Mate in 2 Chess Puzzle 4

Mate in 2 Chess Puzzle 4

White to play and mate in 2

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  1. Rh6

If 1. … gxh6, then 2. g7#

If 1. … Bf7 / Be6 / Bd5 / Bc4 / Bb3 / Ba2, then 2. Rxh7#

The rook has to go to h6, because otherwise black can push the h pawn to prevent checkmate.


    • The reason it was categorized as Easy is because it’s pretty quick/easy to eliminate all the moves that don’t work, but I certainly see your point. I’ve heard this feedback from multiple people at this point, so I’ll bump it to Medium difficulty.

      Thanks for trying the puzzle and for sharing your input!

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