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

Common Mating Patterns
Lone Bishop Mates
[Example 2]


Lone Bishop Mates
Example 2

Common Mating Patterns -- Lone Bishop Mates, #2
Winning Chess Combinations, p65-66
Game: Andersson-Hartston, Prague, 1960
Diagram 47: White to Play

Lone Bishop Mates,
Example 2, ChessFlash Viewer

Lone Bishop Mates,
Example 2, PGN

Notes: In the actual game, White resigned after Black's first move (1...Qh3+). However, I've continued it on and completed the Lone Bishop Mate, as Seirawan explains on p65.

[Event "Lone Bishop Mates, #2"]
[Site "Hastings"]
[Date "1972"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Ulf Andersson"]
[Black "William Hartston"]
[Result "0-1"]
[SetUp "1"]
[FEN "3Q4/1pp2pk1/4qn1p/p3p1p1/1Pb1P3/P1P1BPP1/2B3KP/8 w - - 0 0"]
[PlyCount "4"]

{(Diagram 47)} 1. Qxc7 Qh3+ 2. Kxh3 Bf1# 0-1


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