Mating Patterns #6: Rook, Knight and Pawn Mate

Mating Patterns #6: Rook, Knight and Pawn Mate

Chesser777
May 17, 2008, 12:00 AM |
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Rook, knight and pawn Mate

 

  Usually seen in endgames, this mate "is extremely useful to know." The combination of a Rook, Knight, and a pawn often proves to be a very potent fighting unit against an opposing King in an endgame. There are two primary mating positions as shown below, followed by an interactive board with an endgame example.

Diagrams showing Rook, knight and pawn Mate:

 

 

 

Endgame example showing Rook, knight and pawn Mate:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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