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

Common Mating Patterns
Double Rook Mates
[Example 6]


Double Rook Mates
Example 6

Common Mating Patterns -- Double Rook Mates, #6
Winning Chess Combinations, p69-70
Game: Portisch-Hubner, Bugojno, 1978
Opening: Nimzo-Indian Defence
Diagram 53: Black to Play

Double Rook Mates,
Example 6, ChessFlash Viewer

Double Rook Mates,
Example 6, PGN

Notes: The actual game ended after Black's 39th Move (39...Qxg3+).

The PGN, below, continues through to Seirawan's hypothetical sequence (p70), which ends in the Double Rook Mate pattern.

[Event "Double Rook Mates, #6"]
[Site "Bugojno"]
[Date "1978"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Lajos Portisch"]
[Black "Robert Hubner"]
[Result "0-1"]
[PlyCount "84"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. Nge2 Ba6 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Nxc3 d5 8. b4 O-O 9. b5 Bb7 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 Qxd5 12. f3 a6 13. Bd3 f5 14. a4 axb5 15. Ba3 b4 16. Bxb4 Rf7 17. Rc1 Ba6 18. Bc2 Nc6 19. Bb3 Qd7 20. Bc3 Ne7 21. Kf2 Nd5 22. Bd2 Qd6 23. Qc2 Bb7 24. Qc4 Rf6 25. g3 h5 26. Rhd1 h4 27. Rg1 Raf8 28. a5 Rh6 29. axb6 cxb6 30. Ra1 Kh7 31. Ra7 Qb8 32. Raa1 Nf6 33. Bd1 Bd5 34. Qc2 hxg3+ 35. hxg3 Rh3 36. Rc1 Rf7 37. Be2 {(Diagram 53)} Ne4+ 38. fxe4 fxe4+ 39. Ke1 Qxg3+ 40. Rxg3 Rh1+ 41. Bf1 Rhxf1+ 42. Ke2 R7f2# 0-1


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