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5 Hardest Mate-in-2 Ever: Part 3 E-mail
Written by Yury Markushin   
Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00

5 hardest mate in 2Today we are continuing our traditional tactics training session by introducing 5 new mate-in-2 problems. I want to remind you that in order to get maximum results from solving tactics and improve your visualization skills you need to find solutions in your head avoiding shuffling pieces on a practice board.

If you cannot find a solution in reasonable amount of time (15-20 minutes), skip that problem and move to the next one. In couple hours or days, you should come back to that problem with a fresh look and mind. You will be surprised what you brain is capable of!

Another method is to briefly look at the problem you have trouble with before going to sleep. Your brain will continue working on it at night and you may find solution by the time you wake up, give it a try :)

1. U. Rays, "Good Companion", 1920

white to move and mate in 2

White to move and mate in 2

2. K. Whitney , "Observer", 1920

white to move and mate in 2

White to move and mate in 2

3. J. Anderson, "II Seklo", 1921

white to move and mate in 2

White to move and mate in 2

4. Y. Gartong, M. Neimer, "Good Companion", 1922

white to move and mate in 2

White to move and mate in 2

5. C. Kipping, "Falkirk Herald", 1923

white to move and mate in 2

White to move and mate in 2

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Last Updated on Sunday, 12 October 2014 10:48
 

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-1 #16 frank 2015-02-28 13:27
Prob 1
Nd3+ Kg4
Nf2#
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0 #15 frank 2015-02-28 11:59
Kd3
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0 #14 Exchange 2015-02-27 20:38
Quoting Thiru:
1. Kf2

? 1.. Nxf4+. Bye bye mate in two.
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-1 #13 Thiru 2015-02-26 12:36
Problem 1.White Kg1-Kf2
Black Qf5XQe6
White Rh3-Rf3+ "#"Checkmate

Problem 2.White Rg3-Rg1
Black Ke2-Kd1
White Ne4-Nf2+ "#" Checkmate
Note : Be1 was in Discovered/Open Check on the board by Rg1

Problem 3.White Kc7-Kd6
Black Bh7XRb1
White Qe7-Qb7+ "#" Checkmate

Problem 4.White Qa5-Qe1
Black Ba1-Bd4+ Check
white E2-E3+ (Bd1+ Checkmate)

Problem 5.White Nc5-Nb3+ Check
Black Bc4XNb3
White Ke2+ Check by Rh1# Checkmate
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0 #12 Thiru 2015-02-26 10:46
I have found all the 5 solutions. It was quite interesting as well. Do you want me to answer the solutions?
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0 #11 Barnabas 2014-10-22 06:25
#4 Qb4
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0 #10 Barnabas 2014-10-22 06:12
#5 Rh4
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0 #9 kamal007 2014-10-22 03:01
4. Qa4 Pa3
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-1 #8 mohammed 2014-10-20 11:39
Rh4 e2 Bf4
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0 #7 mohammed 2014-10-20 11:33
4 Qa8 Rxd1 Qf3
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