, by problemist
Meredith without any wPs.
2019-07-14 10:05:19, by problemist
On 1. Ra5+? Bc5! The key sacrifices the wR on f6 (threat 2. Rxf5#) with the decoy 1.. KxR 2. Qd6# and four variations showing black self-blocks 1.. Re4, Rf4, Bd4(Rd4) 2. Qd6#, Re6#, Qxf5#.

Morris Lissner (* 12.2.1843, 27.6.1912 New York) American composer.
2019-07-14 02:44:59, by slowbut2
before my seeing comments: My solution [arrived to through the 32-pixel, B&W, restartable-moving-pieces setting]: in view of the possibility\s: black king moves southeast \ white rook moves to northeast of king , to mate with rook after black-pawn move [or to queen\ knight \rook mate], white's rfsix starts

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