By Lubomir Kavalek
Special to The Washington Post
Monday, April 20, 2009

Walther von Holzhausen (1876-1935), a German chess composer and player, wrote extensively on the theory of chess problems. In one of his compositions (White: Kg2,Qf1,Rd8,Bh2,P:a4; Black: Kb7, Ba7), white mates in two moves. Can you find the stunning first move and solve the problem?

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