Gregor Podkriznik vs. Mohamed Gassouma

Medium difficulty puzzle, mate in 2, white to move.

FEN: 1r6/4b2k/1q1pNrpp/p2Pp3/4P3/1P1R3Q/5PPP/5RK1 w

Roll over to show the solution:
1.Qxh6+ 1…Kxh6 2.Rh3# 1…Kg8 2.Qg7#

About the players

Gregor Podkriznik (1978-) is a Slovenian chess Master with a peak rating of 2391.
Mohamed Gassouma (1979-) is a Tunisian chess player.

8 Responses

  1. Hamed at

    1. Rd3-f3 Rf6xf3
    2. Qh3xf3 Rb8-h8
    3. Qf3-f7

  2. Arijit Das at

    I dont like this type of puzzles no hints only a solution I cant rememer the solution.

    1. chiefchirpa at

      I want there to be a little hint too.

  3. kurosakichan at

    I want hints 2 please ;]

  4. anish at

    wonderful puzzle

  5. Harry Reasinger at

    Love those queen sacrifices. You don’t need a hint with two or three moves to mate. Just play it through. If your wrong, play it through another way until you get it right. You get no hints in a real match.

  6. Santosh Gulivindala at

    1. Qh3xh6 Kh7xh6
    2. Rd3-h3

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