Checkmate Flashcards: Rook, Knight, Pawn Teamwork
Most players know the value of a Knight on g5 when attacking the kingside. The powerful Knight attacks f7 and h7! But do you know the value of a Knight on g6? Here are some great examples of a Knight on g6 aiding in Checkmate.
Here is a diagram of two variations of Mate using a Knight on g6 protected by a pawn supporting a Rook delivering mate:
Here is another common example:
I hope these examples will give you an idea of how to utilize a Knight on g6 instead of the common g5. Enjoy.