Find The Shortest Mate

White to move. How quickly can you find the shortest mate in this position?

8/5n2/1p2P3/1P1Rr3/4kN2/1K1N3P/5B2/3Q4 w - - 0 1

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DaveCubby
DaveCubby

f) 1...Rxh5/Rxe6, 2. Qh1#!!
g) 1...Rf5, 2. Rd4#!!

LOL LOL

Nh5!!! - key move in all variations and a mate in two. Wow!

Alena
Alena

e)

1.Nh5 Rg5
2.Nf6#

DaveCubby
DaveCubby

I thought it was mate in three but it's actually mate in two.

  1. Nh5!!!!

a) 1...Kxd5, 2. Nc5#!!
b) 1...Ng5, 2. Rxe5#!!
c) 1...Kf5, 2. Qg4#!!
d) 1...Rxe5, 2. Ng3#!!

Holy Toledo!!!

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