Paul Morphy’s Only Chess Problem


morphyatboard Lewis Elkin and Paul Morphy



morphyboardWhite to play and mate in two moves.


Morphy was 10 years old when he invented this puzzle, his only known composition. 


For the solution – See Comments.


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  1. 1. Ra6 ! B – Any
    2. Rxa7#


    1. Ra6 ! bxa6
    2. b7#


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