Queen and Pawn Mates:
Part of the 12x Common Mating Patterns, of the Chess Endgame Guide

Common Mating Patterns
Queen and Pawn Mates
[Example 4]


Queen and Pawn Mates
Example 4

Common Mating Patterns -- Queen and Pawn Mates, #4
Winning Chess Combinations, p37-38
Diagram 16: Black to Play

Queen and Pawn Mates,
Example 4, ChessFlash Viewer

Queen and Pawn Mates,
Example 4, PGN

Notes: In the book (p38), White's 4th move reads: 4.Rxh8+. This is just a publishing error, as there's nothing for White's Rook to capture. Ignore the 'x', as the move of White's Rook, to "check" Black's King from h8, is correct.

[Event "Queen and Pawn Mate, #4"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "New game"]
[Black "?"]
[Result "1-0"]
[SetUp "1"]
[FEN "r4rk1/2q3p1/6P1/8/8/1Pp5/2P5/1K1QR2R b - - 0 0"]
[PlyCount "12"]

{(Diagram 16)} 1... Qa5 2. Rh8+ Kxh8 3. Rh1+ Kg8 4. Rh8+ Kxh8 5. Qh1+ Qh5 6. Qxh5+ Kg8 7. Qh7# 1-0


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