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Smothered mate collection
Compiled by todki
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A small collection of Philidor's (also known as "smothered")mates.

The "Grob" leads to a smothered mate
C Bloodgood vs B Evans, 1961 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

A brilliant one by Morphy
Morphy vs Schrufer, 1859 
(C56) Two Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

A rare modern smothered mate
Grischuk vs Ponomariov, 2000 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 27 moves, 1-0

Another one by Morphy
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1849 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

...and another one by Morphy
Morphy vs NN, 1856 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

The "Mortimer Trap"
R C Griffith vs NN, 1888 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

The earliest "smothered" mate.
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

Another early one by Greco
NN vs Greco, 1625 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 0-1

Another NN gets "smothered"!
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

A very recent example
K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

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