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

Common Mating Patterns
Rook and Knight Mates
[Example 6]


Rook and Knight Mates
Example 6

Common Mating Patterns -- Rook and Knight Mates, #6
Winning Chess Combinations, p58-59
Game: Golmayo-Loyd, Paris, 1867
Diagram 38: Black to Play

Rook and Knight Mates,
Example 6, ChessFlash Viewer

Rook and Knight Mates,
Example 6, PGN

Notes: In his book, (p59), Seirawan gives three alternative sequences that arise after Black's 5th Move (5...Qc1+).

[Event "Rook and Knight Mate, #6"]
[Site "Paris"]
[Date "1867"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Celso Golmayo"]
[Black "Samuel Loyd"]
[Result "0-1"]
[SetUp "1"]
[FEN "3q1rk1/2p2pp1/3p3p/1Q1N3P/6P1/R4n2/rPP5/2K4R b - - 0 0"]
[PlyCount "15"]

{(Diagram 38)} 1...Ra1+ 2.Rxa1 Qg5+ 3.Kb1 Nd2+ 4.Kc1 Nb3+ 5.Kb1 Qc1+ 6.Rxc1 Nd2+ 7.Ka2 Ra8+ 8.Qa4 Rxa4# 0-1


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