Any games where player forced mated himself?

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #1


    Has anyone played in or know of a game where a player has forced mated themself? Thought it would be funny if we could start a collection!

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #2


    What is that? I've never heard of force mating yourself?

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #3


    You sir have a sick mind.

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #4


    Give me time, the way I play I'm sure it'll happen sooner or later.

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #5


    For example you play a knight check that forces a recapture that mates your king

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #6


    You might try searching for "selfmate"--that's what I've always heard it called anyway. I've only ever seen it in puzzles, never a real game. I'll be interested to see one if you find one.

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #8


    Sounds like a specialized case of a selfmate problem in which your opponent's moves are forced.

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #9


    Simple example:

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #11


    Gotcha, I was thinking helpmate when you said selfmate.

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