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Mate by Castling
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These are games where a player effected checkmate by castling (or came close to doing so, in the case of the Honorable Mentions).

At rook odds!
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

"Oh oh oh, Mate!"
A Kvicala vs NN, 1869 
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

G Spencer vs NN, 1893 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

12...Nce4+ 13.Kd3 Nf2+ 14.Kc3 Nge4# was faster
NN vs C Meyer, 1931 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 18 moves, 0-1

"Green Eggs and Hurme"
O Seuss vs H Hurme, 1969 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

Remember when chess computers were weak?
Steinbach vs Schachcomputer, 1982 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

30.Qe2# was faster
A Fomez vs M Lanzani, 1988 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

18.O-O-O# was faster
U Capo Vidal vs E Gonzalez Chavez, 2001
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 19 moves, 1-0

The fastest known mate by castling
NN vs Ryan Marcelonis, 2014
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 0-1

My own contribution
F Rhine vs NN, 2014 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Honorable Mention
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Second Honorable Mention
Prins vs L Day, 1968 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Third Honorable Mention
Anand vs Svidler, 1999 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 31 moves, 1-0

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