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magic mates
Compiled by kevin86
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Here is a collection of those mates that have been given names-or otherwise significant.

Reti-Tartakower on the second rank!
G Kuzmin vs E Torre, 1981 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

anatomy of a smothered mate.
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

a crossfire mate in two acts
Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

an epaulette mate with just six pieces on the board
Xu Yuanyuan vs I Charkhalashvili, 2001 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 88 moves, 0-1

discovered mate-Anastasia's with a twist.
Xie Jun vs J V Demina, 1992 
(B58) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

the clasic Boden mate
E J Diemer vs Portz, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

inactive bishop TO mating bishop!
Vitacek vs Duras, 1900 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Indian problem-type mate
Chigorin vs Gossip, 1889 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

double check puts opponent to sleep
A Rakhmanov vs Y Ginzburg, 2010 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 1-0

Dr Lasker's first game on the database-a loss...
B Lasker vs Von Bardeleben, 1884 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

mate by R and N vs two queens!!
A Sundin vs Erik Andersson, 1964 
(C16) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

queen sac in 7...mate from pieces behind...
H P Schlemm vs S Wranay, 1872 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

great king chase.
O'Kelly vs P Devos, 1937 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

a short pint...
Short vs A Muir, 2004 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

mate on back rank after queen sac.
C G Ward vs A Summerscale, 1996 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

bishop knight mate-rainbow #2
Kiss vs G Barcza, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

a cross between gold piece game,and Arabian mate.
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Arabian Mate in three acts!
Fischer vs J L Garcia Bachiller, 1970 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

mate in two...take my knight please!
P Soderberg vs Taimanov, 1998 
(B40) Sicilian, 58 moves, 0-1

take one-the other 2 checkmate.
O Field vs O Tenner, 1922 
(C58) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

mate threat quashed by...mate itself.
L Shamkovich vs F Visier Segovia, 1966 
(B40) Sicilian, 49 moves, 1-0

like this one...
Nezhmetdinov vs V Baskin, 1948 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Arabian Mate...or bust!
J Gabrovsek vs D Avirovic, 1933 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

two rooks for the queen by mate comes extra.
Marshall vs Pillsbury, 1904 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Anderseen on the wrong side of this immortal!
Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1864 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 35 moves, 0-1

mate by discovered check.
X Vasicek vs V Stulik, 1943 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

queen sac leads to double-check & mate
Svidler vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

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