Back Rank Mates:
Part of the 12x Common Mating Patterns, of the Chess Endgame Guide

Common Mating Patterns
Back Rank Mates
[Example 2]


Back Rank Mates
Example 2

Common Mating Patterns -- Back Rank Mates, #2
Winning Chess Combinations, p26-28
Diagram 6: Black to Play

Notes: There are 2 examples that develop from Diagram 6 ... In Yasser's book, the Notation and explanation for both situations is primarily on p27.

Back Rank Mates,
Example 2, ChessFlash Viewer

Diagram 6: Sequence 1




Diagram 6: Sequence 2

Back Rank Mates,
Example 2, PGN

Diagram 6: Sequence 1

[Event "Back-Rank Mate, #2"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "?"]
[Black "?"]
[Result "1-0"]
[SetUp "1"]
[FEN "r2q1k2/5ppp/8/PQ6/8/8/5PPP/4R1K1 b - - 0 1"]
[PlyCount "6"]

1... Rxa5 2. Qb4+ Kg8 3. Qxa5 Qxa5 4. Re8# 1-0


Diagram 6: Sequence 2

[Event "NO Checkmate!"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "?"]
[Black "?"]
[Result "*"]
[SetUp "1"]
[FEN "r2q1k2/5ppp/8/PQ6/8/8/5PPP/4R1K1 b - - 0 1"]
[PlyCount "6"]

1... Qxa5 2. Re8+ Rxe8 3. Qxa5 Re1+ 4. Qxe1 *


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