### Here are some mate in 2s from O. A. Brownson's Chess Problems. The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.

a)
8/8/2R5/4p3/2B1k3/4p1K1/4P3/8 w - - 0 1
[ Be6 ]

b)
1r1b2Q1/1p1K1p2/2p1p2n/3k4/8/nNP1PN1p/3BB3/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bd3 ]

c)
8/5R2/2p2N2/2KpkP2/4p3/4R3/3p1P2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nh5 ]

d)
4N3/p1RK3p/1B4B1/2pnk3/4r1p1/2P1n1q1/5Q2/4R3 w - - 0 1
[ Rxc5 ]

e)
8/4p3/4p3/7K/4k1N1/4P2Q/2N5/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nb4 ]

O. A. Brownson's Mate in 2 Problems, Part II.
a)
8/4N3/3pk3/3N4/8/8/1Q4K1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qh8 ]

b)
8/3pK3/8/2B1k1N1/8/5B2/8/6R1 w - - 0 1
[ Nh3 ]

c)
1q6/1pQ5/8/B3pn2/1n6/6N1/3R4/K2bk3 w - - 0 1
[ Qc1 ]

d)
8/Q7/1KpbnRpB/1pr1k3/2PRp1P1/4P3/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd6 ]

e)
7Q/3p4/1K1N1p2/2p1kN1n/5n2/1B4P1/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qa8 ]

O. A. Brownson's Mate in 2 Problems, Part III.
a)
8/8/1Kp1p2P/2p1k3/2P1p1P1/4P3/Q7/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qa7 ]

b)
3Nb1n1/3p4/8/1N1kB3/K5pQ/1P6/2Bb4/3R1n2 w - - 0 1
[ Qxg4 ]

c)
q2k2r1/1R2p3/3p4/8/1p4Bp/2R3pK/6Q1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qa2 ]

d)
4R3/1Pp1K3/8/1np1k1Nn/1pP4b/3BBpRr/1N6/3bQ2q w - - 0 1
[ b8/N ]

e)
r7/2R5/b7/4N1B1/r2k2K1/8/1pPppPB1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bf6 ]

O. A. Brownson's Mate in 2 Problems, Part IV.
a)
4R3/8/QPp1p2p/2p3nR/2P1k2P/4B3/4K3/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qc8 ]

b)
r6B/2p1P1RB/R7/4N1pK/b1Pk4/N1p5/5P2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rxg5 ]

c)
8/2R5/1p2N3/1B2k1p1/4NpPb/rpP5/1n2K2B/8 w - - 0 1
[ Re7 ]

d)
Q1N4K/8/8/4k3/8/4B3/8/7B w - - 0 1
[ Kg7 ]

e)
2R2r2/8/8/5P2/1b1BkNK1/q3r3/2p2P2/4Q3 w - - 0 1
[ Rc4 ]

O. A. Brownson's Mate in 2 Problems, Part V.
a)
8/2p5/3p1N2/8/1P1kb1N1/1P5R/3Kn2B/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rc3 ]

b)
r1b3Q1/5pN1/q1BpP3/R2r3P/3BNk1p/3p3K/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 ]

c)
2N5/2p5/p7/P2k4/Q1R5/2n2K2/1B6/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rc6 ]

d)
1b6/2n3B1/4nqB1/Q2p1R2/4k2N/7p/6NK/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qc3 ]

e)
8/6Q1/3N1p2/B3k3/3p1N2/8/7K/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bd8 ]

O. A. Brownson's Mate in 2 Problems, Part VI.
a)
1QR3B1/2rN2B1/1b6/Pn2p3/1p1k4/8/2pK4/2N5 w - - 0 1
[ Nf6 ]

b)
2N5/8/5R1p/3N2k1/8/7K/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nce7 ]

c)
8/N7/8/3N4/k7/2p5/K7/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ Ra1 ]

d)
8/8/8/8/8/6K1/4p3/RNN1k3 w - - 0 1
[ Nb3 ]

e)
8/8/4N3/4K2p/7k/6N1/8/6R1 w - - 0 1
[ Ng5 ]

f)
8/8/3p4/4k3/1N1N4/3K4/8/1R6 w - - 0 1
[ Nd5 ]

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