White to Play

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A fun Friday frolic. A mate in two. Remember: The Black pawns are moving down the board!

Composed by Norwegian problemist Johan Scheel. And yes, all those pawns have to be there. 1.Ra1 If 1.Rd1 exd1=Q stops the mate in two, same as with all the other rook moves except Ra1 1...Bf3 1...bxa1=Q 2.Bf1# 2.Qb8#


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