Originally answered on Quora here: http://qr.ae/DyvkB
One of my favorite composers of chess problems is the late Gyorgy Bakcsi. Gyorgy astounds me with how he was able to take a simple premise, such as a forced mate in two, and turn it into a source of such beautiful complexity. Below is one of my favorite “mate in two” problems composed by Gyorgy. I have committed this position to memory and regularly use to stump even the most experienced solvers. Enjoy…
Source: De Waarheid, 1984
Author: Gyorgy Bakcsi
White to move, mate in 2.
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