Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Mate in two

The puzzle below was written in 1920 by Lionel Penrose of Colchester Chess Club. It is probably his best known puzzle and took 1st place in The Observer's puzzle competition. White to play and mate in two. Solution given in the comments section.

1 comment:

  1. 1.Kh5
    1…Rg2 2.Qf3
    1…Bf2 2.Qg4
    1…Kxf5 2.Qf4
    1…Rxg3 2.Nxg3
    1…d2 2.Bc2
    1…e2 2.Qxd3

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