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

Common Mating Patterns
Rook and Knight Mates
[Example 4]


Rook and Knight Mates
Example 4

Common Mating Patterns -- Rook and Knight Mates, #4
Winning Chess Combinations, p56-57
Diagram 36: White to Play

Rook and Knight Mates,
Example 4, ChessFlash Viewer

Diagram 36, Seirawan's Original Pattern


Diagram 36, Seirawan Adds Black Pawn & White Queen

Rook and Knight Mates,
Example 4, PGN

Diagram 36, Seirawan's Original Pattern

[Event "Rook and Knight Mate, #4.1"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "?"]
[Black "?"]
[Result "1-0"]
[SetUp "1"]
[FEN "5rk1/5pp1/8/3N4/8/5R2/8/6K1 w - - 0 0"]
[PlyCount "3"]

{(Diagram 36)} 1. Ne7+ Kh7 2. Rh3# 1-0


Diagram 36, Seirawan Adds Black Pawn & White Queen

[Event "Rook and Knight Mate, #4.2"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "New game"]
[Black "?"]
[Result "1-0"]
[SetUp "1"]
[FEN "5rk1/5ppp/8/3N4/8/5R2/2Q5/6K1 w - - 0 1"]
[PlyCount "5"]

{(Diagram 36, plus Black Pawn and White Queen)} 1. Ne7+ Kh8 2. Qxh7+ Kxh7 3. Rh3# 1-0


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