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Mating Patterns (Part 1)

Some basic mating patterns everyone should know. (Part 1)

 Smothered Mate

 Pillsbury's Mate

 Morphy's Mate 

 Anastasia's Mate 

 Bodens Mate

 Damiano's Mate

 Legall's Mate

 Blackburne's Mate


Part 2

Part 3


Comments


  • 7 years ago

    cautivar

    i thought this was an anthropology post
  • 7 years ago

    kenytiger

    Thanks Batgirl, God knows how many opportunities like that I have missed.
  • 7 years ago

    knees

    thanks!!
  • 7 years ago

    unclemike

    thanks for the learning experience
  • 7 years ago

    NoordZee

    Mate can be round the corner closer than you think!  Thank you batgirl for this contribution.  Very informative.
  • 7 years ago

    gokuba

    Superb , thanks mate!!!
  • 7 years ago

    underwho

    a great collection!
  • 7 years ago

    KingLeopold

    I like the mate patterens you show.

    But I thought the Arabic mate was with a rook, knight and pawn?


  • 7 years ago

    Chessstudent

      I.... did'nt know them all, as usual you're very enlightening!  thanks for the lesson

       Ray 


  • 7 years ago

    superchef1028

    Very nice.  Thanks batgirl.
  • 7 years ago

    kolechess

    Yeah thanks for that knew them all but not by name also thought damios mate involved a two rook sacrifice but probably just confusion on my part lol.


  • 7 years ago

    Charlie91

    Of course it's the Czech Mate.  Pieces at the right place at the right time...
  • 7 years ago

    likesforests

    Great material. Anastasia's Mate can also be delivered by a rook. Anyone who wants a couple more examples can see them at the above link.


  • 7 years ago

    oginschile

    Where is the official mate of the czech republic, otherwise known as the....
  • 7 years ago

    YuvalW

    Nice, I knew them all...
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