Checkmates in Rook Endings

Checkmates in Rook Endings

Aug 18, 2012, 3:41 PM |
It may be not expected sharp swing, when in technical Rook Ends, one side show fierce aggression, and forced fast ending by Rook Checkmate.
In that game below, I created the pawn weakness in the King side, than I exchanged what I can, by simplifying, and in poor Rook Ending, when my Partner looks how to neutralise my advance material and positional factors, I sacrificed pawn and squees his King to aside vertical line, and its prepared the final Trap for King.
The Partner was still not aware of the dead danger for King, and not protect vs possible attacks on his pawns, while, the King was abandoned to be capture, instantly.
Rook can Checkmate alone!

8/7R/2r2p2/2p2K1k/3p4/1P4P1/P1P5/8 b - - 3 34

[Event "Time of Play Chess #257 - Board 3"]

[Site ""]

[Date "2012.08.17"]


[Black "lozalf"]

[Result "1-0"]

[WhiteElo "1705"]

[BlackElo "1601"]

[TimeControl "1 in 1 day"]

[Termination "AWARDCHESS won by checkmate"]


1.g3 e5 2.Nh3 d5 3.f4 Bxh3 4.Bxh3 exf4 5.O-O {Thematic Game - This is the starting position.} 

 Bc5+ 6.e3 fxe3 7.dxe3 Nc6 8.Nc3 Nf6 9.Bg2 d4 10.Bxc6+ bxc6

 11.exd4 Bxd4+ 12.Kg2 O-O 13.Ne2 c5 14.Nxd4 cxd4 15.Qf3 h6 16.Bf4 c5 17.Bxh6 Re8 18.Bg5 Re6 19.Rae1 Rxe1 20.Rxe1 Rb8

 21.Bxf6 Qxf6 22.Qxf6 gxf6 23.b3 Rb6 24.Re8+ Kg7 25.Rc8 Rb5 26.Kf3 f5 27.Rc6 f6 28.Rc7+ Kg6 29.Rxa7 Kg5 30.h4+ Kg6

 31.Kf4 Rb6 32.h5+ Kxh5 33.Kxf5 Rc6 34.Rh7# 1-0