Tricky Chess Puzzle: White Checkmates in Two

This is a tricky chess puzzle. White seems to be in a bind – for a checkmate in two on any White move, Black Rook jumps to a8 with check. What’s the solution? Have fun solving chess puzzles with Chess King.




White checkmates in two

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[…] 1.£a1 ¦a8+ (1…¦xg7 2.£xg7#) (1…¦f8 2.¦f7#) (1…¦e8 2.¦e7#) (1…¦d8 2.¦d7#) (1…¦c8 2.¦c7#) (1…¦b8 2.¦b7#) 2.¦a7#

Yes, discovered check plus the threat of checkmate on g7 does the trick!

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