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Double Check Mate Examples
Compiled by ChessCoachClark
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The Double Check Mate has a myriad of forms, but all are beautiful. Not a common sight, so each is a treasure.

There is a Double Check Mate game with Marco Caorlin vs Tore-Inge Bratteteig in London in 2010 that is available in other DBMS online and standalone. It also makes a Corner Mate pattern.


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A game by Hoffmann vs Petrov 1844 is given in this collection. Surprisingly, there is another game by those players in the same year that ends in a Double Check Mate, but it has only 13 moves. Cited in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Chess Games, vol. 1, game #1844-HP-1. The final position, where Black resigned is


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One continuation leads to the Double Check Mate as shown here


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Games are not listed in order of importance, but chronologically from oldest to most recent.

A work in progress for you to enjoy.

Game ends with Double Check Mate
F A Hoffmann vs Alexander Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Game ends with Double Check Mate by Knight and Bishop
Lasker vs Von Popiel, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 0-1

19. Bxd6# is a Double Check Mate
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1893 
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Knight pulls a Discovery Double Check Mate
I A Zybin vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1902 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 25 moves, 1-0

A Pawn is the active chessman causing the Double Check!
W Napier vs NN, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Game ends with Double Check Mate by Bishop and Rook
Nimzowitsch vs Ryckhoff, 1910 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

Continuation is a mate in one as a Double Check Mate.
F Parr vs G Wheatcroft, 1938 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

Second Double Check is the Double Check Mate
E Zagorjansky vs Konstantinopolsky, 1943 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 0-1

Pending PAWN CAPTURE makes the Double Check Mate!
I Madl vs D Summermatter, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Double Check Mate in continuation: Kh8 Rxf8#
Browne vs Shabalov, 1994 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Double Check Mate by Knight and Bishop
J Rudd vs E Dearing, 2004 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 0-1

Second-best continuation: Kxd1 Bf3+ Kc1 Rd1#; best: mate in 14
Li Chao vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Game ends with Double Check Mate by Rook and Bishop
E Vorobiov vs A Pijpers, 2012 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Game ends with Double Check Mate by Knight and Rook
R Rapport vs P Idani, 2014 
(A04) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Game ends with Double Check Mate and X-Ray defense of Rook
Svidler vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

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