Lone Bishop Mates:
Part of the 12x Common Mating Patterns, of the Chess Endgame Guide

Common Mating Patterns
Lone Bishop Mates
[Example 1]


Lone Bishop Mates
Example 1

Common Mating Patterns -- Lone Bishop Mates, #1
Winning Chess Combinations, p64-65
Game: Vanka-Skala, Prague, 1960
Diagram 46: White to Play

Lone Bishop Mates,
Example 1, ChessFlash Viewer

Lone Bishop Mates,
Example 1, PGN

[Event "Lone Bishop Mates, #1"]
[Site "Prague"]
[Date "1960"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Vanka"]
[Black "Skala"]
[Result "1-0"]
[SetUp "1"]
[FEN "r1b2r2/pp2npkp/3p1pp1/q2P4/3QPP2/8/PP2B1PP/R1B2R1K w - - 0 0"]
[PlyCount "7"]

{(Diagram 46)} 1. b4 Qb6 2. Qxf6+ Kxf6 3. Bb2+ Qd4 4. Bxd4# 1-0


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