[Retros] Pawn to-the-6th rank mates

Hirokaz ONODA glkoon at yahoo.co.jp
Sun Nov 12 14:18:37 EST 2006


Pawn advance-to-the-6th rank mates
Summary of (nearly) mid-November

Category I:
b6#/...b3# etc., mate by pawn itself

1.b3 a5 2.Bb2 a4 3.Bxg7 Bxg7 4.Nc3 Bxc3 5.Qb1 Nf6 6.Kd1
O-O 7.Kc1 Bxd2+ 8.Kb2 a3# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.a4 b5 2.a5 b4 3.a6 Bxa6 4.c3 Qc8 5.Qa4 Qb7 6.Kd1 Bxe2+
7.Kc2 a6 8.Qa5 b3# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.Na3 d5 2.Nc4 dxc4 3.d4 Qxd4 4.b4 Qxf2+ 5.Kd2 Qg3 6.b5
c3# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.e3 d5 2.Ne2 d4 3.Nec3 Qd5 4.Ke2 Kd7 5.Qe1 Kd6 6.Nd1 Bd7
7.c3 d3# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1. e4 d6 2. e5 Bh3 3. Qg4 f6 4. Bb5+ Kf7 5. e6# (Francois
1. d4 e5 2. Bg5 e4 3. Bh4 Qg5 4. f3 Bb4+ 5. Kf2 e3#
(Francois Labelle)
1.Nf3 f5 2.Ne5 f4 3.Nxd7 Qxd7 4.e3 Qb5 5.Bd3 Bh3 6.Ke2
Bxg2 7.Re1 f3# (Nicolas Dupont)
1.f4 e6 2.f5 Ba3 3.bxa3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Ne4 5.Bxg7 Nxd2 6.Qxd2
Ke7 7.Kd1 Re8 8.f6# (Nicolas Dupont)
1.h4 g5 2.h5 g4 3.h6 Bxh6 4.f3 Bf4 5.Kf2 h5 6.Qe1 g3#
(Hirokaz Onoda)
1.g3 h5 2.Bg2 h4 3.Bxb7 Bxb7 4.Nf3 Bxf3 5.Kf1 Bxe2+ 6.Kg2
Rh5 7.Qg1 h3# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.h4 g6 2.h5 Bg7 3.Rh4 Bxb2 4.Bxb2 Nf6 5.Bxf6 Kf8 6.Bxe7
Kg7 7.Nh3 Qg8 8.h6# (Nicolas Dupont)

Category II:
b6#/...b3# etc., discovered checkmate

1.e3 c5 2.Bb5 c4 3.Bxd7+ Bxd7 4.d4 Bb5 5.d5 Qxd5 6.Ke2 Kd7
7.Qe1 c3# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.c3 e6 2.c4 Bb4 3.c5 Bxd2 4.Bxd2 d5 5.Bb4 d4 6.Qxd4 Ke7
7.Kd2 Qe8 8.c6# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.b3 d5 2.Ba3 d4 3.Bxe7 Qxe7 4.e4 Qxe4 5.Ne2 Bc5 6.f3 Ne7
7.Kf2 O-O 8.Ng3 d3# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.g3 e5 2.Bh3 e4 3.Bxd7+ Bxd7 4.Nh3 Bc6 5.O-O Qxd2 6.Kh1
Qxe2 7.Bf4 Qxf2 8.Qc1 e3# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.d3 h5 2.Bh6 gxh6 3.f4 Bg7 4.f5 Bxb2 5.d4 Kf8 6.Qd3 Kg7
7.Kd2 Kh7 8.f6# (Nicolas Dupont)
1.g3 f5 2.Bh3 f4 3.Bxd7+ Bxd7 4.h3 Bxh3 5.g4 Bxg4 6.Kf1
Qd6 7.Kg2 Kd7 8.Kh2 f3# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.f4 g5 2.f5 g4 3.f6 exf6 4.Kf2 Bc5 5.Kg3 Bb6 6.h4 c5 7.h5
Qc7 8.Kh4 Qf4 9.a4 d6 10.a5 g3# (Nicolas Dupont)
[pin mate] 1.e3 f6 2.Qg4 Kf7 3.Qxd7 Qe8 4.Qxc7 Be6 5.d4
Bxa2 6.d5 Bxb1 7.Bc4 Bxc2 8.Ne2 Bg6 9.d6# (Andrey Frolkin)
[double-pin mate] 1.e4 f5 2.Qg4 f4 3.Qxd7 Kf7 4.Qxc7 Qd5
5.d4 Qxa2 6.Nd2 Qb1 7.Ra5 Nd7 8.Rf5 Ndf6 9.d5 h5 10.Bc4
Rh6 11.Ne2 Rg6 12.O-O Qxc1 13.Qd7 Qa1 14.d6# (Andrey

Category III:
bxc6#/...bxc3# etc., mate by pawn itself

1.d4 c5 2.dxc5 Qb6 3.Qd6 Kd8 4.Qxe7+ Kc7 5.Qf6 a6 6.cxb6#
(Hirokaz Onoda)
1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 c6 3.Qd5 Qb6 4.Kd1 Kd8 5.Bg5+ Kc7 6.Kc1 Bd6
7.exd6# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.g3 d5 2.Bh3 d4 3.Kf1 d3 4.Kg2 dxe2 5.d4 e1=R 6.Qf3 g5
7.Qf6 g4 8.Nf3 gxh3# (Nicolas Dupont)

Category IV:
bxc6#/...bxc3# etc., discovered checkmate (with/without en

1.d4 e6 2.d5 Qg5 3.Qd4 Qxg2 4.Bxg2 Ke7 5.Bg5 Kd6 6.f4 Nc6
7.dxc6# (Nicolas Dupont)
1.e4 e5 2.Qg4 Be7 3.Qxd7+ Qxd7 4.f3 f5 5.Kf2 Qd4+ 6.Kg3
Qf2+ 7.Kh3 f4+ 8.g4 fxg3# e.p. (Unto Heinonen, 1996)

Category V:
bxc6#/...bxc3# etc., double checkmate (with/without en

1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Rg8 3.e6 dxe6 4.d4 Qd6 5.d5 Qxh2 6.g3 Qh4
7.Bg2 Qa4 8.Rh5 Kd7 9.Re5 Ne8 10.dxe6# (Andrey Frolkin)
1.a4 d6 2.a5 Bf5 3.Ra4 Bd3 4.exd3 Kd7 5.Qg4 Kc6 6.Qc8 Kb5
7.Qb8 Ka6 8.d4+ b5 9.axb6# e.p. (Ulrich Ring, 1996)
1.c3 f6 2.Qa4 Kf7 3.Qxd7 Kg6 4.Qxe7 Kh6 5.Qf7 Ne7 6.h4
Nbc6 7.h5 Na5 8.d3+ g5 9.hxg6# e.p. (Richard Stanley,
1.f4 e5 2.Kf2 Qh4+ 3.Kf3 Qf2+ 4.Kg4 h5+ 5.Kh3 h4 6.e4 d5+
7.g4 hxg3# e.p. (Gerd Wilts & Norbert Geissler, 1996)

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