# It's white turn now Checkmate in two moves. White wins.

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### First move is the key to solve this puzzle. If you pick the right move then black mate will be promised.

It's white turn now. checkmate in 2 moves.

posted Apr 4, 2014

## 1 Solution

white: Qa2
if black: Ke4
then white: Qg2 (checkmate)
if black: Kc4
then white: Rf3 (checkmate)
if black: Ke6
then white: Rb7 (checkmate)

solution May 30, 2015

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