Checkmates: Bishop & Knight Mates

Sep 4, 2011, 2:25 PM |

from Winning Chess Combinations:


The top 2 diagrams show the most common Bishop & Knight mating patterns, and the third is an excerpt from a game featuring a Bishop & Knight mate:


















This is a double Knight mate I guess, but a Bishop is involved so I thought I'd add it here.  This is from a game I just played and it ended with a really pleasing checkmate that I wanted to stick in a blog, so here it is!