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Does this checkmate have a special name, or is it just a back rank mate?
A friend of mine once said that after 2... Rf8 3. Bxg8 Rxe8, black's rook had free range to harrass white's king. :-p
Not named AFAIK.
looks like a type of back rank mate. I don't think the specific pattern with a pinned rook has a name.
Call it a "Clever Cavalier's Mate".
Or just "Cavalier's Mate" ?!
"Cavalier's Mate" sounds acceptable as well. But not with the sign "?!" for a dubious move.
Positions where one or more squares on the 7th rank are controlled are sometimes called "artificial back ranks."
Well, seeing how it's an old, common checkmate, Cavalier's Mate doesn't work. Another problem is the lack of a knight!
Yeah, I think you'd have to find the first game where this kind of mate was delivered and name it after the deliverer!
I think it was me.
It was me.
Won't argue. I know better than to resist.
Hehe... "Borg's Mate" :-D
It is a forced mate, so I can dig the name.
I have won with it a few times ^_^
I am quitting chess.
by denner90 a few minutes ago
12/9/2013 - Mate in 3
by bluejay2000 a few minutes ago
Komodo 6 Released But? The A.R.B Chess System Still Crushes!! it! :)
by TheARBChessSystem 4 minutes ago
What does mean, when a player refuse to rematch ?
by Sangwin 5 minutes ago
Where is logical thinking in the chess ?
by shadowsaybye 7 minutes ago
Chess Troll for the Year!
by olichris 9 minutes ago
Could somebody enlighten me on my mistakes here.
by doublebruce 10 minutes ago
can I be an IM before i die?
by Sunshiny 13 minutes ago
1 or 2 match a day tournaments
by scottk74 15 minutes ago
We need more amateurs to post their annotated games.
by ajian 18 minutes ago
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