Long Diagonal Mates:
Part of the 12x Common Mating Patterns, of the Chess Endgame Guide

Common Mating Patterns
Long Diagonal Mates
[Example 1]


Long Diagonal Mates
Example 1

Common Mating Patterns -- Long Diagonal Mates, #1
Winning Chess Combinations, p53-54
Game: Ribli-Thorfinnsson, Saint Vincent, 2005
Opening: Reti Opening
Diagram 32: White to Play

Long Diagonal Mates,
Example 1, ChessFlash Viewer

Long Diagonal Mates,
Example 1, PGN

[Event "Long Diagonal Mates, #1"]
[Site "Saint Vincent"]
[Date "2005"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Zoltan Ribli"]
[Black "Bjorn Thorfinnsson"]
[Result "1-0"]
[SetUp "1"]
[FEN "rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKBNR w KQkq - 0 1"]
[PlyCount "51"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. O-O Bf5 5. b3 Nbd7 6. Bb2 Qc7 7. d3 e5 8. Nbd2 Bd6 9. e4 dxe4 10. dxe4 Bxe4 11. Nc4 Be7 12. Nfxe5 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 Rd8 14. Qf3 O-O 15. Rfe1 Rfe8 16. Rad1 Bf8 {(Diagram 32)} 17. Rxd7 Rxd7 18. Ng4 Re6 19. Rxe6 fxe6 20. Bxf6 h5 21. Nge5 Rd5 22. Bg5 b5 23. Ng6 Qf7 24. Qxf7+ Kxf7 25. Nce5+ Ke8 26. Be3 1-0


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