This is a super chess study dating back to 1902 and credited to WJ Baird – a foremost woman chess composer! Read more about her in this Chess Blog post. In the position, White to play and checkmate in two. This will take a little time, so sit back and think!


Composed by WJ Baird

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[…] 1.♕e2 ♘e8 (1…♔d5 2.♘b4#) (1…b4 2.♘f4#) (1…d5 2.♕c2#) (1…♘d5 2.♕e4#) (1…♘e4 2.♕xe4#) (1…♘g4 2.♕e4#) (1…♘h5 2.♕e4#) (1…♘h7 2.♕e4#) (1…♘g8 2.♕e4#) (1…♘d7 2.♕e4#) 2.♕e4# (0:00:28) 1.