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Interesting Mating Patterns
Compiled by chesscrazy
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These are all games that end in an interesting mate.

By the way, the answers to the puzzles on my profile are:

1.


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(White to play and mate in 10)

Solution:
1.f3+ gxf3 2.exd3+ cxd3 3.Bf5+ exf5 4.Re6+ dxe6 5.Rd4+ cxd4 6.a8=B (also possible is a8=Q)6...Qd5 7.Bxd5+ exd5 8.Nf6+ gxf6 9.Qe5+ fxe5 10.Ng5#

Ending position:


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A pawn mate!
Dubois vs Duke Karl / Casabianca / Preti, 1855 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

Actually Miles resigned after 24.Qxg6!+
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

A Beautiful Mate!
J Cukierman vs A Voisin, 1929 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Guila vs G Pecci, 1875 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

The Knight Mate
J H Blake vs G A Hooke, 1891 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Arabian Mate
Edward Holt vs T Bingamon, 1947 
(C56) Two Knights, 14 moves, 1-0

Krauthauser vs Herrmann, 1934 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Smothered Mate
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Legals Mate!
De Legal vs Saint Brie, 1750 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

J Bodvarsson vs F Olafsson, 1947 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 5 moves, 0-1

Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Topalov, 1998 
(A04) Reti Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Maurer, 1930 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

Schwartz vs Hartlaub, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Smothered again'
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

damiano defense
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

how to work as a team
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

ok
Greco vs NN, 1619 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Maurian vs NN, 1866 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

sam loyd
Loyd vs S Rosenthal, 1867 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 36 moves, 1-0

NN vs H Hage, 1989 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 7 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch vs Von Scheve, 1879 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

Kotov vs Bondarevsky, 1936 
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 0-1

Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

D Thompson vs Mackenzie, 1868 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1933 
(C49) Four Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

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