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The Greatest Mates Ever
Compiled by blingice
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What I think are some pretty cool checkmates and/or cool set ups.


Rook and Queen are useless...
C Bayer vs Falkbeer, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

FANTASTIC!
A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen, 1872 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

The King Assists
Weenink vs L Gans, 1930 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Rook and Queen sac by Leko?!
Leko vs Radjabov, 2006 
(B33) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0

KBNR
W Potter vs NN, 1870 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Pursuit
Tal vs Golombek, 1958 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Knightz
Najdorf vs NN, 1942 
(C26) Vienna, 20 moves, 1-0

Six Pieces?!
J Perrier vs F J Wellmuth, 1917  
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Lasker's Assaulting 101: 2 Rooks, 2 Bishops, and a Knight
Lasker vs NN, 1898 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

Pieces Don't Matter
W G Ward vs H Browne, 1874 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Unstoppable Morphy
N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Stalemate...but...not...
Znosko-Borovsky vs J A Seitz, 1931 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 96 moves, 0-1

Major pieces?! HAH!
Muller vs Bayer, 1908 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Queen's gone, Pawn promotes, Queen's gone, Game ends
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1893 
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Reveal, with a bishop, a rook, and a random bishop
G Neumann vs Dufresne, 1863 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Pawns, Bishop and Knight
Kavalek vs W Pietzsch, 1967 
(A22) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Hunted Down
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

Alekhine threatens three mates
Alekhine vs L Kussman, 1924  
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Queen Sacrifice becomes double bishop mate
Alekhine vs Vasic, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

Queen Sacrifice and rook/bishop/bishop attack
Alekhine vs O Tenner, 1911 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Open H-file of Death
Liu Wenzhe vs J H Donner, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Piece Fiesta
Lasker vs E Delmonte, 1906 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

The Hail of Pieces
T Lopang vs J Gilbert, 2006 
(E92) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Trapped!!!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

J E Slade vs NN, 1960 
(B58) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sacrifice everything and hunt the king down!
Carlsen vs G Tallaksen Ostmoe, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

wtf...
Navara vs J Helbich, 1998 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

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