Checkmate Puzzles 29 and 30

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      Checkmate Puzzle 29
checkmate puzzle 29
             Mate in 2
Play as White, White to move.
Socko M, 2437 - Sarwer J, 2263; 2 Jan 2016
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Puzzle 29 solution at the bottom.
See next Checkmate Puzzle 30



      Checkmate Puzzle 30
checkmate puzzle 30
             Mate in 2
Play as White, White to move.
Dzagnidze N, 2559 - Pham Le Thao Nguyen, 2319; 29 Dec 2015
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Puzzle 30 solution at the bottom.





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Checkmate Puzzle 29 Solution
checkmate puzzle 29
1. Qg8+ Rxg8 2. Nf7#
White has sacrificed his queen on g8 with check, and Black has to take the White queen blocking his king all around. Being sacrificed, the queen cleared f7 which is not attacked by any Black piece -- the White knight delivers mate from f7.



Checkmate Puzzle 30 Solution
checkmate puzzle 30
1. Nh4 ~ 2. Ng6#
The Black king is locked at a corner and may not move. To checkmate, White needs another piece with final attack on the Black king -- the White knight moves on h4, and then on g6 to deliver the final attack. And Black is not able to prevent.


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