Checkmate in 2 by Edgar Holladay (American Chess Problem 1949, 2nd Prize)

WHITES PLAY AND KILL IN 2

Chess problem composed by Edgar Holladay (American Chess Problem 1949, 2nd Prize).

American Holladay is a well-known composer who published numerous books on the problem and who was editor of the problems section of the American Chess Bulletin from 1949 to 1963. In 1963 he founded the US Problem Bulletin.

Topic: checkmate in 2.

The answer from the previous exercise is: 1. Rxe8+ Rxe8 2. g3 Qf6 3. hxg6 hxg6 4. Kg2

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