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We’re going to make this Comins Mansfield week. He was a master composer of the mate in two chess compositions. We all think we can solve two-movers and it drives us nuts when we can’t. So, have fun with these—either way!

This was a problem he dedicated to Frank Altschul of Overbrook Press who published his book. 1.Be7 Kxe8 1...Qxd1 2.Nf6#; 1...Nbxd6+ 2.Kc5#; 1...Ncxd6+ 2.Kb6# 2.d7#


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