The Gazette - August 2016
Edited by Julie Leonard
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White: King a7, Queen c2, Rooks b6 h5, Bishop g3, Knights c6 e7, Pawn b2
Black: king c5, bishops c3 f5, pawns c4 e5 e6 g4
White to play and mate in two.
Solution: 1. Nd4!Variations:A. 1... exd4 2. Bd6#
B. 1 … Bxd4 2. b4#
C. 1… e4 or Bxc2 2. Nxe6#
D. 1… Kxd4 2. Bf2#
E. 1… Bxb2 2. Nb3#
White: King c5, Queen f6, Rook f8Black: king d7, knight e7, pawns c7 c6
White to play and mate in two. The solution will be published in the November issue.