Chess Puzzle ~ Mate-in-Two

Keep your students thinking with this mate-in-two puzzle from the MATCH Student Workbook.  Checkmate Puzzle from the MATCH Curriculum

If your students are stumped, you can offer this hint: Remove whatever is stopping your queen from doing what it wants to do!
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Challenging Pawn Mower Puzzle

In honor of the release of the Kindle version of our Pawn Mower  Combo Edition puzzle book, here is a brain teaser for your day ~ a rook puzzle with 20 pawns to capture.  If you are not familiar with Pawn Mower, you can find instructions and some easier puzzles on which to cut your teeth here.

20 Pawn Mower Rook Puzzle

Please do not post the answer in the comments section so that everyone who visits can play. Thanks!