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      Checkmate Puzzle 69
checkmate puzzle 69
             Mate in 2
Play as White, White to move.
Ganguly S, 2531 - Venkatesh M, 2401; 13 Dec 2003
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Puzzle 69 solution at the bottom.
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      Checkmate Puzzle 70
checkmate puzzle 70
             Mate in 2
Play as White, White to move.
Baum J, 2169 - Tyda K, 1957; 13 Oct 2017
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Puzzle 70 solution at the bottom.
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 Checkmate Puzzle 69 Solution
checkmate puzzle 69
1. Qd8+ Rxd8 2. Nc7#
This chess puzzle on mate in 2 has the only solution. In this checkmate puzzle, White must sacrifice on the first move... To begin checkmate combination, first White moves the queen on d8 to check and sacrifice. The left Black rook has to capture the White queen on d8 and accept the sacrifice. On the second move, White mates by moving the king on c7... White has used queen sacrifice to lock the mated king and to deflect the Black rook from c7.
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 Checkmate Puzzle 70 Solution
checkmate puzzle 70
1. Ng6+ Kf7 2. Rf8# [1... Kh7 2. Rh8#]
This chess puzzle on mate in 2 has 2 solutions - depending on the Black answer. In this checkmate puzzle, White must deliver discovered check on the first move... To begin checkmate combination, first White moves the knight on g6 to deliver discovered check and cover the following 2 squares: f8 and h8. The Black king has only 2 answers: h7 and h8. In the first variation, White mates in 2 by moving the rook on f8; in the second variation - by moving it on h8. Pay attention that in the initial position, White was under the threat of mate in 1.


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