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Ending #7: Mating with Knights; A Knight vs Pawn endgame.

Ending #7: Mating with Knights; A Knight vs Pawn endgame.

KID_Harish
Nov 15, 2015, 10:53 PM 4

Two Knights are of course unable to force checkmate. However, when the opposing King is left with a Pawn, checkmate is often possible! .In my this blog, we have a case in point. 


White has to check with Ng3 in order to win. Hence he must lose a move, forcing the opposition upon his adversary, with himself at h3. This he can do easily:

Black is restained so that he cannot prevent his opponent from playing Kg3 in answer to Kh1; which is all that is wanted to bring the mate in evidence. 1.Kg4 would do equally well, of course; the essential point being to force Black into strict opposition.
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