Here are some 'mate in 2s' composed & edited by Kenneth Howard.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your cursor from one bracket to the other.

a)
Kenneth S. Howard
Chess Review, 1935
Nrkb4/1q1R2QK/B6n/8/8/2r5/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rd6 ]

b)
Kenneth S. Howard
The Morning Post, 1932
1b6/4p3/7R/RN2k3/8/3PN1K1/8/1n6 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 ]

c)
Kenneth S. Howard
Grand Rapids Herald, 1933
1r2R1Q1/8/b7/1B1NN3/r3k1K1/2P5/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qg5 ]

d)
Kenneth S. Howard
British Chess Magazine, 1932
1B5K/7b/1R2pQ2/8/4r3/R1q1k2N/n2pP3/b2B4 w - - 0 1
[ Ba7 ]

e)
Kenneth S. Howard
The Falkirk Herald, 1925
4r3/8/q7/b1N2pr1/R1p1pkp1/2B1R3/3PKp2/2Q5 w - - 0 1
[ d4 ]

Kenneth Howard Mate in 2 Problems, Part II.
a)
Kenneth S. Howard
Dagens Nyheder, 1935
1b1nB3/p1P4p/q3k2r/pN3p1b/4p2Q/8/3R1P1K/B7 w - - 0 1
[ f4 ]

b)
Otto Wurzburg
The Atlanta Journal, 1939
5RQ1/4p2p/4B1r1/8/3N1p1p/2n3k1/6pN/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ra8 ]

c)
William A. Beers
American Chess Bulletin, 1939
8/3N3p/4B2K/8/p3k1p1/Q2b2p1/3R1nN1/5R1n w - - 0 1
[ Bg8 ]

d)
Otto Wurzburg
American Chess Bulletin, 1936
8/4n2K/8/pNp5/rkB4Q/n1p1N3/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nd4 ]


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