For once, White is not bothered about development as White can play and checkmate in two in this chess study created by B Harley for the Observer, 1926. Can you help White?


B Harley Chess Study

Result: 1-0
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Date: 1926
[…] 1.♖a5 threatening checkmate with Rb5 or Bd2 1…♘xa5 (1…♔xa5 2.♗d2#) (1…♘c4 2.♕a4#) (1…♘d6 2.♗d2#) (1…d4 2.♖b5# (2.♗d2#)) (1…e3 2.♖b5#) (1…♘c5 2.♖b5# (2.♗d2#)) 2.♗a3# (0:00:39) 1.