Octuple Problem 1: Mate in 2 Moves!


(White: Kb4, Qb1, Nb3, Bd8, Bg8, c5, d6, f6, g3, g6, h3. Black: Ke5.)

White to move and mate in 2

With white king in ... 

(a) ... b4 (as in diagram)
(b) ... b5
(c) ... b7
(d) ... c8
(e) ... e2
(f) ... f2
(g) ... h4
(h) ... h7

Solution


Manolis Stratakis: stratakis@forthnet.gr