Double Rook Mates:
Part of the 12x Common Mating Patterns, of the Chess Endgame Guide

Common Mating Patterns
Double Rook Mates
[Example 3]


Double Rook Mates
Example 3

Common Mating Patterns -- Double Rook Mates, #3
Winning Chess Combinations, p66-67
Game: Bologan-Van Haastert, Saint Vincent, 2005
Opening: Sicilian Defence
Diagram 50: White to Play

Double Rook Mates,
Example 3, ChessFlash Viewer

Double Rook Mates,
Example 3, PGN

[Event "Double Rook Mates, #3"]
[Site "Saint Vincent"]
[Date "2005"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Victor Bologan"]
[Black "Edwin Van Haastert"]
[Result "1-0"]
[PlyCount "83"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bc4 O-O 9. O-O Be6 10. Qe2 Re8 11. Rfd1 Qc7 12. Bb3 Nbd7 13. Bg5 Rac8 14. Rac1 h6 15. Bxf6 Nxf6 16. Nh4 Bg4 17. f3 Qc5+ 18. Kh1 Be6 19. g3 Nd7 20. Ng2 Nb6 21. Rd3 Nc4 22. Rb1 b5 23. Nd5 Bg5 24. c3 Be7 25. Nge3 Bf8 26. Rdd1 Red8 27. Bxc4 bxc4 28. b3 cxb3 29. axb3 Qb5 30. c4 Qb7 31. b4 g6 32. b5 h5 33. f4 exf4 34. gxf4 axb5 35. f5 Bxd5 36. Nxd5 Bg7 37. Rg1 Kh7 38. Rxb5 Qa7 {(Diagram 50)} 39. fxg6+ fxg6 40. Qxh5+ gxh5 41. Nf6+ Bxf6 42. Rxh5# 1-0


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