## See 2 moves ahead - Our 'mate in 2' volume

### Here are some chess problems composed by John Gardiner. White Mates in 2.

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

a)
8/1p6/B1p5/1Np3Q1/4k3/8/3K4/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qf6 ]

b)
1r5r/1N1Q2q1/1P6/8/4pp2/2k3bR/2P5/1KB5 w - - 0 1
[ Qd5 ]

c)
nR6/2B2Kp1/p2p2p1/8/rP1kB3/3P1P2/2R2P1p/3b2N1 w - - 0 1
[ f4 ]

d)
5n2/6N1/2p3p1/1p2P1P1/1N1k4/1K1Pp3/1p5B/1Q6 w - - 0 1
[ Bf4 ]

e)
1b3R2/rB1pB3/QP1Np3/1pK1k3/1P6/8/6n1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rf3 ]

Gardiner Problems, Part II. White Mates in 2.
a)
8/8/1p1p4/2kB1K2/8/4P3/8/1Q6 w - - 0 1
[ Qb2 ]

b)
3R4/3r4/r2p4/Rb5Q/pK1k4/2pP4/4Pb2/1N6 w - - 0 1
[ Qf5 ]

c)
2b1nN2/5n2/p2b4/2k5/PN6/1K2P1r1/8/5QBr w - - 0 1
[ Qxa6 ]

d)
1r6/3N4/n1r1p2p/1N3k2/2P4P/1n2K3/2b1BpR1/R7 w - - 0 1
[ Rg7 ]

e)
1NBR3q/6r1/r2n4/2pp2P1/1p1k1KbN/5p2/1PQ5/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bf5 ]

Gardiner Problems, Part III. White Mates in 2.
a)
3n1Nrb/8/5pR1/1N6/2P2kpK/1b2R3/2n4P/1QB5 w - - 0 1
[ Nd4 ]

b)
2R5/8/3k1K2/2p2Pp1/B3Pb1p/6Nq/8/B7 w - - 0 1
[ Be8 ]

c)
8/nNp1B1q1/4p3/1Q1pkpP1/5b2/2P2Kn1/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Na5 ]

d)
bn4B1/R6n/1pkp4/2p3r1/P1P3r1/8/6p1/Q5K1 w - - 0 1
[ Qg7 ]

e)
3n1q2/5B2/Q4p1r/3Prk1p/3pNP1P/5KP1/1p6/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qd3 ]

f)
8/8/8/6p1/3Q2R1/4KB2/6r1/6kb w - - 0 1
[ Qh8 ]

g)
4K3/4p3/4p3/2kp1Rp1/2PRr1r1/1Q2nqB1/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bc7 ]

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